Category Archives: Passengers

IRCTC prepaid cash cards launched

In order to make railway more customer friendly, Indian Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has launched IRCTC and Union Bank of India RuPay Pre-paid Card at Rail Bhawan in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the Railway Minister said

Western Railway introduces new Bombardier EMU rakes

Western Railway has introduced the new age Bombardier EMU rake from March 18, 2015 in its regular suburban train service. The first service of this new rake with many improved and comfortable features, was operated from Platform No. 2 of

Central Railway to run 42 summer special train between Mumbai-Tirunrveli-Ernakulam

Central Railway will run 42 Special Trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Tirunelveli/ Ernakulam to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer holidays. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai – Tirunelveli Special (20 Services) 02057 Premium Special will leave Chhatrapati

Indian Railways to print helpline number on tickets

Indian Ministry of Railways has decided that in order to publicize and bring more awareness among train passengers, the text All Indian Passenger Helpline No. 138 is to be got printed at the front of the reserved as well as

Western Railway earns $1.05MN from ticket less travelers

Western Railways has earned $1.05 million (Rs 7.04 crore) from ticket less travelers during February 2015. The railway conducted regular checks during February, 2015 where in more than 180,000 cases of ticketless/irregular travel including unbooked luggage cases were detected, resulting

Western Railway extends Bandra-Gandhidham weekly premium trains up to June 25

In order to clear extra rush of passenger traffic during forth coming summer vacation, Western Railway has decided to extend run of premium superfast special train between Bandra Terminus – Gandhidham. Train No. 09455 Bandra(T) – Gandhidham Premium Superfast Weekly

Indian Railways increase advance booking period to 120 days

Indian Railways has increased the advance reservation period for booking reserved train tickets from existng 60 days to 120 days from April 1, 2015. There will be no change in case of certain day time express trains like Taj Express,

Indian Railways provide wi-fi facility at seven railway stations

Indian Railways, world third largest rail network has launched wi-fi facility at seven Railway Stations namely Bengaluru, New Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Agra Cantt., Varanasi and Secunderabad. The internet access is provided free to the users for first 30 minutes. For

Indian Railways launches cash on delivery ticket service

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC), ticketing service of Indian Railways has launched Cash on Delivery (CoD) service for e-tickets from January 1, 2015 on pilot basis. Under this scheme, the customer books the tickets online through the

Western Railway bust unauthorized e-ticket racket

Western Railway’s Mumbai division anti- touting squad has busted a unauthorized e-ticketing racket in Surat, Gujarat. A check by anti-tout squad conducted at Pradip photo studio(Pradip tours & travels) at shivam complex in Surat on March 14, 2015. Shop owner Pradip