Saturday, January 24, 2015

E-Catering service started by IRCTC on 76 Trains

e-catering service has been started by IRCTC exclusively for passengers travelling in trains without pantry where passenger can book preferred meal through e-catering website as well as through phone and SMS also. The website address is and phone numbers are 1800-1034-139 (Toll-free), 0120-4383892-99 (Toll) and SMS MEAL to 139.
This facility can be availed by passengers having valid reservation Confirmed /Waiting List ticket either e-ticket Or ticket taken from reservation window.Currently, this facility is available only in limited number of trains running without pantry car.The services are available from 0600 hrs to 2200 hrs.At present, the minimum order value is Rs. 60 per unit (vendor) per location/station.As of now there are only 76 Trains which is having this facility. List of train is mentioned on

 Any passenger having valid confirmed reservation ticket may book the meal through website as well the phone. The trains in which e-catering services are available are also uploaded for information of the passengers. The process of booking is as under: -
Passenger will enter the PNR. Stations list shall appear/display in drop down menu. Passenger may choose the station he/she wishes to book meal on. After which, vendor menu will open along with item prices.Passenger may choose the vendor and the meals to be booked. Prices of meal will be displayed with the meals.On confirmation of booking, e-payment for the transaction is to be made.
On completion of transaction, SMS and email shall be generated and sent to the customer as well as the service provider.The SMS and email shall have the details of the order. The SMS content to passenger shall have an OTP (One Time Password) which will be used for verification by the service provider on the mobile application at the time of delivery of meal
In addition to the above SMS and email at the time of booking of meal, SMS and email shall again be forwarded to the passenger 02 hours before the scheduled delivery time at the station for convenience of customer. Further, an email shall also be sent to the passenger 24 hours before the scheduled delivery time at the station.

Customer may cancel the confirmed meal booking online 02 hours prior to the scheduled delivery of meal (Refund of balance amount after deduction of cancellation charges of Rs. 20 per transaction). It can also be cancelled later i.e. within less than 02 hours of delivery time or later. However, no refund shall be made in case order is cancelled within less than 02 hours of delivery time.The process of refund shall take at least 3 days time from the date of cancellation excluding the date of cancelation

If the Passenger do not have Internet access then may book e-catering service by calling 1800-1034-139 (Toll-free), 0120-4383892-99 (Toll) for waitlisted as well as confirmed ticket. The booking shall be made by the call center executive and subsequently, the passenger shall be informed of confirmed meal booking through SMS and email.

Features of Premium Special Train on Dynamic Pricing

• Premium special train is being introduced from Railway with dynamic fare pricing.
• Dynamic fare stands for the fare component which may be increased with the subsequent bookings.
• Advance Reservation Period (ARP) of this train will be a maximum of 15 days.
• Agents will not be allowed to book tickets in these trains.
• Dynamic fare shall be charged for confirm as well as RAC passengers.
• Waitlist Ticket Booking is not allowed in this train.
• Upgradation option shall not be applicable in this train.
• Modification is not allowed.
• Only E-tickets will be permitted for booking.
• I-ticket Booking is not allowed in this train.
• E-ticket booking is allowed in General Quota only.
• Tatkal/ Ladies/Other Quota tickets cannot be booked in this train.
• No concession shall be applicable in this train.
• Identity card number of the prescribed proof of identity is required at the time of booking. At least
one passenger should travel with his/her ID card in original which was used at the time of booking.
• Vacant berths left at the time of charting will be offered for current booking at current booking
counters of train originating stations.
• Cancellation is not allowed. However, ticket can be cancelled only if the train is cancelled.
• Dynamic Fare along with Total fare will be displayed after filling Reservation form. Users must ensure the Fare and Journey Details before proceeding for payment.
List of  Premium Special Train is shown in image

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Know about Current Reservation

Plan to go somewhere to train and suddenly  you not able to get confirm ticket of the rail. Or do not get  confirmed ticket after the chart is created. So you have to travel by train to stand or give bribe. Did that ever happen to you so do not be afraid. Yes, You can get confirm ticket( if avalilable) upto 10 minute before the departure.
before the train depart from status and after chart preparation there is option to get confirm ticket Under this rule,ticket can be optained from  ticket counter at most stations.This facility is avalaible on most of station. The purpose of the current reseravation is to fill the vaccant seat after chart preparation so that should not be empty seats on the train.

To get current reseatvation you have to fill the researaction from and submit to reseravation counter. Normally current reseavation open after chart is prepared.

You and get information of avlaiblity of Current reseravation ONLINE at below mention link

For Delhi Railways station
For all Few selacted Train
For All india Station