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Indian Railway E-booking

Indian railway E-booking

Indian railway ticket fare has the lowest fares across the country. The reservation system of Indian railway, dating back in 1980’s was manual, thus making the reservation process more complex. By 1986, developed was the first reservation center with computerized system at New Delhi.

In the year of 1995, the entire Indian Railway ticket fare and reservation system became Internet friendly and it became easy to access the latest information concerning availability of seats and status. With a few far-flung regions as an exception, the ticket fare and reservation has become completely computerized providing ease to the passengers.

Indian Railway E-booking system

IRCTC provides reservation services online, through its own official website. It is a subsidiary of Indian Railway Network. Passengers can book the tickets online by means of net-banking account, with a debit card or credit card. This Indian Railway E-booking system is used by millions every year

Steps to book a ticket online

• Register and create an account on IRCTC website

Fill up your personal information and sign up as a new user in order to make an account on IRCTC website. The website offers several additional facilities including Season-ticket booking, booking via SMS, preferred options for payment, registration alternatives for Subh Yatra and Railway Credit-Card of SBI along with the sign up options for commercial offers, special offers and news letters.

• Indian railway E-booking reservation

Once you are done with the procedure to create the account, you can book the tickets simply by logging into your account. Select the travel date, destination station and source code or name, class of accommodation and the kind of ticket desired by you.

Kinds of E-booking tickets

Indian railways offer two kinds of ticket, namely E-Ticket and I-Ticket. I-ticket is a normal ticket that is basically delivered by the courier company at the doorstep of the passenger within the timeframe of two to three days. If you are looking forward to book I-Ticket, then it is recommended to book the tickets in advance. These tickets are basically issued for RAC, Confirmed and Waiting List cases.

Another type of ticket is E-Ticket. To book this ticket it is required to log in to the account and then enter the details of ID proof like Voter ID card, PAN Card, Ration Card, Driving License or Government ID Card. Then you have to take out a print out of the ERS (Electronic Reservation Slip) and carry it along while traveling.


You do not address what kind of ID would be required if someone is a foreigner traveling without Indian ID, if a foreign drivers license or passport will work. ANd what if it is booked by sms or you don't have a printer can you sill book online?

In which train ? lot of train support tatkal nowdays, give it a try, you can get a reservation before few hours too

I don't think you can get conecssion as a student while online booking of tickets. you have to personally go to nearest railway station for resercation

just go to and fill the form, what problem you are facing in registration ?


Dear Arvind, Go to indian railway website i.e .You can find all information here i.e. tickets booking, fare, seats availbility etc. Visit the website & registered yourself, after that ,You can book your e-ticket online. Have a pleasent journery. REGARDS, VISHWA

Could you please help me to book two seats first class executive possibly my own coupe FROM MUMBAI TO NANDED .

You do not address what kind of ID would be required if someone is a foreigner traveling without Indian ID, if a foreign drivers license or passport will work. ANd what if it is booked by sms or you don't have a printer can you sill book online?

I want to known the status of booggie How much seats are available spouse we have to book 25 tickets in a same coach some time Computer will given e-ticket in a different coach kindly provide the facility to check the availablity of the different coach

I am from Bangladesh and i have a travel business here.Please let me know how to resister to be authorized for booking of railways ticket form here.

i want become eticket agent. i am new in this business. for become agent what procedue? is via enjoy journy is good co. for take agency? i am from surat-gujarat

I would like to make reservation on W.Rly from Mumbai to Baroda & return journey so please help me that how should i proceed further

I'm looking for e-tickets agency, but don't know the process, plz. inform me about the way, thanking you,

i"m looking for an e-tickets booking agency, but don't know how to got it? if you could help me about that process

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