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With this facility from IRCTC and Indian Railways, changing your boarding station is easy

As per the IRCTC's terms and conditions, passengers with booked etickets, who want to change their boarding station can do so 24 hours before the scheduled departure of the train. According to the IRCTC website, once the pass


Visit the shrine of Vaishno Devi with IRCTC tour package; check here for train fare, schedule & other details

The Mata Vaishnodevi tour package by IRCTC includes train journey between New Delhi and Vaishno Devi and covers Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine, which is located at an altitude of 5200 feet, at a distance of around 12 kms away from K


Soon railway stations will have benches sponsored by local MPs! This Indian Railways project is PM Modi’s idea

Piyush-Goyal led Indian Railways now plans to install minimum one lakh stainless steel benches in 1,500 railway stations across the nation. This is based on a project idea by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the funds for which

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From today, Indian Railways’ stations across Maharashtra to print tickets in Marathi

As of now, railway tickets show the travel details in Hindi language as well as in English language. Now, tickets printed in railway stations across Maharashtra will be displayed in Marathi language as well. Starting May 1, a


To prevent train accidents, Indian Railways’ RDSO to come up with three new technologies

At present, all the three technologies are being tested and are likely to become functional by the end of this year. Once the technologies become functional, control room and loco pilots would be notified about fractures in r

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Travel South India with IRCTC’s Courtallam-Thenmala tour package; check here for train fare, schedule & other details

Courtallam, which is also known as the 'Spa of the South', is located at an elevation of around 167 m on Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli District. The tour package will also cover Thenmala in Kerala, where the Thenm


Greater Noida’s Jewar airport gets final nod: How the infrastructure project will be a big boon for NCR

The Civil Aviation Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Nand Gopal Gupta said that the Jewar airport will benefit many sectors and people of western Uttar Pradesh, who have to travel more than 250 km for Delhi airport and Lucknow airpo


Kushinagar tragedy: Indian Railways to eliminate unmanned level crossings on mission mode

The review meeting was done in the presence of GMs of five critical zones (NR, WR,NER, NWR, ECR) with significant number of UMLCs. According to railway ministry, to increase accountability and public monitoring, progress of e

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Indian Railways latest refund rules 2018: Cancelled your train ticket? Here’s what you must know

In its latest Citizen's Charter for Passenger Services, Indian Railways lists out some important rights and rules that passengers should be aware of when claiming refund on cancelled tickets. At present, train tickets can be


Buying train ticket on IRCTC website or app? Pay these transaction charges for digital payment

Every time a railway passenger buys a train ticket through IRCTC website or app using digital payment methods, a nominal amount is deducted for payments made through net banking, credit cards or debit cards, e-wallets etc.


What Goa’s Dabolim International Airport expansion will mean for passengers

In order to expand the Dabolim International Airport, Rs 400 crore is being invested by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The expansion of the international airport will also include extension of the existing passenger t


Gangtok Darjeeling tour package by IRCTC; check here for train fare, schedule & other details

The special tour package will cover many iconic places such as Arakku Valley, Borra Caves, Gangtok, Changu, Darjeeling, Tiger Hill and Kolkata. The AC Tourist Train will start its journey on May 18, 2018 from Kochuveli for a

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Now, Indian Railways commuters can buy local train tickets using debit, credit cards

Now, with the use of debit cards and credit cards, passengers/commuters will be able to buy local train tickets from ATVM machines at stations. At present, the retrofitted point-of-sale (PoS) devices are being tested by the C

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Special offer by IRCTC on Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train; check dates, fares and other details

For travelers, to enjoy vacations like never before, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has recently announced special promo offer of 10 per cent discount on Buddhist Circuit Tourist train. The promo offe


To increase safety, several Indian Railways stations to get CCTVs using Nirbhaya Fund

In order to enhance safety across railway stations, Indian Railways has plans to invest an amount of Rs 3,000 crore and procure 1.2 million CCTV cameras. Also, to increase train security, some of the CCTV cameras will be set

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This summer season beat the heat with new train services by Indian Railways

In a bid to clear the rush of extra passengers during this summer season, Indian Railways has announced 10 summer special train services that will run between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai and Varanasi.

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Indian Railways to report its worst-ever operating ratio; is 7th Pay Commission the reason?

Operating ratio indicates the organization/company’s operating expenses divided by its operating revenues, which helps to check its performance. Similarly, in Railways, the term refers to the sum which the transporter spend

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Attention Indian Railways passengers! IRCTC has issued warning against unauthorised food delivery services

IRCTC has recently warned Indian Railways passengers to be careful of ordering food through e-catering using apps other than those authorized by IRCTC. Passengers have been cautioned that IRCTC is the only authorized agency t

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Indian Railways big gift for Mumbaikars! Mumbai suburban rail stations to undergo massive redevelopment

The execution for the redevelopment of 19 suburban railway stations will be carried out by Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation. Out of the selected 19 stations, 7 of the stations are on the Central Line, 4 of the stations are on th

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Want to win Rs 10,000? New scheme by IRCTC gives this chance; what Indian Railways passengers need to do

Only those IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) registered users/passengers will be eligible for the scheme who have verified themselves with Aadhaar KYC, booked at least one PNR and whose journey commences

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Finally! Modi government working on big expressway projects to de-congest Delhi-NCR

In order to de-congest Delhi and the national capital region (NCR), Nitin Gadkari the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways has recently announced that as many as ten projects are underway, worth Rs 35,600 crore.


Food on demand in trains soon! Indian Railways to launch ‘Menu on Rail’ on rail app for passengers

The IRCTC 'Menu on Rail' app will allow passengers to order food of their choice from a running train. The menu on rail app, which is still being developed, will be introduced to passengers next month. The food provided to pa

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IRCTC online train ticket booking rules 2018: You can book up to 12 railway tickets from one ID; here’s how

IRCTC online train ticket booking rules: To ease the process of booking tickets online on irctc.co.in or the IRCTC mobile app, Indian Railways keeps introducing new rules. Additionally, several steps are taken to avoid misuse

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Happy Birthday Indian Railways! First passenger train started 165 years ago; unknown facts about the network

April 16 marks a very special day for Indian Railways as today 165 years ago, i.e., April 16, 1853, the first passenger train of Indian Railways ran between Bori Bunder (Mumbai CSMT) and Thane in Maharashtra. Interestingly, t

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Why PM Modi’s inauguration of railway line in Maoist heartland is a big boost for Chhattisgarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated a railway line and passenger train service in insurgency-infested Kanker district in North Bastar, Chhattisgarh. The much awaited railway line, which connects Dallhirajhara in

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Kolkata Metro rake stranded inside tunnel; here’s what happened

Kolkata Metro CPRO Indrani Banerjee said that the incident happened around 9.30 PM when the south-bound non-AC metro rake developed a major electrical snag. According to her, two coaches of the metro rake got inside the Netaj


Delhi Metro Pink Line, Magenta Line a boon for commuters! 5 reasons why Delhiites should cheer

The Pink Line connecting Majlis Park to Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus, was inaugurated last month, and two more new sections of it will be opened for metro commuters, this June. Additionally, the Magenta Line, which started

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