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Further hike Duronto fare

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 23:27

Travelling in AC classes of Duronto Express trains is set to be costlier from October 10.

Tatkal booking to be available for passenger trains

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 20:36

Railways has decided to introduce the Tatkal scheme in many passenger trains to help travellers avail the emergency reservation facility.

Five easy steps to book rail ticket through SMS

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 15:13

Indian Railways on Friday launched SMS-based ticketing system to tackle the rush at the booking counters.

SMS-based rail ticket booking launched

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 18:56

Railways Friday launched SMS-based ticketing with two dedicated numbers - 139 and 5676714 - for the service.

Rail ticket refund rules become strict, to be effective from July 1

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 09:24

Revised rules would reduce last-minute cancellation and give Railway more time to confirm and upgrade tickets of other passengers in the waiting list.

Avail SMS-based rail ticketing facility from July

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 21:42

Keeping an eye on the growing mobile phone market in India, IRCTC will launch SMS-based ticketing from July 1 and a dedicated number will be announced soon for this.

From today rail ticket to be booked only 60 days in advance

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 08:58

All the bookings done up to April 30 under the existing advance reservation period (ARP) of 120 days will remain intact.

Train tickets, freight tariff to be costlier from Monday

Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 21:04

Travelling in trains is set to become costlier from Monday as the hike in reservation fee and superfast charges announced in the Rail Budget come into effect from April 1.

No further hike in train reservation, cancellation charges: Bansal

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 16:50

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday made it clear that there will be no further hike in the near future in reservation or cancellation charges, though cross subsidy from freight to passenger segment has touched Rs 25,000 crore.

Rail journey to cost more; Bansal hints at further surcharge hike on bookings

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 15:50

Replying to a debate on the Rail Budget 2013-14 in the Lok Sabha amid a walkout by Opposition parties, Bansal also invited investments from corporates to improve amenities at railway stations.

Railways to increase per day limit for e-tickets in four months

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 21:37

In view of increased demand for rail e-tickets, Railways have decided to increase the limit for online bookings per day from 3.5 lakh at present to about four lakh in the next four months and later to eight lakh.

Now, book your Rail ticket 120 days in advance

Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012, 12:37

To cope with the demand for tickets, the Railways has decided to increase the advance reservation period from 90 days to 120 days.