How to Do IRCTC Enquiry for Train and Timings?
The internet boom has been evident from last few years now and day by day it is getting more powerful. People prefer to shop, book movie tickets, book train and plane tickets, plan their vacations etc. through the internet. Among the many uses of the internet, the IRCTC train enquiry is one of the most used ones. As the name suggests, IRCTC is involved in catering and tourism, but the launch of the website revolutionised the rail travel in the country. Train enquiry is one of the most searched things on the internet. In India, most of the population prefer train as the mode of transport as Indian railways connect all small and big towns and cities.
IRCTC started the service of booking tickets online few years back. Though booking a ticket is still its core function, it has evolved as a one-stop solution for getting other information also.
The traditional method of getting train enquiry is very taxing, tedious, time-consuming and frustrating. For this, you need to be in the reservation queue physically right from the morning. After spending a lot of time, when finally your turn comes, then you are sometimes told that no seats are available. To save all this hassle, people prefer to enquire and book over the internet.
Train enquiry service is accessible to everyone over the internet. You just need to go to the site and no login id or password is required for enquiry. Several apps are also available these days for android users on play store. Downloading these apps give real-time seat availability. Train enquiry information covers running status of the train, change in reservation status, train schedules, fare and availability information, timings etc. Also, the policies of Indian Railways regarding the various services like cancelling and tatkal booking can be accessed from the site.
In case you don’t have internet facility, no need to get depressed. Dial 139 from your phone. You get all the information regarding accommodation, fare, running status, PNR etc. through this number. On dialling this number, you are serviced by a number of professionally trained agents in Hindi, English and other regional languages.
The enquiry service of the IRCTC has made life so easy. Sitting in the comfort of your home, you can enquire about all the details you need to know about the trains and timings.