Starting today, you can book a railway ticket on the IRCTC website, 30 minutes prior to the departure of a train. In a passenger-friendly move, Railways has also made changes in its system of preparation of chart, which would now be prepared twice.
Quick service restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has partnered with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to launch a delivery system for consumers on trains.
Railways food catering and tourism promotion firm, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), on Friday said that it has upgraded its website by introducing two high capacity servers that have doubled peak time efficiency.
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is presenting the Railway Budget 2015 today. This is Narendra Modi-led BJP government s first full year Rail Budget and Prabhu has relayed that there won t be any hike in railways prices. In a significant move, Prabhu also announced e-catering services in 108 trains where you can order food through its IRCTC online platform.
Now a train passenger can also order and enjoy hot pizza at his or her seat while travelling. They can order their pizza either online or through a phone call and delivery will be made at 12 selected stations including New Delhi and Jaipur to begin with.
You can now book a rail ticket online and get it delivered at home where the payment can be made. Initiating this "cash on delivery" (CoD) system rail ticketing, IRCTC is targeting those customers who are reluctant to use their credit or debit cards as well as those who don't have net-banking facility.
Indian Railway official e-ticketing service Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has finally launched its official Android mobile app to enable users to book tickets on-the-go. Calling it 'IRCTC Connect', the app is now available for free download for all Android 4.1 users and above.
With an eye on the growing usage of mobile applications, IRCTC has launched a new application to book tickets for BlackBerry smartphone users.
The long and irritating experience of booking train tickets through IRCTC maybe a thing of past, as Railways today launched the next generation e-ticketing system. This new system has an enhanced booking capacity of 7,200 tickets per minute, making the whole process much faster and easier.
Microsoft and IRCTC have come together to launch an application for IRCTC, which will help users to reserve train tickets as well as get other Indian Railways related information. The app will work on the Windows 8 and Windows Phone platforms. It is free to download and is live now in the Windows store.
Bharti Airtel in partnership with Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched a mobile-based ticket reservation system. Using the network carrier s mobile wallet called Airtel Money; one can book tickets, search for stations, trains, ticket availability, and PNR status and also cancel a ticket.
Keeping in mind the high mobile phone penetration in India, the railways Friday launched an SMS-based ticketing system aimed at improving customer convenience. Launching the service, being run as a pilot project, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said it will also help the transporter deal with the touts who fleece the passengers.
Starting July 1, booking train tickets will come handier as the Indian Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will launch an SMS-based service to book train tickets. The services will also be available through a menu-based dialing service (USSD), reports Times of India. This service will enable the feature phones or entry level phones users to get easy access to book tickets through phones.
During the Rail Budget today, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal revealed that free Wi-Fi will be introduced in some trains. The talk about free Wi-Fi on some trains is a big deal considering mobile connectivity is very patchy when trains are crossing rural regions. Most probably, these services will only be offered on Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. Apart from this he revealed that a new e-ticketing system is also in the works.
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is all set to launch its mobile app across different platforms by February. Earlier today, The Mobile Indian reported that a technical team from the Indian Railways is working on an independent mobile app which will be available across multiple platforms like Android, iOS and Symbian. This