New IRCTC next-generation e-ticketing web site: This yr the official web site of the Indian railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which is the e-ticketing and catering arm of Indian railways underwent a serious revamp. The web site which is used to ebook lakhs of prepare tickets every day, has been supplied with many new attention-grabbing options. Not solely has reserving a prepare ticket grow to be simpler but in addition passengers can take pleasure in many new extra options reminiscent of checking the supply of prepare tickets, wait-list prediction, reside streaming of IRCTC base kitchens and so on. Additionally, with simpler navigation you may hyperlink your IRCTC account to your Aadhaar quantity as properly. Here are 5 cool facts that every passenger of Indian railways should know:
1) With the latest upgradation of the IRCTC web site, it has grow to be very simple to navigate and seek for trains. Now, passengers can examine the supply of trains and seats together with the ticket fare. The most attention-grabbing half is that for this, the passenger is now not required to login. Also, the brand new IRCTC web site Sports activities a user-friendly format for modification of journey particulars.
2) In the newly upgraded IRCTC web site, an attention-grabbing function has been launched which permits passengers to see the likelihood of a waitlisted ticket getting confirmed throughout on-line ticket reserving. Not solely that, the waitlisted function then makes it simple for passengers to make an knowledgeable resolution to go for VIKALP scheme for alternate trains.
3) Interestingly, IRCTC has additionally prolonged the service cost waiver for on-line booked tickets by 9 extra months. Earlier the exemption from cost of service cost was until August 31, 2018, however now it has been prolonged as much as March 31, 2019. The new IRCTC web site has additionally tied up with many e-commerce cost programs like Paytm, MobiKwik and others for cashbacks gives and reductions for on-line ticket reserving.
4) Now, reserving greater than six railway tickets on IRCTC web site has additionally grow to be simple. By linking the IRCTC login ID with Aadhaar quantity, passengers can now ebook greater than six railway tickets collectively. By linking Aadhaar, a passenger can now ebook as much as 12 prepare tickets in a month. The linking course of is straightforward – login and click on on the Aadhaar/KYC underneath the My profile menu.
5) To enhance hygiene requirements and to supply higher high quality meals to passengers, IRCTC has launched reside streaming of IRCTC base kitchens. Passengers who want to control the meals being ready for them, they’ll watch the reside screening of IRCTC base kitchens on the web site. Before ordering meals, passengers may also examine the menu together with the costs within the newly launched Menu for Rails function on the web site.