Indian Railway

Indian Railways is one of the largest network in the Asia operated by the Indian Government. Indian Railway offers wide range of services to its passengers.

Indian Railway Services

Take a look at some of the core services offered by the Indian Railways:
  • Ticket Booking : Book Tickets in Irctc or at station counters.
  • PNR Status : Check the confirmation status of train ticket.
  • Train Schedule : Know the schedule of the train
  • Train Running status : Get the real time location of the running train
  • Berth Availability : Number of seats availability in train
  • Fare Enquiry : Know the Train ticket charges

Ticket Booking

Passengers can book train tickets at railway counters or online through IRCTC website. Recently Indian Railways and IRCTC extended the advance booking of train tickets to 4 months. Passengers who plans their journey in a short notice can book train tickets just before one day of travel through tatkal booking.

PNR Status

Indian railways assigns a unique 10 digit number to each train ticket at the time of ticket booking. Passengers whose tickets are in waiting list or not confirmed can check the status of the ticket online.

Train Schedule

The train schedule feature shows the train arrival and departure time at each station. Passengers just need to enter the 5 digit train number to get the train schedule. An advance option is available where passengers can get the list of trains between two stations and then can check the train schedule.

Train Running Status

This is a cool feature launched by the Indian Railways in 2014. Passengers can enquiry for the live status of the train online and can details like last departed railway station and Delay time.

Berth Availability

Using either Indian Railway or IRCTC online sites, passengers can know how many seats are available in train for each type of the coach (second class, AC )

Fare Enquiry

This is another service where one can know the train fare and any concession available. The Indian Railway offers concessions health patients, professional artists, arjuna awardees, Military persons and more. Check Indian railways official site for more details.

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