May 24, 2020 01:46 PM IST
Indian Railways has started special trains, including 'Sharmik trains'. Many travellers are logging onto the IRCTC portal to book train tickets. Here are a few tips that could make the process easier.
- May 22, 2020 09:14 PM IST
The Railways said RAC/waiting-list tickets will be issued in these trains but waitlisted passengers will not be allowed to board the trains.
- May 21, 2020 11:12 AM IST
Indian Railways has released the list of 200 passenger trains that it will start operating from June 1. Bookings open from 10 am on May 21.
- May 17, 2020 03:49 PM IST
The new rule, mentioned in a pop-up on its website, reads "I have read the health advisory issued by my destination state. I accept and shall abide by the same" and requires the passenger to click on 'I agree' to move forward and book tickets.
- May 15, 2020 04:05 PM IST
Every Shramik train has 24 coached with 74 seats each. However only 54 people are allowed in one coach to maintain social distancing norms to stem the spread of COVID-19.
- May 14, 2020 12:15 PM IST
"With effect from May 13, IRCTC taking destination address of all passengers booking tickets. This will help in contact tracing, if required later," Railway spokesperson RD Bajpai said, adding it would now be a permanent feature for the near future.
- May 12, 2020 07:49 PM IST
The Railways is partially resuming its services after one-and-a-half months.
- May 12, 2020 10:00 AM IST
The share price rose 46 percent over the last six months.
- May 12, 2020 09:38 AM IST
Railways started booking for these 15 special trains on May 11. Passengers faced plethora of technical glitches while booking tickets on IRCTC website.
- May 11, 2020 06:33 PM IST
The special passenger trains will ply on 15 routes and connect to cities like Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Jammu, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Secunderabad, among others.
- May 11, 2020 05:41 PM IST
Passenger train services, including suburban trains, had been suspended following the prime minister's call for a nationwide lockdown on March 24.
- May 11, 2020 01:45 PM IST
The tickets for trains are available only through IRCTC website. Ticketing business contributed 12.4 percent to total revenue of IRCTC and according to Prabhudas Lilladher, is expected to contribute 26 percent to total revenue in FY20.
- Apr 30, 2020 05:45 PM IST
"Railways has been providing bulk cooked food with paper plates for lunch and food packets for dinner through IRCTC base kitchens, RPF resources and contribution of NGOs. While delivering the food to needy persons, social distancing and hygiene is being observed," the statement said.
- Apr 02, 2020 09:55 PM IST
The order was issued to discourage rail travel during the coronavirus outbreak.
- Apr 02, 2020 08:59 AM IST
Railways will now “gradually” begin the passenger services from April 15, an official said
- Mar 29, 2020 08:12 PM IST
It has provided 2,030 meals of kadi-chawal to the Delhi administration, 1,500 to Delhi police and 1,500 to the Railway Protection Force in the national capital.
- Mar 25, 2020 02:19 PM IST
IRCTC is debt free with cash balance of Rs 1,160 crore as of December 2019. Thus, it can tide over current crisis without leveraging the balance sheet, the brokerage feels.
- Mar 20, 2020 09:45 PM IST
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has also decided to close all food plazas, refreshment rooms, Jan Aahars and cell kitchens until further notice.
- Feb 28, 2020 07:28 PM IST
The train has undergone a makeover befitting taste of international train travel enthusiasts, it said.
- Feb 26, 2020 07:43 AM IST
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- Feb 21, 2020 09:13 AM IST
Analysts are attributing the recent success of the scrip to its comprehensive business model, natural monopoly and strong financials.
- Feb 20, 2020 05:07 PM IST
During the inaugural run, IRCTC had reserved a seat for Lord Shiva as a “one-time affair” to seek “blessings” for the success of the new project
- Feb 18, 2020 09:12 PM IST
Railway Protection Force (RPF) has nabbed around 60 illegal agents rooting out the illegal softwares used for booking tickets.
- Feb 17, 2020 06:25 PM IST
Although a railway spokesperson had said that seat number 64 will remain vacant and be converted into a shrine eventually, IRCTC clarified that no such reservation will be made during the commercial run.
- Feb 14, 2020 05:47 PM IST
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