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IRCTC Seat Availability | Indian Railways Seat Availability Enquiry

IRCTC seat availability enquiry is a routine exercise for daily train commuters. But when you have planned to travel to a location or city by Indian railways then your first job will be to find the train between your present city and destination city. Once you find the train according to your schedule then you need to check seat availability on the train. We can do IRCTC seat availability by train name or train no or by providing your current city and destination city.

IRCTC Login | Faster New Sign Up and Sign In

IRCTC login is becoming difficult day by day as more users joining the online ticket booking website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. The online train ticket booking in India started with just 29 tickets booked on the first day and now Lakhs of people are using it daily. The number of users is increasing day by day because of the increase in the accessibility to the Internet in India. For people who newer booked ticket online, it is a very simple process to access your account for ticket booking and train enquiry. You have to open the www.irctc.co.in and then enter your username and password and click the Login button, and that's all. But sometimes users face the issue to login in IRCTC website. Such kind of issue and problems are covered in this post. This post will help you to identify your issue and resolve it. You can also share it to help others.

Train Running Status | Spot Your Train Live on Map

Yes! you can spot your train live and see where the train has reached. Spoturtrain will help you whether you want to catch your train or want to reach station on time to receive your relatives but big frustration comes when you are not able to spot ur train and when you came to know that the train is running late then you have to wait for two or more hour for the train at the station. So, the spot you train is very useful.

How To Increase IRCTC 6 Tickets Per Month Booking Limit

Now there is a limit to book IRCTC 6 tickets per month. Previously you can book 10 tickets per month on the Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited website. It means a user can do railway ticket booking for only 6 tickets in a month. But it creates a problem for the people who travel frequently in Indian railway. 6 tickets in a month mean only 3 to and fro journey or office trip ticket can be booked in a month through an IRCTC account.

But Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited has increased the monthly limit on tickets booked on the www.irctc.co.in website from six to 12 tickets per month for users who verify their Aadhaar number in their account.

How To Register For eWallet In IRCTC

IRCTC eWALLET is a new scheme launched by IRCTC. This scheme allows users to deposit money in advance in their IRCTC account. The e-Wallet balance can be used to make payment while booking tickets on IRCTC website in addition to other payment options available. This scheme will help users to book ticket faster than before. But this scheme is not available from 8 AM in the morning and until 12 Noon. Therefore this scheme is not available for Tatkal ticket booking in the morning. Also, you have to pay Rs. 250/- to register for e-Wallet scheme, which is nonrefundable.

IRCTC Tatkal Reservation Tips | Faster IRCTC Tatkal Booking

IRCTC Tatkal booking process is very annoying. If you have ever booked a Tatkal ticket, you must know every minute is important while booking. Every second is important therefore you have to efficiently use every part of the time. We have laid out a guide to help you in Tatkal booking of ticket, along with some useful tech tools and tips and tricks that will help you get a confirmed Tatkal ticket faster.

IRCTC Destination Alert | How To Get Wake Up Call From IRCTC

IRCTC Destination Station Alert service has been launched by the Indian railways. The new service will benefit the passengers to know the when their destination station has arrived or when does a particular station has arrived. The same destination station alert service can be used to set a wake-up good morning alarm. The service will benefits most when the destination station arrives early morning when passenger are slipping and enjoying their dreams. Using the IRCTC destination alert service the passenger can request an SMS from IRCTC when their train reaches the destination station.

IRCTC POD | Pay on delivery payment option

IRCTC has introduced pay on delivery a new facility on its the www.irctc.co.in website and the mobile app itself to facilitate the travelers who don't feel comfortable sharing their details online!

With the help of IRCTC POD facility, the customer can book train tickets online and pay at the time of delivery.  but, this facility is not available for tatkal tickets as this facility is available for passengers who are willing to book their tickets at least 5 days prior to their journey. So far about 600 cities across the nation have been covered where people can avail the benefit of the new initiative.

Maharaja Express train special offer, buy one get one free

IRCTC is not able to bring people towards the Maharajas' Express, the Golden Chariot, Royal Rajasthan on wheels. These are the luxury trains in India. Therefore it has launched an offer in which passengers will get one ticket free on the purchase of one ticket in the Maharaja Express. The Maharajas’ Express is one of the highly regarded luxury trains that has won numerous travel awards.

MMTS Train Timings

MMTS train timings is maintained by South Central Railway. MMTS is an intra city train service in the city of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Multi Modal Transport System (MMTS) is a joint project of South central railway and Andhra Pradesh government. The MMTS trains are run and maintained by South Central Railway of Indian Railways. It is the most convenient and preferred way in compared to road transport. It is cheaper mode of transport in Twin cities. More than 1.5 Lakhs of passengers travels through MMTS trains. This project was launched in August 2003. The first phase was completed at a cost of Rs. 178 Crores. MMTS operates around 84 services and cover more than 40 stations.

Indian Railway | www.indianrailways.gov.in

Indian Railways is an Indian state-owned enterprise, owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways. It is one of the world's largest railway networks comprising 115,000 km of track over a route of 65,000 km and 7,500 railway stations. As of December 2012, It transported over 25 million passengers every day. In 2011, It carried over 8,900 million passengers yearly or over 24 million passengers every day and 2.8 million tons of freight every day. In 2011, 2012 It had revenues of one,119,848.9 million (US$20 billion) which consists of 696,759.7 million (US$13 billion) from freight and 286,455.2 million (US$5.2 billion)

IRCTC's Tatkal Rules


Check information on how to book Tatkal ticket faster.

Tatkal Rules changes every budget, as per announcement made in the Indian Railway Budget 2013-14, following are the Tatkal rules of IRCTC.

139 Rail Sampark | IRCTC SMS and IVRS Service

IRCTC “139-Rail Sampark”, the national enquiry for Indian Railways has been in operation for around 5 years now. The services on this number i.e. 139 include enquiries regarding PNR Status, Current Train running position, Accommodation availability and Fare Enquiry. Apart from voice enquiry on IVRS, the above mentioned services are also available through SMS. Passenger can get the desired information by sending SMS to 139 in the following format.

IRCTC Advance Reservation Period for Ticket Booking Increased

Advance Reservation Period (ARP) has been increased from 60 Days to 120 days advance railway reservation, from 1st April, 2015. The Ministry of Railways has increased the booking period for train tickets from 60 days to 120 days advance railway reservation. Now IRCTC advance reservation period is four months excluding the day of journey. With effect from 1st April, 2015 4 months advance railway booking in trains from train originating stations can be done.

IRCTC I-Ticket | List of Cities for Home Delivery of Internet Tickets

We can book I-Ticket  and E-Ticket on IRCTC website through our logins. I-Tickets are delivered to your home while E-tickets are delivered to e-mail and mobile phone via SMS. The following cities and Pin codes are covered for door delivery of l-Ticket but E-Ticket can be booked from any city irrespective of the delivery limitations.

Train PNR status SMS India | Get IRCTC SMS ticket resend

Get IRCTC SMS again if IRCTC SMS ticket is not delivered on your mobile, yes you can get it again. IRCTC account holders can login IRCTC website for online ticket booking, every user who books an e-ticket get SMS booking confirmation on their mobile which they have provided while new account registration. This mobile number on which you want to receive IRCTC ticket SMS can be changed while booking a ticket. You just have to provide a new mobile number on which you would like to receive your train ticket SMS confirmation, when you book a new ticket. The mobile number option is provided below where you provide passenger details.

Changes in IRCTC Tatkal Ticket Booking Timings

IRCTC changes Tatkal tickets booking timingsThe Ministry of Railways has changed the timings for the IRCTC booking of Tatkal tickets in AC and non-AC classes for all trains, starting today, to reduce the load on the ticketing website servers and offline booking windows at railway stations.

IRCTC COD | Book My Train Ticket Cash on Delivery

IRCTC has launched book my train cash on delivery service for booking train tickets for passengers who can't make payment online. The service is expected to benefit a lot of IRCTC passengers because a large share of India's population don't have net banking enabled bank account or cards, Cash On Delivery option provided by IRCTC will definitely encourage a lot of people to book train ticket online. It will also encourage the people who book at railway reservation counters to use online ticket booking service which makes the queues at the reservation counters in shorter. It will save the cost of operations for Indian Railways.

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