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Indian Railways plans to end the pain of waitlist tickets

In order to provide safe, secure and comfortable journey to passengers, Indian Railways has taken numerous steps in the recent past.

Aug 28, 2019, 17:17 PM IST

Rail tickets to get cheaper as flexi-fare in some premium trains to be scrapped

The flexi-fare scheme, was launched two years ago.

Sep 14, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

No service charge on train e-ticket through IRCTC till March 2018

The government had waived service charges after demonetisation in November last year to encourage digital modes of booking.

Oct 03, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

50% of train tickets purchased in cash in India: Study

Fifty percent of train tickets in the country are still purchased in cash, thanks to the dependence on neighbourhood ticketing agents, said a study.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Now get train tickets at your doorstep; pay at the time of delivery

IRCTC is offerring delivery of rail tickets allowing passengers to make payment through any payment mode.

May 10, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

UK rail passengers face major Boxing Day disruption

British rail passengers are facing major disruption on Boxing Day with 200 sets of rail works planned over the festive period.

Dec 26, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

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.

Jul 27, 2016, 18:49 PM IST

Good news for Railway passengers! Now you can order home cooked local food in trains

Passengers can now look forward to enjoying home cooked local food supplied by self-help groups during their train journey.

Apr 13, 2016, 20:38 PM IST

IRCTC claims to serve rail passengers hygienic food

IRCTC claims to prepare pure and hygienic food for passengers. This special report shows the preparation of food in IRCTC central kitchen.
To know more watch this video.

Feb 19, 2016, 21:19 PM IST

Rail journey gets costlier as new Tatkal ticket charges come into effect today

While a passenger has to shell out Rs 200 for the Tatkal booking of Sleeper class instead of Rs 175, for AC-3 the maximum revised charge is Rs 400 instead of Rs 350 earlier and minimum is Rs 300 instead of Rs 250.

Dec 25, 2015, 08:57 AM IST

New rules for cancellation and refund of train tickets: All you should know

Know about the new rules for cancellation and refund of railway tickets...

Dec 15, 2015, 03:39 AM IST

IRCTC, UPSRTC launch AC bus service from New Delhi station to Agra

ndian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has signed a deal with Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) to launch air-conditioned bus servicefrom New Delhi station to

Sep 18, 2015, 11:34 AM IST

Now, rail tickets to be available in trains!

Indian Railways has launched an initiative that will help passengers avail rail tickets in trains.

May 19, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

Railway platform ticket to cost Rs 10 from Apr 1

Railways have hiked the cost of platform tickets to Rs 10 and the new rate will come into effect from next month.

Mar 23, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

Railways' earnings up by over 12%; passenger count drops

The total earnings of Railways during the April 2014-February 2015 period were Rs 1,42,358.27 crore compared to Rs 1,26,064.06 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 12.93 percent.

Mar 09, 2015, 21:49 PM IST

Rail passengers unlikely to benefit from diesel price cut

Reduction in diesel price is unlikely to be passed on to rail passengers as the cross- subsidisation burden on passenger service is still hovering around Rs 26,000 crore.

Dec 22, 2014, 20:10 PM IST