IRCTC Rail Connect: Railways unveils new app for faster ticket booking

IRCTC Rail Connect: Railways unveils new app for faster ticket booking

The Railway Ministry on Tuesday unveiled a new ticketing App, IRCTC Rail Connect, in a bid to facilitate faster and easier booking of train tickets. The new mobile-based application will replace the old existing IRCTC connect app. The new App will be equipped with the latest technology. If reports are to be believed, booking of tatkal tickets, ladies quota, current reservation and premium tatkal quota booking can also be made with the help of this App.

“Currently e-ticketing system caters to over 10 lakh passengers daily (comprising 58% of total reserved passengers). And to increase the ease to users, a new Android-based mobile application for reserved booking IRCTC Rail Connect has been developed,” Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu told IANS. The new App also sports features like advanced security of self-assigned PIN (Personal identification number) which will ease the process of login as then, entering of the username and password on each login will not be required.

“The new application has features like 24/7 service with no time-based checks, synchronisation of mobile app with NGET (Next Generation e-Ticketing) for ticket booking and simple and easy user interface,” Prabhu further added. Read More…

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