Northern Railways to monitor cleanliness via WhatsApp. But will it work?

Anirban Ghoshal &

Northern Railways, one of the busiest zones of the country's largest employer Indian Railways, is looking to make use of Facebook-owned ....

12 June, 2018

IRCTC launches revamped Rail Connect app for faster ticket booking

Shruti Jain

Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corp. Ltd. (IRCTC), which handles online ticketing for the state-run transporter, has launched ....

12 January, 2017

From concierge services to mobile wallets, IRCTC is making train travel hassle-free

Shruti Jain

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the government-controlled Indian Railways, has introduced ....

8 December, 2016

IRCTC reduces optional rail travel insurance premium to one paisa

Shruti Jain

The optional travel insurance scheme for train passengers, a runaway success for the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation ....

6 October, 2016

IRCTC may launch online 'theft insurance' for passengers

Priya Prasad

Indian Railways is likely to introduce theft insurance for travellers, covering robbery and dacoity, and enabling them to claim ....

22 September, 2016

Alleged IRCTC hacking could turn out to be India's biggest data heist

Arti Singh

Social media was abuzz on Thursday over reports that the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website had been ....

5 May, 2016

Google to power free Wi-Fi at 500 railway stations: PM

Team TC

India will provide free internet access at 500 railway stations with Google's assistance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told a ....

27 September, 2015

New Delhi railway station starts offering public Wi-Fi, service free for first 30 minutes

Anand Rai

The Indian Railways has rolled out free Wi-Fi facility at New Delhi railway station, one of the busiest stations in the country. ....

4 December, 2014

Indian Railways start rolling out free public wi-fi in select trains

Rashi Varshney

The Indian Railways has rolled out free Wi-Fi internet services today starting with New Delhi- Howrah Rajdhani express train. ....

2 April, 2013

IRCTC to sell books & electronic items; will it succeed?

Sainul K

At a time when it is finding it hard to manage ever-increasing online booking of train tickets, the Indian Railways Catering and ....

8 March, 2013

'Tatkal' booking to start at 10 am from July 10; Daily e-ticketing capacity raised to 5 lakh

Anand Rai

If you need to travel in a hurry, Tatkal booking is the only option; otherwise, getting a confirmed train ticket may take days, ....

4 July, 2012

Indian Railways launches new-look in beta; What does it offer

Anand Rai

Indian Railways have launched a new version of, the site that features train running information in real time ....

20 June, 2012

SMS Sent By IRCTC Can Be Used As Train Ticket Now

Anand Rai & Aashish Bhinde

In a move to make Indian train ticketing and travel even more convenient for the passengers, the ministry of railways has decided ....

6 February, 2012

Bye Bye Rail Ticket Print-outs, Hi VRM

dev khare & Anand Rai & Shrija Agrawal

In a move to take Indian train travel to the next level, government owned IRCTC that operates one of the most visited travel booking ....

22 September, 2011

Indian Railways Starts Mobile Ticketing Facility- Goodbye Ticket Print-outs!

dev khare & Anand Rai & Shrija Agrawal

The mobile ticket booking application launched by the Indian Railways is functional now and it will enable users to book their ....

2 August, 2011