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92 paise insurance premium for train travellers from August 31

92 paise insurance premium for train travellers from August 31

A travel insurance cover of upto Rs 10 lakh can be availed while a booking train ticket online by paying less than one rupee from August 31.

Railways offer bedroll for sleeper, unreserved passengers

Railways offer bedroll for sleeper, unreserved passengers

In a bid to make travel hassle-free and comfortable for even ordinary passengers, the South Western Railway on Monday unveiled an e-bedroll service that enables those travelling in sleeper class or unreserved coaches to buy at Rs 250 two cotton bed-sheets, a pillow and a blanket for overnight journey.

China's high speed train maker launches operation in India

China's high speed train maker launches operation in India

China largest high speed train maker on Saturday announced the launch of its first joint venture plant in India with $63.4 million investment to manufacture and repair railway locomotives, a media report said.

IRCTC makes it to Fortune India Next 500 list of companies

IRCTC makes it to Fortune India Next 500 list of companies

For the second year in a row, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has made it to the prestigious Fortune India Next 500 list of Indian companies, with the Railway Ministry PSU improving its ranking to 199 from 328 in 2015.

IRCTC makes it to Fortune India Next 500 list of companies

IRCTC makes it to Fortune India Next 500 list of companies

For the second year in a row, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has made it to the prestigious Fortune India Next 500 list of Indian companies, with the Railway Ministry PSU improving its ranking to 199 from 328 in 2015.

MobiKwik to power e-cash payments on ''Food on Track'' app

MobiKwik to power e-cash payments on ''Food on Track'' app

Mobile payments company MobiKwik announced a tie-up with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to power e-cash payments on IRCTC`s e-catering "Food on Track".

IRCTC's app ties-up exclusively with Mobikwik for e-cash payments

IRCTC's app ties-up exclusively with Mobikwik for e-cash payments

Mobile payments company MobiKwik and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have announced an exclusive partnership, wherein MobiKwik will power e-cash payments on IRCTC`s e-catering app, Food on Track.

Rail passengers to get insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh from Sept for just Re 1

Rail passengers to get insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh from Sept for just Re 1

Train passengers booking their tickets online through the IRCTC website will be able to opt for travel insurance cover from September for a premium of just Re 1.

From Sept 1, rail passengers to get Rs 10 lakh insurace cover for premium of just Re 1

From Sept 1, rail passengers to get Rs 10 lakh insurace cover for premium of just Re 1

Starting September, passengers booking tickets through the IRCTC website can avail of a travel accident cover for a premium as low as Re 1 for an insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh.

Rs 10 lakh insurance cover for rail passengers in less than Rs 2

Rs 10 lakh insurance cover for rail passengers in less than Rs 2

IRCTC is launching a host of initiatives, including passenger insurance and unreserved ticketing.

Rail passengers to get Rs 10 lakh insurance cover for a premium of Rs 20 per ticket

Rail passengers to get Rs 10 lakh insurance cover for a premium of Rs 20 per ticket

Railway passengers with valid reserved tickets in all classes will have to pay a minimal premium of Rs 20 per ticket for an insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh in case of death or permanent disability caused in train accident.

IRCTC joins hands with SBI to promote rail ticketing

IRCTC joins hands with SBI to promote rail ticketing

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has joined hands with the State Bank of India to chalk out a detailed plan for promotion of rail ticketing activities, including internet ticketing and unreserved ticketing system.

Maharaja Express to be introduced in south India from next year

Maharaja Express to be introduced in south India from next year

The world's most expensive luxury train 'Maharaja Express' in southern India en-route Goa, Maharashtra and Kerala from the monsoon season next year, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said Friday.

 

Just Dial, UTI MF, IRCTC in Fortune India Next 500 list

Just Dial, UTI MF, IRCTC in Fortune India Next 500 list

Just Dial, UTI Asset Management Company and IRCTC are among the firms that have made it to the Fortune Next 500 list of Indian companies, which has been topped by Dynamatic Technologies.

Good news for wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers – IRCTC launches new semi luxury train Tiger Express

Good news for wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers – IRCTC launches new semi luxury train Tiger Express

The train will return with its five day-six night package in October, while the officials are at work on its costing which may drop in the second journey.

Now cancel counter-booked wait-listed train tickets online

Now cancel counter-booked wait-listed train tickets online

Regardless of the fact that a counter-booked train ticket is confirmed, wait-listed or reservation against cancellation (RAC), ticket holders can cancel it online or by dialing 139.

Railways eases mandatory catering charges, makes it optional in four trains

Railways eases mandatory catering charges, makes it optional in four trains

Seeking to explore the possibility of making mandatory catering services optional on trains, the railway ministry has decided to put it on trial in four premium trains 

Good News: IRCTC to give 50% cash back on pre-paid orders of more than Rs 300

Good News: IRCTC to give 50% cash back on pre-paid orders of more than Rs 300

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation ( IRCTC) has launched a new scheme that provides 50 percent cash back offer on pre-paid orders having a minimum value of Rs 300, a move set to further boost its e-catering facility. 

Wow! IRCTC’s ‘Bharat Darshan’ packages for just Rs 830 - Bookings open

Wow! IRCTC’s ‘Bharat Darshan’ packages for just Rs 830 - Bookings open

The packages can be availed for only Rs. 830 per person per day, whereas the families can opt for vacation trips to selected destinations in the east or south of the country or that cover major religious sites.