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FAQ'S

What is train ticket booking?

Train ticket booking allows the travelers to seek a confirmed berth in the selected class of a train. There are two ways of booking train tickets: through railway station ticket counters or online train ticket booking. Unique PNR (Passenger Name Record) is generated against every ticket booked.

What is the general process for online train ticket booking?

Online train tickets in India can be booked by logging into the IRCTC (a subsidiary of the Indian Railways) website directly or by seeking help from licensed IRCTC agents. Users have to select the source and destination stations, select a train, check for train ticket availability, provide the passenger details (name/s, age, gender, berth preference and meal preference) and then proceed towards payment gateway. The online train ticket booking is finalized once the payment is made. SMS and email is sent to user’s registered details.

What is assisted train ticket booking?

This is a new concept, whereby the user is helped by an experienced IRCTC licensed agent during the online train ticket booking process. Assisted train ticket booking removes 90% stress involved in the booking process. The user gets important tips and advice (which are backed by data) in every important step. For example, if tickets are not available for your first choice train, the agent quickly suggests an alternative train (with equally good performance and matching for the travel plans) with high train ticket availability.

What are the limitations of online train ticket booking?

Indian railway offers more privileges to the passengers who are willing to book tickets from the railway station ticket counters. Passengers booking train tickets from a station ticket counter can opt for various quotas and concessions. Most of these options are not available for online train ticket booking. While booking train tickets online, the users can only opt for the Senior Citizens, Ladies quota and related concession. Online train ticket booking facility is also not applicable for many international cross-border trains.

Which documents or ID Cards are required for online train ticket booking?

The users do not have to input any ID card details during train ticket booking session. However, the passenger/s need to carry and show one of following identity card during their journey. The original ID card is required for validation purposes. Following ID cards are considered valid by Indian railway:

  • Aadhar card
  • Voter photo identity card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Pan Card
  • Central/State Government issued Photo Identity card
  • Student Identity Card with photograph
  • Nationalized Bank Passbook with photographs
  • Credit Cards with laminated photograph
  • Photo identity cards having serial number

TOP 5 LUCKIEST CONFIRMED PNR

Train No
12834-HOWRAH - AHMEDABAD SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 579

Route

HWH-ROU

RY-SCORE

84%

Train No
12916-OLD DELHI - AHMEDABAD Ashram SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 565

Route

DLI-BKI

RY-SCORE

78%

Train No
12841-HOWRAH - CHENNAI CENTRAL Coromandel SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 496

Route

KGP-CTC

RY-SCORE

81%

Train No
12834-HOWRAH - AHMEDABAD SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 491

Route

HWH-CPH

RY-SCORE

75%

Train No
12509-BANGALORE CANTT - GUWAHATI SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 448

Route

BNC-VSKP

RY-SCORE

49%

TOP 5 UNLUCKIEST CONFIRMED PNR

Train No
12992-JAIPUR - UDAIPUR CITY SF Intercity Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 8

Route

JP-UDZ

RY-SCORE

92%

Train No
28624-BARKAKANA - PATNA Slip Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 9

Route

BRKA-PNBE

RY-SCORE

53%

Train No
12344-HALDIBARI - SEALDAH Darjeeling SF Mail
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 10

Route

NJP-SDAH

RY-SCORE

96%

Train No
17244-RAYAGADA - GUNTUR Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 10

Route

VZM-BZA

RY-SCORE

95%

Train No
28624-BARKAKANA - PATNA Slip Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 10

Route

BRKA-PNBE

RY-SCORE

45%