Tag: IRCTC

Indian Railways to Operate 4 Shatabdi, 1 Duronto train from April 10: Check routes, schedule and train list

New Delhi: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has confirmed that Indian Railways will start operating four Shatabdi trains and one Duronto special train from April 10 for the convenience of the passengers. Piyush Goyal in a tweet has said, dedicated in the service of passengers, 4 Shatabdi Special, and a Duronto Special Train are being started […]

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Big steps taken by Indian Railways to curb illegal e-Ticketing: Here is all you need to know

New Delhi: In order to curb e-ticketing malpractices, a number of preventive and punitive measures have been taken by Indian Railways.  Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha has cited the measures taken by Indian Railways to […]

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Planning to see Statue of Unity? Here’s what IRCTC tour package has in store for you

IRCTC has brought many tour packages covering tourist destinations across the country. Under this, IRCTC is starting a special train from Delhi on 17 March where you can travel to Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat and visit Jyotirlingas-Mahakaleshwar (Ujjain) and Omkareshwar. The offer, Jyotirlinga & Statue of Unity rail tour package is a 4 Night/5 Days […]

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Tejas to replace New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express for 45 days; here’s why

The New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express will not run for 45 days. Instead, Tejas Express will be in service as a replacement from February 15 to March 31, Northern Railways CPRO Deepak Kumar said in a statement. In a letter dated February 10, the Northern Railways said, “In reference to your letter under reference (ii), […]

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Curtain Problem: Railways Installs Smart, Switchable Window in Howrah-New Delhi AC Special

New Delhi: As the railways was forced to remove curtains from the air-conditioned coaches of the trains in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the national transporter has come up with a new innovation of smart switchable windows to cut constant light from outside and external heat. Also Read – IRCTC Launches Online Bus Ticket […]

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IRCTC’s Shirdi Flight Package: A 1 Night/2 Days tour to Shirdi and Shani Shingnapur; check price and other details

If you are planning for a trip to Shirdi and Shani Shingnapur, there is an offer available on IRCTC as part of the IRCTC tourism. The offer, Shirdi Flight Package, is a 1 Night/2 Days tour package for March 13, 21. The trip will begin at a starting price of Rs 13,625 per person on […]

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IRCTC to resume E-Catering service from next month; check how to avail it

New Delhi: IRCTC, the catering, and tourism arm of Indian Railways is going to restart its e-catering service for the passengers traveling in the currently operating special trains.  The IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) started this E-catering service in 2014 whereby passengers could order food of their choice from reputed brands as well […]

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Budget 2021: IRCTC may serve ready-to-eat meals to Indian Railway passengers soon

New Delhi: In the upcoming Union Budget 2021-22, the Ministry of Railways may propose some measure that may refurbish IRCTC’s revenue manifold. The tourism and catering wing of Indian Railways is planning to take a novel step to increase its revenues. Under the new scheme, it may introduce ready-to-eat meals on the pattern of airline […]

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