IRCTC

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (A Government of India) :-

IRCTC : Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (A Government of India Enterprise) has been set up by the Ministry of Railways. Here we compiled some important posts with the relevant topic of IRCTC…

IRCTC Booking : 2926 Computerised Reservation Centres in India
IRCTC Booking : 2926 Computerised Reservation Centres in India You can book anywhere to anywhere through any one of the reservation centre in India. Passenger Reservation System (PRS) is running at more than 2926 locations, and is handling more than 3,000 trains involving on an average, 5.42 crore passengers per month with average earning of [...]

IRCTC E-Ticket : List of Cities for Courier Delivery of Internet Tickets
IRCTC E-Ticket : List of Cities for Courier Delivery of Internet Tickets List of Cities State wise are given below for Courier Delivery of Internet Tickets… Passengers can book I-Ticket through the internet ticket booking facility available at the IRCTC website. Tickets will be delivered, to the shipping address that have chosen on the reservation [...]

Revised rate list of Tea/Coffee, Breakfast and Meals in Stations and Trains…
Revised rate list of Tea/Coffee, Breakfast and Meals in Stations and Trains… As per information received, Indian Railways has decided to enhance the rates of food items in Railway stations and in trains through Pantry, i.e. revised rate table has been splitted and given below as Static and Mobile. According to recommendations of the Committee [...]

IRCTC : Verification call for booking to verify passenger details…
IRCTC : Verification call may be made for booking particularly done between 10 am to 10.15 am to verify passenger details… Reservation of train tickets through Tatkal scheme from 10 Hrs. instead of 8 Hrs. with effect from 10th July 2012. Now one more severe action taken by the IRCTC to avoid travel agents from [...]

Carrying ID Proof is compulsory during train journey in all Reserved Classes from 1.12.2012
Carrying ID Proof is compulsory during train journey in all Reserved Classes from 1.12.2012 In a major initiative to further facilitate the travel of bonafide and legitimate passengers and to reduce the scope for misuse of reserved ticketing system by unscrupulous elements/middlemen, the Ministry of Railways has decided to extend the condition of carrying original [...]

Allotment of seats/berths in Tatkal scheme
Tatkal Accommodation in different classes of Trains… Maximum Tatkal accommodation which can be earmarked in a train. Powers for earmarking of Tatkal accommodation in different classes have been delegated to Zonal Railways. Keeping in view the utilization pattern in the class of travel during the previous financial year and availability of accommodation, the Tatkal accommodation [...]

IRCTC Online Booking : Introduction of Captcha to avoid fraudulent booking…
Railways have introduced Captcha system to check fraudulent booking through automation software. The below information was presented by the Minister of State for Railways Shri.Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in the Parliament as written reply to a question as follows… “Captcha has been introduced at e-ticketing website of IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd.) from [...]

Earnings from Tatkal Scheme during the last few years…
Earnings from Tatkal Scheme during the last few years… The earnings from Tatkal Scheme during the last few years has been as under:- Financial Year Earnings from Tatkal Scheme (in crores) 2005-06 126 2006-07 207 2007-08 396 2008-09 605 2009-10 672 2010-11 729 2011-12 847 2012-13 (till August 2012) 409 At present this scheme [...]

Check your Railway Reservation status using SMS messages…
Check your Railway Reservation status using SMS messages… Indian Railway introduced the simplest way to check your Railway ticket status using SMS messages. Just send an SMS on 57886 through your mobile phone now to get any information on Railways. Now all the enquiries like Train Alert, PNR Status, Train Status, Seat Availability, Train [...]

How many complaints received regarding corruption in IRCTC..?
How many complaints received regarding corruption in IRCTC..? How many complaints received in last three years regarding corruption in IRCTC..? The below information was submitted as a answer to a question by the Minister of State for Railways Shri.K.H.Muniyappa in the Lok Sabha on 1st December, 2012 regardig the corruption in IRCTC. The details of [...]

Indian Railways : What are the prescribed time limit for refund..?
Indian Railways : What are the prescribed time limit for refund..? Where the ticket issuing and journey commencing stations ae the same and in cases where they are different (like return/onward tickets), the ticket should be surrendered at the journey commencing station within the following limits :- DISTANCE OF YOUR JOURNEY TIME LIMIT FOR CANCELLATION [...]

IRCTC News : How many tickets booking per day through IRCTC Website…
IRCTC News : How many tickets booking per day through IRCTC Website… How many tickets are booked per day and how many transactions was made in a month through IRCTC website..? The Minister of State for Railways Shri.K.H.Muniyappa informed that the large number of e-tickets are booked every day through the Indian Railway Catering and [...]

IRCTC News : How many individuals are registered with the website of IRCTC…
IRCTC News : How many individuals are registered with the website of IRCTC for booking train tickets… Not only the individuals, number of active Sub-agents and their booking information are given below for your knowledge… The details of active sub-agents and individual users authorised to book tickets through the website of Indian Railway Catering & [...]

IRCTC News: Number of booking through IRCTC Portal…
IRCTC News: Number of booking through IRCTC Portal… How many booking of e-tickets are made per day in average through IRCTC Website… Number of booking of reserved tickets in the financial year 2012-13 (upto October 2012), on an average, approximately 3.69 lakh tickets were booked daily online through the website of IRCTC.

IRCTC News: Salient features of modified Tatkal Scheme
IRCTC News: Salient features of modified Tatkal Scheme The salient features of modified Tatkal Scheme which was introduced in August 2004 and revised from time to time. View to streamline booking of reserved tickets, the following steps have been taken:- i. The timings of opening of reservation of Tatkal tickets have been changed to 10.00 [...]

IRCTC News: Booking of Railway Tickets through Mobile Phone
IRCTC News: Booking of Railway Tickets through Mobile Phone The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has introduced a scheme for booking of railway tickets through mobile phone. IRCTC has launched the scheme for booking Railway e-tickets through mobile phone through its website www.irctc.co.in/mobile. The broad features of the scheme are as follows:

IRCTC News : Cancellation charges to Non Confirmation of E-Tickets
Whether IRCTC has been charged on the cancellation of e-tickets on account of non-confirmation of e-tickets..? The Minister of State for Railways replied to the question above mentioned as follows… Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) does not levy any charges on cancellation of e-tickets on account of non-confirmation. A nominal service charge of [...]

IRCTC News : Launching of Rolling Deposit Scheme
IRCTC News : Launching of Rolling Deposit Scheme Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched the Rolling Deposit Scheme (RDS) on 22.08.2012 for individual users as a pilot project for a period of six months, with the following objectives: (i) Reduction in time taken to book tickets (ii) Reduction in the number of [...]

Indian Railways : Centralised Enquiry Number 139 – Whether passengers are being charged..?
Indian Railways : Centralised Enquiry Number 139 – Whether passengers are being charged..? Ministry of Railways has submitted the below information as a reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 22.11.2012 The Centralised Enquiry Service on single enquiry number, 139 is operated on Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis. The entire cost of infrastructure and [...]

IRCTC Authorised Agents
IRCTC Authorised Agents Indian Railways Authorised Agents :- 1. RTSA (Rail Travel Services Agents) 2. Town Booking Agency (TBA) 3. City Booking Agency Authorised Air Travel Agents-: 1) International Air Transport Association (IATA) 2) Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) 3) Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) 4) Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) 5) [...]

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