How can i do SMS based Mobile Bookings ?

IRCTC Launches SMS based Mobile Bookings Railway e-ticket now on mobile IRCTC introduces for the first time a non-internet based ticketing system that will empower masses even in remote areas to use the omnipresent mobile device to make reservations. Millions of rail travellers can now use their mobile phones to book tickets in a simple, Read More

Posted on July 8, 2013 by Admin

Hungry? Now Indian Railways allows you book your pizza while on train journey – Daily Bhaskar

Delhi: Much to the delight of train passengers, the Railway Ministry has decided to launch a pilot project of booking meals through Internet in selected trains on Delhi-Jammu and Delhi-Amritsar route. You can book your pizza or pasta through Internet before boarding a train and food will be delivered at your seat during the journey. Read More

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

Bangalore photo exhibition depicts the ‘journey’ of Indian Railways

Bangalore, June 27 (ANI): On the occasion of completing 160 glorious years of the Indian Railways, South-Western Railway organized a weeklong photo exhibition here showcasing rare moments of the railway journey and putting it on display. “Railways has progressed immensely reaching to every doorstep in the last 160 years. We have portrayed the journey of Read More

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

What are the rates for carrying Dogs or other pets ?

Dogs when carried in the break-van and/or A.C.C. and first class passenger compartments will be charged for at Scale ‘L'(luggage Rates)on the basis of weights indicated below, subject to a minimum charge of Rs.10/- per dog, charges being Prepaid: When carried in break_van (Dog-Box) 30 Kgs When carried in passengers compartments 60 Kgs "Seeing Eye" Read More

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

What changes are allowed in Tickets ?

How to postpone/prepone journey in e-ticket? This can be done on line by cancelling the original ticket and booking a fresh ticket. How to change name of passenger in e-ticket? To know the procedure of changing the name of passenger click below link – Can partial cancellation be done in e-ticket? Yes. Partial Cancellation Read More

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

What is Change of Boarding Point ?

If a passenger desires to occupy reserved accommodation from any station enroute, he would be permitted to entrain at any intermediate station he chooses irrespective of the distance from the starting station subject to the following conditions : A specific request must be made in writing at the station from where the ticket is purchased Read More

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

Indian Railways General Conditions

The Railway Administration reserves seats, berths, compartments, or carriage in accordance with the rules and conditions published in the Coaching Tariff. A passenger seeking reservation of berth or seats should purchase tickets from the Railway Reservation Offices/Authorised Travel Agency only. Advance reservations are made generally up to 60 days in advance for all classes and Read More