Sunday, March 20, 2016

Irctc Login Train Enquiry Railway Reservation PNR Status

IRCTC stands for Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation and its official website is irctc.co.in. It plays an important role in the field of online train ticket booking, catering services and railway tourism.

For train enquiry and railway reservation through irct and irctc.login, you have to create an account by visiting irctc registration page. For this purpose, you must have a valid email account and mobile number.

Through irctc.co.in, you can get various information and services such as alerts and updates, SMS/USSD based Mobile booking, browse user guide, make various enquiries, know about refund rules  and prepaid booking and get other general information.

To book general and tatkal tickets, please visit the irctc next generation page and enter you irctc login details.

To make enquiry about trains/ fare/ seat availability between important stations without station codes and without specific dates, please see the following window which is a page from indianrail.gov.in.


In above window, you have to enter three or four characters of Source and Destination stations and then select the type of class of travel. The various classes of travel available are First AC (1A), second AC (2A), Third Ac (3A), 3AC Economy (2E), AC Chair Car (CC), First Class (FC), Sleeper Class (SL), Second Sitting (2S).

To get the details about the trains available between the selected stations, click "Get Details". You will be taken to a new window where you can enter the date of journey, type of concession (if you are eligible for one, otherwise select none) and type of quota.

PNR stands for Passenger Name Record, which contains the details about the ticket booked by any passenger. It is a 10 digit number which is available at the top left corner of the ticket. Through PNR status check, you can get current information about a booked ticket whether it is confirmed/ RAC or waiting.

To check the PNR STATUS of your booked ticket, enter the PNR number in the following window. After entering the PNR number given on your ticket, enter the code or captcha shown on the website into a box which is below the PNR number. Click "Get Status" button after you have entered the code. The information about the current status of the booked ticket will be presented in a tabular form.


Through the same window, enquiries can also be made about Train Between Important Stations, Fare Enquiry, Seat Availability, Internet Reservation, Current Booking Availability, Reserved Train Schedule, Train Berth Availability, Availability at Major Stations etc.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

IRCTC LOGIN Next Generation e Ticketing System

You are welcome to irctc login where you can learn the tips and tricks of booking online train and air tickets. Some important topics discussed are given below.


Thursday, March 17, 2016

Rail Info | IRCTC LOGIN And Indian Railway

Facts And Figures About IRCTC And Indian Railway

  • The epic journey of Indian Railway started on April 16, 1853 when a train traveled from Mumbai to Thane for the first time.
  • Indian Railways has a work force of more than 1.4 million which makes it one of the world's largest employers.
  • In terms of size of rail network, it is the largest in Asia and second largest in the world.
  • The New Delhi Railway Station boasts of world’s largest Route Relay Interlocking System.
  • The oldest working steam locomotive in regular operation in the world is the Fairy Queen Train which runs between New Delhi and Rajasthan.
  • The longest non-stop train in India is Trivandrum - Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express.
  • The highest rail bridge is Chenab Railway Bridge which is under construction. It will be five times higher than Qutab Minar when completed.
  • The fastest train is New Delhi - Bhopal Shatabdi Express, reaching a maximum speed of 150 kmph.
  • The passenger trains generally have FOUR emergency exit windows.
  • The mascot of Indian Railway is "BHOLU", the guard elephant.
  • The longest name of a railway station is "Venkatanarasimharajuvariipeta" which is near Chennai.
  • The first live telecast of Railway Budget was done on 24th March, 1994 and it was presented by Shri Lalu Prasad Yadav.
  • Vivek Express covers the longest route of 4273 km from Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari.
  • The Howrah – Amritsar Express has the maximum number of halts which is 115.
  • Srirampur and Belapur are the two different stations at the same place in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, being on the opposite sides of the railway track.
  • Mathura Junction has the largest number of routes originating from it which is SEVEN.
  • Lucknow is the busiest station in the country with 64 trains per day.
  • Indian Railway runs about 14300 trains, carrying over 23 million passengers daily.
  • The longest railway platform in the world is at Kharagpur (West Bengal) which has a length of 1072.5 m.
  • There are SEVEN parallel railway tracks between Bandra Terminus and Andheri, the highest in India.
  • India is FOURTH in terms railway track length with approximately 64,000 km of railroad after USA, Russia and China.
  • The toilets in Indian Railways were introduced for the first time in First Class Coaches in 1874. However, the toilets in 2nd Class Coaches were introduced in 1907.
  • Kolkata Metro is the FIRST underground railway which was started for public.
  • Railway Reservation through computer was first started in New Delhi in 1986.
  • The FIRST ELECTRIC TRAIN operated between Bombay VT and Kurla stations on 3rd February, 1925.
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in Mumbai is the only terminus in the world which has been listed as a monument of global heritage by UNESCO.
  • The National Rail Museum in Delhi is spread in over an area of 11 acres which was set up in 1977.
  • The longest rail bridge in India is Vembanad Rail Bridge in Kerala which is 4.62 km long, used only for freight.