IRCTC Ticket Cancellation Charges: Indian Railways is one of the world’s largest public transporters. It runs over 12,600 trains every day carrying over 23 million passengers. Besides normal tickets, the railways offers Tatkal
Water woes onboard trains will soon be a thing of the past with railways at set to introduce a system which will reduce water filling time from the existing 20 minutes to just five minutes at stations.
Good news for waitlisted passengers. Indian Railways has started providing their Train Ticket Examiners (TTE) with hand-held terminals (HHT) to check & inform reservation status instantly to passengers and also to the next station on a running train.
Train 18, developed indigenously by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), offers not only a fast and comfortable mode of transport. The engineless train also provides safety to passengers as its coaches are fitted with fire-resistance fibre composites.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said Sunday that he has asked ministry officials to explore possibilities to reduce the journey time between Joginder Nagar station in Himachal Pradesh and Pathankot station in Punjab by three hours.
The Madras High Court has said there was an urgent need for automatic doors in suburban trains in the city and suggested that the Southern Railway manufacture such trains and find out possibilities of introducing them at least by 2019.