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Record booking of 13.45 lakh tickets by IRCTC

Wednesday was the first day of booking railway tickets four months in advance and there was a huge rush at counters. But the record seems to have been set by IRCTC website with 13.45 lakh tickets b

Rail miniratna IRCTC shines with e-wheelchair facility

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is integrating the e-wheelchair facility with its tourism portal for the benefit of old, sick and differently-abled people who can pre-book w

Manoj Sinha highlights 10 key developments in railways

Manoj Sinha, union minister of state for railways, said that as soon as the NDA government came into power, the focus shifted to decongesting and expanding the railway network.  Speaking at th

Opening new horizons for railways development

The Indian railway budget for 2016 clearly indicates that the government’s investment plans are high for the next five years. This means that many people will be hired by the recruitment boar

Railways is best example for big bang reforms, says Suresh Prabhu

Echoing the words of prime minister Narendra Modi, union railway minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has said that the best example of ‘big bang reforms’ in India is in the railway sector.

Leaked data is not ours, claims IRCTC

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) rebuked the allegations of the Maharashtra cyber crime cell regarding the leak of user profile data of at least one crore people from its

IRCTC to convert old coaches of Palace on Wheels into eateries

  The Indian Railways want its catering and tourism enterprises IRCTC to convert the old coaches of Palace on Wheels into theme-based restaurants. These restaurants will be placed strategicall

IRCTC to offer travel insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh at a premium of Re 1

From September 1, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) would offer optional travel insurance to railway passengers, for a premium of just Re 1 while booking an e-ticket. It would

IRCTC to cater to 23 more trains

 Indian railways has given catering responsibility of 23 more trains to IRCTC as part of its efforts to bring the management of food supply services on trains under the national transporter&rs

Thirst quencher

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the commercial arm of Indian Railways, intends to push the production of Rail Neer to bridge the gap between demand and supply.

Get IRCTC’s concierge service by dialing 139

Concierge service, introduced by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), can now be availed through round the clock 139 Interactive Voice Response (IVR) facility. The concierge ser

IRCTC inks MoU with Mizoram to promote tourism

 Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and the Mizoram government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which seeks to provide a range of hospitality and tourism s

A swipe won’t get you a ticket here

One day last December, Shyam Kishore got into an argument with a railway clerk at Meerut City station. Kishore, who commutes daily by train between Meerut and Ghaziabad, had decided to renew his mo

Railways should provide cheaper food, stop vendor exploitation: NAPM

The National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) – a body of representatives and associations of railway caterers – has asserted that its suggestions should be considered by the

IRCTC: Meals on wheels

Poor quality”, “same menu since ages”, “unpredictable”, “not worth the money” – these are some of the terms used by regular train travellers to descr

IRCTC unveils international tour packages

 Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC), an Indian Railways’ PSU, has come up with an International tour package based on leisure and pilgrimage theme. IR

Ghazipur: Land of poppies is witnessing a sea change

Ghazipur figures prominently in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies, the first novel of his Ibis trilogy. Set in the 1830s, it presents Ghazipur as a centre of large-scale opium production, and nar

IRCTC unveils new portal with waitlist prediction feature

Indian Railways’ PSU, IRCTC has unveiled the new online ticket booking system, Next Generation e-Ticketing (NGeT) system to facilitate easy and fast booking of tickets by automating the journ

IRCTC listing still lingering despite clearance in 2017

Ministry of railways’ decision of holding the listing of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has exposed its seriousness in listing its public enterprises in stock exchang

NSG signs pact with IRCTC to ease ticket booking for personnel

Now National Security Guard personnel will not have to face hardships to get railway tickets as India’s elite federal contingency force has signed an agreement with IRCTC for provisioning of

Live streaming of IRCTC base kitchens for public

After several reports of poor quality of food being served to passengers surfaced recently, IRCTC has launched a live streaming mechanism to enable people view real time food preparations and packa

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