How to book Indian Railways tickets on new IRCTC website; Explained in 8 easy steps

Recently, the e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways i.e., Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) modernized its official website. Now, a new version of the official website, in its beta


Indian Railways’ non-fare revenue initiatives have turned damp squib

During 2017-18, the NFR segment contributed around Rs 8,600 crore compared with the target of Rs 14,000 crore.

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Delhi Metro takes this step to make life easier for commuters on Magenta Line – Check Now

Recently, DMRC launched the complete section of the Magenta line that connects Botanical Garden in Noida on Blue Line to Janakpuri West metro station. The Delhi Metro Magenta Line is considered as the

The Delhi Metro Magenta Line is considered as the 'knowledge corridor' as it connects, Amity University, Jamia Milia University, IIT Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

Bullet train to come up along new Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway? First-of-its-kind project likely

Indian Railways has joined hands with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to twin a rail line along the proposed expressway between Mumbai and Nagpur -- a first such coordinated move to execut

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Indian Railways comes up with unique way to ensure punctual trains: Delays to cost officials their promotions!

In what should come as a relief to railway passengers frustrated by delays in services, trains are now likely to run on time as any deviation from the schedule will cost officials of the national tran

Madras HC restrains IRCTC from finalising tender for food plaza at Chennai railway station

Madras High Court today restrained IRCTC From finallising tenders for setting up Food Plazas at the Central Railway station in Chennai.

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Western Railways to run awareness drive on excess luggage in trains

The Rajkot division of the Western Railways (WR) is launching a 15-day long drive to create awareness among passengers about carrying excess luggage in trains and penalty it attracts.

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Securing unmanned level crossings: Indian Railways set to re-hire retired railwaymen

After the tragic death of 13 schoolchildren at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh, the Railways has decided to hire retired railwaymen to man all such vulnerable crossings and has set up a

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OHE snag on Red Line suspends service between Shahdara-Dilshad Garden stations

The breakdown took place around 7 pm and was restored after hours of efforts, a senior DMRC official said. The incident also led to delay in train services on both sides of the corridor, with many pa

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50% decline in theft cases across Northern Railway in 2018

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the NR is committed to providing safety and security to the passengers in the coordination with the Government Railway Police (GRP).

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Enjoy local cuisine on the go in trains! IRCTC ties up with TRAPIGO for food delivery on passengers seats

In an attempt to boost the e-catering service of the national transporter, the catering arm of Indian Railways, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) recently came up with an interes


Indian Railways appoints “Gate-Mitras” with special devices on unmanned railway crossings; here’s why

After the recent tragic incident at Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, the national transporter announced the elimination of all unmanned railway crossings by the end of March 2020. Last year, 1,464 unmanne

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Indian Railways introduces new train between Mysuru and Renigunta; check here the details

The southern division of Indian Railways has recently introduced Mysuru - Renigunta - Mysuru weekly express trains, which will travel between Mysuru in Karnataka and Renigunta in Andhra Pradesh.

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Good news! Indian Railways extends ‘Vikalp’ option for waitlisted passengers to ticket booking at counters

Under the scheme, wait listed passengers of a train could opt for confirmed accommodation in alternate trains.

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Travel to Gangtok and Namchi with IRCTC Sikkim-Chardham Tour Package; check here for details

For those who want to explore Sikkim like never before, here is your chance. IRCTC is offering Green Sikkim-Chardham Tour Package, which is for 5 nights and 6 days and will cover Gangtok and Namchi in


Indian Railways aims 2 billion tonnes in freight movement in next five years

As of now, coal loading is around 555 million tonnes (MT), which is 22 MT more than the previous year's, and the railways is banking on this growth to leapfrog into the 2-billion tonnes target.

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This monsoon, Mumbai railway stations to get rainfall predicting radars from IMD

For everyone to get real-time information on the weather predictions, the IMD's notification list will have everyone from all the railway officials from the headquarters to the station level. Therefor

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Station redevelopment programme: Railways seeks Cabinet nod for revamped policy

After a lot of deliberations with the ministry of finance and Niti Aayog, the ministry of railways has finally sent a note to the Cabinet on the ambitious station redevelopment programme, revamping th

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DMRC uses new count metric on traffic flow, doesn’t share ridership

After the completion of the Magenta Line (length 37.46 km) the total number of interchange stations on the network has now risen to 19, including Sikanderpur, with Rapid Metro.

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Guess what! Indian Railways has roped in Amitabh Bachchan for its campaign; all you want to know

In the short movie, the Bollywood legend appeals to railway passengers to follow the railway safety rules, not to cross the railway tracks and instead use the foot over bridges (FOBs) across general a

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Travel to Kalimpong and Darjeeling with IRCTC Enchanting North Bengal Package; check for fare and other details

The tour package 'Enchanting North Bengal' is being organised by IRCTC and is for 5 nights and 6 days. The Enchanting North Bengal tour package will cover picturesque destinations - Kalimpong and Darj


Train delays due ongoing track upgradation work: Piyush Goyal

The minister posted the tweet along with a video which is now being played at all railway stations, asking people to keep patience in the face of delays.

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Why Indian Railways passengers will have to bear train delays for another 6-8 months

The railways today said passengers will have to bear with train delays for at least six to eight months more, even if the ongoing maintenance and repair works go as per schedule.


Fire at Mumbai CST! Coach of a parked train catches fire; firetenders rush to the spot

In another shocking incident, a coach of a train parked at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) railway yard in Mumbai caught fire today afternoon.


IRCTC e-ticketing website now predicts if your waitlisted ticket will be confirmed; here’s how it works

IRCTC next-generation e-ticketing website has been revamped and now has one of the coolest features for waitlisted and RAC ticket holders! Indian Railways catering arm, IRCTC, has effective today laun

IRCTC e-ticketing website launches new software to predict confirmation chances of waitlisted tickets

To beat summer rush, Indian Railways introduces six trains to Jammu

The Northern division of Indian Railways recently introduced as many as six summer special train services to Jammu Tawi. The summer special train services, which have been introduced in order to beat


Shocking! Sealdah Rajdhani Express pelted with stones in Bihar; passengers injured

Stone pelting on Sealdah Rajdhani Express: In a shocking incident that raises safety concerns, unidentified miscreants pelted stones on Sealdah Rajdhani Express at the Manpur Junction

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