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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
12488-ANAND VIHAR T - JOGBANI Seemanchal SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 354

Route

ANVT-ALD

RY-SCORE

55%

Train No
12802-NEW DELHI - PURI Purushottam SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 282

Route

ALD-BKSC

RY-SCORE

37%

Train No
12801-PURI - NEW DELHI Purushottam SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 263

Route

KUR-PRP

RY-SCORE

60%

Train No
12307-HOWRAH - JODHPUR SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 235

Route

HWH-DDU

RY-SCORE

59%

Train No
12310-NEW DELHI - RAJENDRA NAGAR Patna Rajdhani Exp
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 206

Route

NDLS-PNBE

RY-SCORE

56%

TOP 5 UNLUCKIEST CONFIRMED PNR

Train No
12826-ANAND VIHAR T - RANCHI Jharkhand Sampark Kranti Exp
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 0

Route

ALD-RNC

RY-SCORE

200%

Train No
12836-YESVANTPUR - HATIA SF Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 0

Route

NLR-VZM

RY-SCORE

200%

Train No
11015-MUMBAI LTT - GORAKHPUR Kushinagar Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 0

Route

LTT-BST

RY-SCORE

300%

Train No
11061-MUMBAI LTT - DARBHANGA Pawan Express
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 0

Route

LTT-MFP

RY-SCORE

300%

Train No
13202-MUMBAI - RAJENDRA NAGAR BIHAR Exp
Class

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

W/L 0

Route

LTT-MZP

RY-SCORE

400%