We have seen a rise in food delivery startups for trains. While there are incumbent players like Travelkhana, there is a surge of new entrants like RailRestro, ZoopIndia along with IRCTC’s own food delivery entity, Food on Track. Passengers…
Indian Railways has decided to go full throttle for a cashless economy by launching its own branded debit cards which will have some special features for booking train tickets. Indian Railways has decided to subtly push for Aadhaar linking…
A CBI techie who earlier worked with IRCTC created a software which could book hundreds of tatkal tickets in seconds. He used CBI’s resources to cheat the tatkal system and employed bitcoins to accept illegal payments.
Despite having credit & debit card swipe machines at counters, passengers often forget their cards & make cash payments. The BHIM UPI app will change that.
With a revamped website & new app, IRCTC is seeking to make booking tickets a smooth & pain-free, which is in contrast to people's earlier experiences.
Tatkal is often the last resort for last-moment traveling There have been several changes in tatkal cancellation policy which every passenger should know.
IRCTC has announced that under cashless push, there will be no service fee on eTickets till March 2018, which is already an extended period of grace!
The reason is convenience fee and MDR, which is charged from the customer. IRCTC wants a portion of that, and banks are refusing to give that.
Amidst rising competitiveness among e-Wallets, BHIM app could emerge as a winner. QR Code will also be implemented soon.
IRCTC had introduced the 'Book Now, Pay Later' feature for general reservations back in May of this year. Now Tatkal users have this convenience extended to them.