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Indian Railways to Operate 4 Shatabdi, 1 Duronto train from April 10: Check routes, schedule and train list

Indian railways will start Shatabdi Special and Duronto Special train services from 10 April to 15 April, which will ensure convenient, and safe travel.

Apr 08, 2021, 09:31 AM IST

Indian Railways to start 4 Shatabdi trains, 1 Duronto special train from April 10: Check routes and schedule

Shatabdi Special and Duronto Special train services will start from 10 April to 15 April, which will ensure convenient, and safe travel.

 

Apr 07, 2021, 15:38 PM IST

Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express suspended amid COVID-19 surge

Amid the worsening COVID-19 situation, the Western Railway on Thursday (April 1) announced that the services of Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express would be suspended for a month from April 2.

Apr 01, 2021, 23:41 PM IST

Beware! Vendor serves food in used disposable plates at railways station, video goes viral

The shocking video shows the owner of a food stall washing a disposable plate which was earlier used by a customer and keeping it back at the stall to serve others. 

Mar 26, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

Big steps taken by Indian Railways to curb illegal e-Ticketing: Here is all you need to know

Here are the important initiatives taken by Indian Railways  to curb illegal e-Ticketing.

Mar 18, 2021, 16:55 PM IST

Planning to see Statue of Unity? Here’s what IRCTC tour package has in store for you

The 'Jyotirlinga and Statue of Unity Tour' will start from Safdarjung railway station in Delhi on March 17, 2021. Since Kevadia railway station is operational for passengers, this train will take you to Kevadia. Tourists can board this train at Mathura, Agra and Gwalior stations, apart from Delhi Safdarjung. 

Mar 13, 2021, 14:27 PM IST

Tirupati Devasthanam tour 2021: IRCTC launches special flight package from Delhi

The package includes two-way airfare from Delhi to Chennai and back, hotel accommodation at Tirupati, sightseeing and entry tickets for Balaji temple, Padmavati temple and Sri Kalahasti temple. The dates of departure are March 13, 2021 and March 27, 2021. The price of the Tirupati Devasthanam package starts from ₹ 16,535 per person on double sharing basis.

Feb 13, 2021, 11:37 AM IST

Good News! Indian Railways may allow all passenger trains to resume normal services soon

“The Indian Railways has been increasing the number of train services in a graded manner. Currently, there are more than 65 per cent of trains operational across the country. More than 250 were added in January alone. More trains will be added gradually,’’ the Rail Ministry has said. In view of the festive season, the sources said that the Rail Ministry might allow more passenger trains to resume operations to meet the growing public demand during Holi.  

Feb 12, 2021, 14:24 PM IST

Railway passenger alert! Here's how to avail Rs 2,000 cashback

The IRCTC iMudra app offers wallet on the go. IRCTC iMudra digital comes with a virtual and physical card for purchasing online or offline goods. The Digital Card is like your Physical Card and can be used in the same way as a physical card (make payments, shop online etc) except that you cannot have the touch and feel of a physical card.

Feb 12, 2021, 14:15 PM IST

Tejas to replace New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express for 45 days; here’s why

The train will be operated by the Indian Railways only and that there will be a little difference in the fares as the revised fares will be lesser than Vande Bharat Express. The Vande Bharat Express was dedicated to the nation by Modi on February 15, 2019.

Feb 11, 2021, 20:35 PM IST

Indian Railways offering upto Rs 2,000 cashback on shopping via i-Mudra app: Know how to avail benefits

The ITCTC iMudra app offers wallet on the go. ITCTC iMudra digital comes with a virtual and physical card for purchasing online or offline goods. The Digital Card is like your Physical Card and can be used in the same way as a physical card (make payments, shop online etc) except that you cannot have the touch and feel of a physical card.

Feb 08, 2021, 13:52 PM IST

IRCTC’s Shirdi Flight Package: A 1 Night/2 Days tour to Shirdi and Shani Shingnapur; check price and other details

According to irctctourism.com, the Day-1 of your itinerary you will arrive at Shirdi, have dinner, and board a flight from Delhi airport at around 14:20 hrs and arrive at Shirdi airport. You will get a pick up from Shirdi Airport by AC vehicle at 16:10 hrs and drive to the hotel at Shirdi. 

Feb 06, 2021, 16:05 PM IST

Rail passengers can now enjoy tasty meals via IRCTC e-catering services: Here's how to book food using website, mobile and App

The Railways had to suspend the e-catering services for nearly a year due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in India. The e-catering service was started by the IRCTC in 2014 and is available on the IRCTC website – www.ecatering.irctc.com – or through telephone. The IRCTC e-catering service is also available on the ‘Food on Track’ app.

Feb 03, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

IRCTC to resume e-catering services from February 1, know how can you order food

The e-catering service was started by the IRCTC in 2014 and is available on the IRCTC website – www.ecatering.irctc.com – or through telephone. The IRCTC e-catering service is also available on the ‘Food on Track’ app. In the first phase of reopening, the e-catering services will begin at 62 stations across India including New Delhi, Lucknow, Bhopal, Patna, Surat, Ahmedabad, Pune, Howrah, Vijaywada, Ernakulum, Ujjain and Panvel. 

Jan 31, 2021, 11:30 AM IST

Tejas Express trains to be back on tracks on February 14: Details of train fare, online booking, route and more

Railway Ministry has approved the decision to restart the Tejas Express trains. The Bookings for all the seats shall be opened for four days per week, i.e. Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday. Bookings for the trains will be opened on the e-ticketing website of IRCTC www.irctc.co.in  and IRCTC Rail Connect App shortly.

Jan 29, 2021, 18:50 PM IST

Big update for train passengers! Railways to pay for theft at your home, if you are traveling with them

It may be recalled that IRCTC cancelled the operation of the Tejas Express from November 23, 2020. The IRCTC has decided to end the operations of Lucknow-Delhi and Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express due to a shortage of passengers.Tejas Express had resumed operations in October after its operation was suspended due to coronavirus pandemic.

Jan 29, 2021, 12:57 PM IST

Railway passenger alert! Now, dial THIS integrated Helpline number for all enquiries: Check out all other details

As the new helpline number 139 will take over all the existing helpline numbers (except 182), it will be easy for the passengers to remember this number and connect with Railways for all their needs during the travel.This also helps to overcome the inconvenience over multiple helpline numbers for grievances and enquiry during railway travel.

Jan 28, 2021, 17:21 PM IST

Indian Railways install smart windows in train for better passenger experience, maintain privacy –Details here

The smart windows provide a high level of optical quality, privacy, and reliability.  When the rail passenger on board the train turns on the light, the smart window will become 'opaque' in color which in turn thwarts glare from outside. The 'opaque' feature of the window will it impossible for people outside the train to peep inside the coach.

Jan 28, 2021, 09:44 AM IST

IRCTC to resume E-Catering service from next month; check how to avail it

The IRCTC started this E-catering service in 2014 whereby passengers could order food of their choice from reputed brands as well as popular regional and local delicacies on phone or online while traveling on trains and get the same delivered to their seats at a railway station. The IRCTC is ready to resume the E-catering service on trains shortly in a phase-wise manner. 

Jan 22, 2021, 17:12 PM IST

Good news for Rail passengers! IRCTC to give 10% discount on ticket booking if berth available after chart preparation

It must be noted that the train chart is being prepared 4 hours before the train's departure. The above facility can be availed by passengers by booking current ticket half an hours before the train's daparture. Current ticket booking facility is available on both IRCTC online platform as well as Railway platforms.

Jan 22, 2021, 13:11 PM IST