The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, popularly known as IRCTC, soon after adding cash on delivery service for railway tickets, is all set to add another feature for booking tickets.
As per the new policy by IRCTC, new banks which want to integrate with it for payment gateways should pay Rs 20 lakh as security deposit,
Travellers will be able to search and book train tickets, check their existing reservations or cancel them, and get upcoming journey alerts in the new application, the IRCTC release said.
इंडियन रेलवे कैटरिंग एंड टूरिज्म कॉर्पोरेशन (IRCTC) ने नोटबंदी से परेशान लोगों को राहत देने वाला फैसला किया है।
Ministry of Railways has clarified that no hacking of irctc web site and that E-ticketing system is working normally.
Ministry of Railways issued press release restricting ticket booked through online. No online booking from 10.00 to 10.30 hours. No Quick Book Option or e-vault option from 08:00 to 12:00 hours. Maximum 2 tickets for 2 hours. Read for more restrictions
Lower birth in Sleeper class earmarked for senior citizens, ladies passengers above the age of 45 and pregnant women travelling alone has been enhanced to four lower berths per coach instead of two lower berths per coach as per earlier provision. However, earmarking of 2 berths per coach for this category in 3AC and 2AC classes remains the same.
Revised timing for online reservation of Train tickets will be from 00.30 hrs to 23.45 hrs. Current Counters in at Train Originating Stations will also function from 00.30 hrs to 23.45 hrs
IRCTC has offered the wait listed ticket holders the alternate way to continue their journey by means of flight.
Did you try booking a railway ticket online under Tatkal quota in the day time through irctc.co.in, (a website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, an arm of Indian Railways that operates online reservation of train tickets) in the recent days?