IRCTC unveils new portal with waitlist prediction feature

Now, people can search trains and check availability of seats without getting logged in

GN Bureau | May 30, 2018


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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 journey planning and purchase of tickets.

Railway's online travel portal- www.irctc.co.in is now loaded with beta version of its new user interface having more user friendly features for better user experience.

The biggest feature of the new portal is ‘waitlist prediction’ which helps people get the probability of a Waitlisted or RAC ticket getting confirmed. It also means that users can now predict in which train the possibility of their tickets getting confirmed is maximum. It uses algorithm based on historical booking trends of the particular train. E-ticketing today constitutes about two third of total reserved tickets on Indian Railways.

Now, people can enquire or search trains and check availability of seats without login in a bid to save their time. Users can now change font size throughout the website for comfortable viewing experience.

The new look and feel will have enhanced class-wise, train-wise, destination-wise, departure/arrival time wise and quota-wise filters for facilitating customer while planning their journeys.

Users have been invited to initially, switch to the beta version of the website and get the first-hand -experience of its look, feel and usage for a period of 15 days during which Railways will take suggestions from them for further changes and improvement of the site.
 

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