Indian Railways is mulling implementing a “give it up” scheme to increase its earnings. The national transporter has chalked out a plan to ask passengers to sacrifice the subsidy on train tickets, viewing the fact that it recovers only 53 per cent of the cost of a ticket from
Under its Adarsh Station Scheme (ASS), Indian Railways has identified 1,253 stations for development and, of these, 1,103 railway stations have already been developed, said Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday.
Indian Railways has connected the capitals of North Eastern states including Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura by broad gauge and the plans to connect rest of other state capitals by 2020 except Sikkim
Counter ticket cancellation: On IRCTC website, here is how you can get ticket cancelled and refund too
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a government of India Enterprise, which handles the online ticketing, catering, tourism aspects of Indian Railways, allows users to cancel their ticket through its website. You can cancel your Counter Ticket online and get refund too.
The four-day Ambubachi Mela is all set to begin starting Saturday and the rush at the Guwahati and Kamakhya stations is expected to be quite heavy. Northeast Frontier Railway will have to bear the load of trasnporting the public to and from the site.
Indian Railways online arm IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) provides seamless facility for ticket booking through its App as well as website. It has allowed users to book up to 12 tickets in a month
Indian Railways has chalked out a mammoth plan for upgrading the railway tracks from New Delhi Railway Station to Howrah and from New Delhi to Mumbai, thereby reducing almost by 5 hours.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has asked Indian Railways officials to work as a team to achieve ambitious targets set by the Railway Board and to turn the national transporter into one of the best railways in the world.
In order to give more respect to senior citizens of the country, Indian Railways provides them discounts on the train ticket fares. To avail this discount, senior citizens need to prove that he/she is a senior citizen through a valid ID proof, while going on a journey through the national transporter.
Indian Railways initiative IRCTC tourism has opened a new vista for the tourism industry in India by offering cheap online tour package booking. Through its Maharajas’ Express, it has unveiled luxury on wheels to visitors coming to India.