Now book your train tickets using mobile phones - Railways offer

E-Ticket is great feature for book train tickets online. IRCTC successfully implemented this feature till now. Now Indian Railways introduced another great feature can book train tickets using your mobile phone at anywhere and anytime. Internet Connection(GPRS) have enabled in your mobile to use this feature.

The following features are available:
  • Book Ticket/ Enquiry - Book tickets by providing source and destination.
  • Booked History - Tickets whose Date of Journey is due will be visible.
  • Cancel Ticket - Cancel any of the tickets whose date of journey is due.
Simple method for booking tickets:

1. Login to URL with your existing IRCTC user id and password.
2. Fill in details for plan my travel.
3. Select the train and continue the booking.
4. User existing passenger list on add passengers.
5. Confirm booking details and pay through Credit/debit card to get successful booking.

After booking, the passenger will receive a reservation message with full details of the ticket including PNR, train no, date of journey and class. "This virtual message would be treated at par with the print-out of the e-ticket which at present is taken out by the passengers and is known as Electronic Reservation Slip (ERS). So you don't want to take the printout just enough to show this virtual message to ticket collector.

Railway ministry said "The service was introduced on a pilot basis for a few and now the more than a thousand users are availing this facility everyday" he said. The service charge is similar to e-tickets-- Rs 10 for Sleeper class and Rs 20 for other higher class.

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