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By Haritha P

Haritha is an independent author writes about Indian Railways and MMTS Trains. She works for mmtstraintimings.in as a part time editor. she also works for pnrstatus.co.in as author for their Railway news blog.

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7200 E-Tickets per Minute to be booked at IRCTC

Next Generation E-Ticketing System for IRCTC Railway has taken steps to improve the user experience while booking E- Tickets through IRCTC website. The Next Generation E-Ticketing system is under development which is capable of booking 7200 tickets per minute. The estimated cost of this project is around Rs. 68.97 Crores. This was announced by Railway […]

Railways Revised Refund Rules 1-07-2013

Indian Railways has revised the refund rules and they will come into effect from 1 July 2013. The existing 24hrs buffer time has been changed to 48 hrs.These revised refund rules will also apply for e-tickets booked through IRCTC. IRCTC revised refund rules are same as Indian railway revised refund rules. In order to cancel […]

Indian Railway Revised Refund Rules will Come into Effect From 1st July 2013

IRCTC Revised Refund Rules / Cancellation Rules / Cancellation Charges Indian Railways has recently revised the refund rules and new rules will come into effect from 01-July-2013. The existing refund rules has not been updated for pas 15 years where the ticketing system has changed substantially. Computerized Passenger Reservation has also been changed enormously for […]

Quota codes in Indian Railways

S. No. Quota Description 1. GN General Quota 2. LD Ladies Quota 3. HO Head quarters/high official Quota 4. DF Defence Quota 5. PH Parliament house Quota 6. FT Foreign Tourist Quota 7. DP Duty Pass Quota 8. CK Tatkal Quota 9. SS Female(above 45 Year)/Senior Citizen/Travelling alone 10. HP Physically Handicapped Quota 11. RE […]

Toll Free Number for Catering Related Complaints in Trains

Good news for Indian Railway passengers, Railways has set up a central monitoring cell with the toll free number i.e. 1800-111-321 for the convenience of railway users to register their complaints regarding railways’ catering services like food quality, over charging etc., both at railway stations and in running trains. This has been launched by Railway […]

2 Special Trains between Tirupati and Karimnagar

South central railway has decided to run two special trains between Tirupati and Karimnagar to accommodate the passengers going to visit lord venkateswara and world telugu conferences. Train Schedule: Train No. 02761 Tirupati-Karimnagar Special Train will depart Tirupati at 22:40 hrs on 02nd January, 2013 and arrive Karimnagar at 11:25 hrs on the next day. […]

Food in Trains going to be more Costly

Indian railways has revised the tariff plan for food items in train and stations. In addition to the increasing train fares this is a major knock to the common man. The last hike was on 2003 April and now railway board has approved the hike on food items which inclusive of 8.66% service tax. Here […]

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