Train Fare Enquiry Indian Railways

IRCTC has been constantly making efforts to improve their services and make it easier for passengers to travel on Indian Railways. They also offer an online service, Train Fare Enquiry which allows you to check the train fare for any train.

This is one of the easiest and fastest ways to get the correct fare information and train fare inquiry in just a few moments. Continue reading

Senior Citizen Concession in Indian Railways Train

Indian Railways provide special concession in the fares to all classes of Mail/Express/Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Jan Shatabdi/Duronto group of trains to all the Senior Citizens. For Male Senior Citizens the minimum age is 60 years and for Female Senior Citizens the minimum age is 58 years.

The percentage of concession in the train fare is 40% for senior men citizens and for senior female citizens, it is 50 %.

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What is Waiting List and RAC?

IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) manages most of the services related to Indian Railways. It also offers the option for the online booking of train tickets.

According to their official website, the advanced booking for train tickets open 120 before days of journey and passengers are assigned a specific ticket status which can be one of the following: Continue reading

How to find out trains affected by Fog?

Fog is a big problem especially in winters when it makes it hard for trains and buses to travel as the visibility range is decreased drastically due to which the trains are often delayed and in severe cases delayed.

This can be a problem if you were traveling to a specific place for an urgent work as when the train is delayed or cancelled then it may cause hurdle in your work.

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How to Order Food in Train? – IRCTC eCatering Scheme

eCatering IRCTC is a subsidiary of Indian Railways and it functions to deliver quality and variety in food to railway passengers. With eCatering Scheme, it has become easier for the passengers to order food in the train of their choice.

The passengers now have full freedom to order the food of their choice from their favorite restaurants. eCatering Scheme has a lot to offer to the passengers, from the simple combo of daal, roti, Continue reading

IRCTC Tatkal Booking Timings

The Tatkal scheme is a ticketing booking scheme established by Indian Railways. This scheme is used for booking journeys and travels at very short notice. The Indian Railway Authority has introduced this scheme in all forms of reserved classes on almost all trains in India.

The Tatkal Scheme charges have been fixed by the Indian Government at the rate of 10% of basic fare for second class and 30% of basic fare for all other classes. Continue reading

Reserved Trains Between Stations

Before you reserve tickets on a particular train, it is important to find out about the trains which are running between two stations. Not only will you be able to find out the trains which are running between the stations, but you can also find out other information about those trains such as which train will less time to reach the destination. Continue reading