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IRCTC Trains – How To Book Tickets, Check PNR Status, Live Train Tracking And More

If you are looking for a guide to IRCTC trains including ticket cancellation, ticket download, checking live running status of your train, we have answers to all questions.

How to do IRCTC train booking using the website and the official IRCTC app? How to do a train search online? How to check train enquiry or check seat availability? Find answers to all your questions below.

The Indian railway network is one of the busiest rail networks in the world. From metro cities like Delhi and Mumbai to small villages like Nagaur and Tumkur, the Indian railway network covers over 7000 stations.

Traveling by some trains like the Maharaja’s Express and Palace on Wheels are holidays by themselves.

Today, you don’t need to rely on travel agents or stand in long queues at the station for train tickets. You can get all your queries answered, make and manage bookings online at the IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) website.

This ticketing portal even offers facilities for booking seats on buses and flights or booking hotel rooms. You can make payments.

IRCTC Trains – Quick Info

Websitewww.irctc.co.in
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IRCTC Retiring Room Booking Station List -Online Reservation

Below listed are the retiring room booking station list available online:
StationCodePhone
ABOHARABS01123365297/01142622409
ABU ROADABR01412725820
ADRA JNADRA03322485122/03322439336
AGARTALAAGTL03612676008
AGRAAGC8669951203
AHMADNAGARANG02222756568
AHMEDABAD JNADI8825285332, 079-29722200
AJMER JNAII01412725820
AJNIAJNI02222756568
AKOLAAK02222756568
ALIGARHALJN05322230792/05322230792
ALIPUR DUAR JNAPDJ03612676008
ALLEPPEYALLP04425353148/04425353531
ALWARAWR01412725820
AMBALA CANT JNUMB01123365297/01142622409
AMLAAMLA02222756568
AMRAVATIAMI02222756568
ANAND VIHAR TRMANVT01123365297/01142622409
ANANDPUR SAHIBANSB01123365297/01142622409
ANANTAPURATP02222756568
ANGULANGL06742303232/06742300196
ANKLESHWAR JNAKV2222068545
ANUGRAHA N ROADAUBR02222756568
ANUPPUR JNAPR07752418040/ 07752416040
ARRAKONAMAJJ04425353148/04425353531
ASANSOL JNASN03322303960/03322436969
ASHOKNAGARASKN07612627506/07612676849
ATARRAATE05322230792/05322230792
AURANGABADAWB02222756568
AZAMGARHAMH05512200384/05512201299
BADARPURBPB03612676008
BADNERABD02222756568
BAIDYANATHDHAMBDME03322303960/03322436969
BALANGIRBLGR06742303232/06742300196
BALASOREBLS03322485122/03322439336
BALLARSHAHBPQ02222756568
BALUGAONBALU06742303232/06742300196
BANARASBSBS05512200384/05512201299
BANDA JNBNDA05322230792/05322230792
BANDIKUI JNBKI01412725820
BANDRA TERMINUSBDTS02222068545
BANGAIGAONBNGN03612676008
BANKURABQA03322485122/03322439336
BARAUNI JNBJU02222756568
BARDDHAMAN JNBWN03322303960/03322436969
BAREILLYBE01123365297/01142622409
BARGARH ROADBRGA06742303232/06742300196
BARKA KANABRKA02222756568
BARMERBME01412725820
BAROGBOF01123365297/01142622409
BARPETA ROADBPRD03612676008
BARSOIBOE03612676008
BEGU SARAIBGS02222756568
BELAPURBAP02222756568
BELURBEQ03322303960/03322436969
BERHAMPORE CRTBPC03322303960/03322436969
BETULBZU02222756568
BHABUA ROADBBU02222756568
BHADRAKBHC06742303232/06742300196
BHAGALPURBGP03322303960/03322436969
BHANDARA ROADBRD07752418040/ 07752416040
BHARATPURBTE07612627506/07612676849
BHARUCHBH2222068545
BHATINDA JNBTI01123365297/01142622409
BHAVNAGARBVC2222068545
BHILWARABHL01412725820
BHOPAL JNBPL07612627506/07612676849
BHUJBHUJ2222068545
BHUSAVALBSL8669951213
BIKANERBKN01412725820
BILASPUR JNBSP8669951199
BINABINA07612627506/07612676849
BINNAGURIBNV03612676008
BISHNUPURVSU02222756568
BOKARO STEEL CITYBKSC03322485122/03322439336
BOLPUR S NIKTNBHP03322303960/03322436969
BRAHMAPURBAM06742303232/06742300196
BUDAUNBEM05512200384/05512201299
BURHANPURBAU02222756568
BURNPURBURN03322485122/03322439336
CHAKRADHARPURCKP03322485122/03322439336
CHALISHGAONCSN02222756568
CHAMPACPH07752418040/ 07752416040
CHANDIGARHCDG01123365297/01142622409
CHANDRAPURCD02222756568
CHAPARMUKHCPK03612676008
CHENGALPATTUCGL02222756568
CHENNAI CENTRALMAS04425350586
CHENNAI EGMOREMS04428194533
CHHAPRACPR05512200384/05512201299
CHHINDWARA JNCWA07752418040/ 07752416040
CHIDAMBARAMCDM01123365297/01142622409
CHITRAKOTCKTD05322230792/05322230792
CHITTARANJANCRJ03322303960/03322436969
CHITTAURGARHCOR02222068545
CHITTOORCTO02222756568
CHURUCUR01412725820
COIMBATORE JNCBE04425353148/04425353531
COOCH HARCOB03612676008
COONOORONR04425353148/04425353531
CUDDAPAHHX02222756568
CUTTACKCTC06742303232/06742300196
DABRADBA02222756568
DAHODDHD2222068545
DAKHINESWARDAKE03322303960/03322436969
DAMOHDMO07612627506/07612676849
DARBHANGA JNDBG02222756568
DARJEELINGDJ03612676008
DAUNDDD02222756568
DEHRI ON SONEDOS02222756568
DELHIDLI01123365297/01142622409
DEVLALIDVL02222756568
DHANBAD JNDHN02222756568
DHARMANAGARDMR03612676008
DHARMPUR HMCHLDMP01123365297/01142622409
DHARWADDWR08362289810/08362365209
DHAULPURDHO05322230792/05322230792
DHUPGURIDQG03612676008
DHURI JNDUI01123365297/01142622409
DIBRUGARHDBRG03612676008
DIGHA FLAG STNDGHA03322485122/03322439336
DIMAPURDMV03612676008
DONGARGARHDGG07752418040/ 07752416040
DURGDURG07752418040/ 07752416040
DURGAPURDGR03322303960/03322436969
DWARKADWK02222068545
Deen Dayal UpadhyayDDU02222756568
ERODE JNED04425353148/04425353531
ETAWAHETW05322230792/05322230792
FAKIRAGRAMFKM03612676008
FALAKATAFLK03612676008
FALNAFA01412725820
FATEHPURFTP05322230792/05322230792
FIROZABADFZD05322230792/05322230792
FIROZPUR CANTFZR01123365297/01142622409
FURKATINGFKG03612676008
GADWALGWD02222756568
GANDHIDHAMGIMB2222068545
GANGAPURGUR02222756568
GAYA JNGAYA02222756568
GHATSILAGTS03322485122/ 03322439336
GHAZIPUR CITYGCT02222756568
GOALPARA TOWNGLPT03612676008
GONDA JNGD05512200384/05512201299
GONDIA JNG07752418040/ 07752416040
GORAKHPUR JNGKP8669951201
GUDIWADAGDV02222756568
GUNAGUNA07612627506/07612676849
GUNTAKALGTL02222756568
GUNTURGNT9044775777
GUWAHATIGHY03612676008
GWALIORGWL8669951203
H NIZAMUDDINNZM01123365297/01142622409
HAJIPUR JNHJP02222756568
HALDWANIHDW05512200384/05512201299
HANUMANGARH JNHMH01412725820
HARIDWAR JNHW01123365297/01142622409
HARPALPURHPP05322230792/05322230792
HASIMARAHSA03612676008
HATIAHTE03322485122/03322439336
HISARHSR01412725820
HOWRAH JNHWH03326382581/03326383542/03326387412
HYDERABADHYB02222756568
INDORE JNINDB02222068545
ITARSI JNET07612627506/07612676849
ITWARIITR07752418040/ 07752416040
IZZAT NAGARIZN02222756568
JABALPURJBP07612627506/07612676849
JAGIROADJID03612676008
JAIPURJP8669951204
JAISALMERJSM01412725820
JAJPUR K ROADJJKR06742303232/06742300196
JALGAONJL8669951212
JAMALPURJMP03322303960/03322436969
JAMNAGARJAM02222068545
JASIDIHJSME03322303960/03322436969
JHARGRAMJGM03322485122/03322439336
JODHPURJU01412725820
JOGBANIJBN03612676008
JOLARPETTAIJTJ04425353148/04425353531
JOYCHANDI PAHARJOC03322485122/ 03322439336
JUNAGARHJND2222068545
KACHIGUDAKCG9182947009
KALABURAGIKLBG02222756568
KALKAKLK01123365297/01142622409
KAMAKHYAKYQ03612676008
KANCHIPURAMCJ02222756568
KANPUR ANWRGANJCPA05512200384/05512201299
KANPUR JNCNB05322230792/05322230792
KARNALKUN01123365297/01142622409
KARURKRR04425353148/04425353531
KARWARKAWR9455542801
KASGANJKSJ05512200384/05512201299
KASHIPURKPV05512200384/05512201299
KATHGODAMKGM05512200384/05512201299
KATIHARKIR03612676008
KATNIKTE07612627506/07612676849
KATPADI JNKPD04425353148/04425353531
KAZIPETKZJ9866187730
KESINGAKSNG06742303232/06742300196
KHAGARIA JNKGG02222756568
KHAJURAHOKURJ05322230792/05322230792
KHANDWAKNW02222756568
KHARAGPURKGP03322485122/03322439336
KHARIAR ROADKRAR06742303232/06742300196
KHURDA ROAD JNKUR06742303232/06742300196
KISHANGARHKSG01412725820
KISHENGUANGEKNE03612676008
KNJKNJ03322303960/03322436969
KOCHUVELIKCVL04425353148/04425353531
KOKRAJHARKOJ03612676008
KOLKATAKOAA03322303960/03322436969
KOPERGAONKPG02222756568
KORAPUTKRPU06742303232/06742300196
KOTA JNKOTA07612627506/07612676849
KURNOOL TOWNKRNT02222756568
KURUDWADIKWV02222756568
KURUKSHETRA JNKKDE01123365297/01142622409
LALGARH JNLGH01412725820
LALITPURLAR05322230792/05322230792
LOHARULHU01412725820
LOKMANYATILAK TLTT02222756568
LONAVALALNL8669951214
LUCKNOW NELJN8669951200
LUCKNOW NRLKO01123365297/01142622409
LUMDINGLMG03612676008
MADGAONMAO8669951207
MADURAI JNMDU6204800371
MAHASAMUNDMSMD06742303232/06742300196
MAHESANA JNMSH2222068545
MAHOBAMBA05322230792/05322230792
MAIHARMYR07612627506/07612676849
MAKRANA JNMKN01412725820
MALDA TOWNMLDT03322303960/03322436969
MALKAPURMKU02222756568
MANDSORMDS2222068545
MANMADMMR02222756568
MARIANIMXN03612676008
MARKARPURAMMRK02222756568
MATHURAMTJ05322230792/05322230792
MAU JNMAU02222756568
MAYILADUTURAI JMV03612676008
MEERUT CITYMTC01123365297/01142622409
MEGHNAGARMGN2222068545
MELMARUVATTURMLMR02222756568
MIRAJ JNMRJ02222756568
MIRZAPURMZP05322230792/05322230792
MORADABADMB01123365297/01142622409
MORENAMRA05322230792/05322230792
MUMBAI CENTRALMMCT02222068545
MUMBAI CSTCSMT02222756568
MUNIGUDAMNGD06742303232/06742300196
MURIMURI03322485122/03322439336
MURSHIDABADMBB03322303960/03322436969
MURTAJAPURMZR02222756568
MUZAFFARPUR JNMFP02222756568
NADIAD JNND2222068545
NAGAPPATTINAMNGT04425353148/04425353531
NAGPURNGP02222756568
NAHARLAGUNNHLN01123365297/01142622409
NAJIBABAD JNNBD01123365297/01142622409
NANDEDNED9860807474
NANDYALNDL02222756568
NARKATIAGANJ JNNKE02222756568
NASIK ROADNK8669951211
NAUGACHIANNA02222756568
NEW ALIPUR DUARNOQ03612676008
NEW BONGAIGAONNBQ03612676008
NEW COOCH BEHARNCB03612676008
NEW DELHINDLS01123365297/01142622409
NEW FARAKANFK03322303960/03322436969
NEW HAFLONGNHLG01123365297/01142622409
NEW JALPAIGURINJP03612676008
NEW MAL JNNMZ03612676008
NEW MAYNAGURINMX03612676008
NEW TINSUKIA JNNTSK03612676008
NIMACH JNNMH2222068545
NIZAMABADNZB02222756568
NSC BOSE J GOMOGMO02222756568
OMKARESHWAROM2222068545
ORAIORAI05322230792/05322230792
PALANPUR JUNCTION RAILWAY STATIONPNU2222068545
PALASAPSA06742303232/06742300196
PALI MARWARPMY01412725820
PANDHARPURPVR02222756568
PANIPAT JNPNP01123365297/01142622409
PARBHANIPBN8929255908
PARLI VAIJNATHPRLI02222756568
PATIALAPTA01123365297/01142622409
PATNA JNPNBE02222756568
PENDRA ROADPND07752418040/ 07752416040
PHAPHUNDPHD05322230792/05322230792
PILIBHITPBE05512200384/05512201299
PIPARIYAPPI07612627506/07612676849
POKHRAYANPHN05322230792/05322230792
PORBANDARPBR02222756568
PRAYAGRAJ CHHEOKI JUNCTIONPCOI05322230792/05322230792
PRAYAGRAJ JNPRYJ05322230792/05322230792
PRAYAGRAJRAMBAGPRRB05322230792/05322230792
PUDUCHERRYPDY04425353148/04425353531
PUNE JNPUNE7770065858
PURULIA JNPRR03322485122/03322439336
PUTTURPUT02222756568
PalakkadPGT8669951209
RAFIGANJRFJ02222756568
RAICHURRC02222756568
RAIGANJRGJ03612676008
RAIGARHRIG07752418040/ 07752416040
RAIPUR JNR07752418040/ 07752416040
RAIRAKHOLRAIR06742303232/06742300196
RAJ NANDGAONRJN07752418040/ 07752416040
RAJA KI MANDIRKM05322230792/ 05322230792
RAMAGUNDAMRDM02222756568
RAMESWARAMRMM04425353148/04425353531
RAMGARH CANTRMT03322485122/03322439336
RAMNAGARRMR05512200384/05512201299
RAMPUR HATRPH03322303960/03322436969
RANGAPARA NORTHRPAN03612676008
RANGIYA JNRNY03612676008
RANIRANI01412725820
RATANGARHRTGH01412725820
RATLAM JNRTM02222068545
RAXAUL JNRXL02222756568
RAYAGADARGDA06742303232/06742300196
RENIGUNTARU02222756568
REWAREWA02222756568
REWARIRE7015573644
RINGASRGS01412725820
RJNDR NGR BIHARRJPB9369454950, 8521808203
ROORKEERK01123365297/01142622409
ROURKELAROU03322485122/03322439336
RUDRAPUR CITYRUPC05512200384/05512201299
SADULPURSDLP01412725820
SAHARSA JNSHC02222756568
SAHIBGANJSBG03322303960/03322436969
SALEM JNSA04425353148/04425353531
SAMASTIPUR JNSPJ02222756568
SAMBALPURSBP06742303232/06742300196
SANCHISCI07612627506/07612676849
SANGRURSAG01123365297/ 01142622409
SASAN GIRSASG2222068545
SASARAMSSM02222756568
SATNASTA07612627506/07612676849
SAWAI MADHOPURSWM07612627506/07612676849
SEALDAHSDAH8272997348
SECUNDERABAD JNSC9014981042, 9492410652
SEWAGRAMSEGM02222756568
SHAHDOLSDL07752418040/ 07752416040
SHEGAONSEG02222756568
SHEIKPURASHK02222756568
SHIKOHABADSKB05322230792/05322230792
SHRI GANGANAGARSGNR01412725820
SHRI MAHABIRJISMBJ07612627506/07612676849
SHRIDHAMSRID07612627506/07612676849
SIKARSIKR01412725820
SILCHARSCL03612676008
SILIGURI JNSGUJ03612676008
SIMALGURISLGR03612676008
SIMLASML01123365297/01142622409
SIRSASSA01412725820
SIWANSV05512200384/05512201299
SOLANSOL01123365297/01142622409
SOLAPUR JNSUR9860807474
SONAGIRSOR05322230792/05322230792
SONPUR JNSEE02222756568
SRIKAKULAM ROADCHE06742303232/06742300196
SRIRANGAMSRGM04425353148/04425353531
SULLURUPETASPE02222756568
SULTANGANJSGG03322303960/03322436969
SURATST02222068545
SURATGARH JNSOG01412725820
TALCHERTLHR06742303232/06742300196
TAMBARAMTBM04425353148/04425353531
TATANAGAR JNTATA8669951210
THIRUVARUR JUNCTIONTVR01123365297/01142622409
THIVIMTHVM8669951208
TIRUCHCHIRAPALITPJ0431-2462323/9361789820
TIRUNELVELI JNTEN04425353148/04425353531
TIRUPPURTUP04425353148/04425353531
TITLAGARHTIG06742303232/06742300196
TRIVANDRUM CNTLTVC04425353148/04425353531
TUNDLATDL05322230792/05322230792
UDAIPUR CITYUDZ01412725820
UJJAIN JNUJN02222068545
USALAPURUSL07752418040/ 07752416040
Udagamandalam Railway stationUAM04425353148/04425353531
V LAKSHMIBAIJHSVGLJ05322230792/05322230792
VADODARA JNBRC8669951206
VAPIVAPI2222068545
VARANASI CITYBCY05512200384/05512201299
VARANASI JNBSB05422501356
VELLANKANNIVLNK04425353148/04425353531
VIDISHABHS07612627506/07612676849
VIJAYAWADABZA02222756568
VILLUPARAM JNVM04425353148/04425353531
VINDHYACHALBDL05322230792/05322230792
VISHAKAPATNAMVSKP06742303232/06742300196
VIZIANAGRAM JNVZM06742303232/06742300196
VRIDHACHALAM JNVRI04425353148/04425353531
WADIWADI02222756568
WARANGALWL02222756568
WARDHAWR02222756568
Walajah Road Jn Railway stationWJR04425353148/04425353531
YESVANTPUR JNYPR08362289810/08362365209
Source: https://www.rr.irctc.co.in/#/station

IRCTC Trains – All Your Questions Answered

Find answers to all your questions about IRCTC trains, ticket booking, flight and bus booking, tour packages and more.

What is the official IRCTC website?

The official IRCTC website is www.irctc.co.in

How to download the official IRCTC app?

You can download the official IRCTC app for Android devices
You can download the official IRCTC app for iOS devices

What are the steps for an IRCTC account create?

User registration on the IRCTC website is free for individuals in India. NRI users must pay a Rs 100 registration fee. Anyone with a working mobile number and email ID can IRCTC account create. Here’s what you need to do:
Step 1: Open https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Click on Register
Step 3: Enter your basic details, personal details and address. Once all the fields have been filled in, enter the Captcha code, agree to the terms and conditions and click on the Register button.
IRCTC trains
Step 4: Select the click here link to be directed to the Login page
IRCTC trains
Step 5: Log in with your User ID and password
IRCTC trains
Step 6: Enter the OTP as received to confirm your mobile number and email address
IRCTC trains
In the case of international users, before the email and mobile number verification, users will be directed to a payment page. Registration fees can be paid with credit or debit cards, eWallets, UPI or net banking.
IRCTC trains

How many tickets can an IRCTC agent booked per day?

An IRCTC agent can book an unlimited number of tickets per day.
Other users can book up to 6 tickets per month.

How can you check IRCTC trains schedule?

You can check IRCTC trains schedule with the following steps:
Step 1: Visit https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Click on Trains and then on Train schedule
IRCTC trains schedule
Step 3: Enter the train number and click on the Submit button
IRCTC trains schedule

How to do an IRCTC trains search between 2 stations?

For an IRCTC trains search between 2 stations, you will need to visit the Indian Railways Enquiry website.
Step 1: Visit https://www.indianrail.gov.in/
Step 2: Click on ‘Reserved Train between Stations’
IRCTC trains search
Step 3: Enter the station you want to board at and your destination station. You can enter a specific journey date or tick the option for date flexibility.
IRCTC trains search
Step 4: Enter the answer to the captcha question.
A list of trains between the 2 stations will be generated below.

How to check IRCTC train ticket availability?

You can check IRCTC train ticket availability through the Indian Railways Enquiry website.
Step 1: Go to https://www.indianrail.gov.in/
Step 2: Click on ‘Seat Availability’
Step 3: Enter the train number, journey date, source and destination station, class and booking quote. Click on Get Availability
check IRCTC train ticket availability

How to do IRCTC train ticket booking?

IRCTC train ticket bookings can be made through the IRCTC website. Here’s how:
Step 1: Log in to https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: The ticket booking form is displayed on the home screen. Enter your journey details in the form fields and select the appropriate class and ticket quota. Click on the Search button.
IRCTC train ticket booking
Step 3: Click on the class abbreviation of the train you want to travel by to see seat availability. Click on the Book Now link.
IRCTC train ticket booking
Step 4: Enter details of up to 6 passengers. Enter the registered mobile number and the captcha code. Click on the Next button.
IRCTC train ticket booking
Step 5: Select a payment mode and make payment.
IRCTC train ticket booking

How can you check IRCTC trains status?

You can check IRCTC trains status from the IRCTC website. Here’s what you need to do:
Step 1: Visit https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Hover over Trains and click on Track Your Train.
check IRCTC trains status
Step 3: Enter the train number or the train name and click on the Search button.
check IRCTC trains status

What is the SMS number for IRCTC train status check?

You can send an SMS to 139 with the message AD <train number> for IRCTC train status check.

Can you check IRCTC train live status?

Yes. Here’s what you need to do to check IRCTC train live status:
Step 1: Open https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Click on Trains and then Track Your Train.
Step 3: Enter the train number and click on the Search button.
Step 4: Select the date of travel to see live train status.
check IRCTC train live status

Under what quotas can you make IRCTC train online bookings?

IRCTC train online bookings can be made under all the following quotas:
·       General quota
·       Ladies’ quota
·       Sr. citizen quota
·       Divyang quota
·       Tatkal quota
·       Premium tatkal quota

What documents do you need for IRCTC ticket booking?

You do not need to submit any document at the time of IRCTC ticket booking. However, when you are travelling you must have one of the following forms of photo ID:
·       Passport
·       Aadhar card
·       PAN card
·       Voter ID card
·       Driving license
·       Student identity card
·       Government-issued ID card
·       Credit card with photograph
·       Nationalized bank passbook with photograph

How to book IRCTC flight tickets?

You can book air tickets for most airlines from the IRCTC flight section.
Step 1: Open https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Click on Flights
Step 3: A new page will open. Enter your origin, destination, dates of travel and number of travelers. Click on the search button.
IRCTC flight tickets
Step 4: Choose your flight and click Book
IRCTC flight tickets
Step 5: Log in using your IRCTC user name and password
IRCTC flight tickets
Step 5: Enter your passenger details and complete payment for your ticket.

How to book IRCTC bus tickets?

You can book bus tickets through the IRCTC bus ticket website.
Step 1: Open https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Click on Buses
Step 3: Enter your departure and destination points and select a date of travel. Click on the search Bus button.
IRCTC bus tickets
Step 4: Select the bus you want to travel on and click on the Select seat button. Choose a seat, boarding point and dropping point. Click on the Proceed to Book button.
IRCTC bus tickets
Step 5: Log in to your IRCTC account and make a payment for your seat.

Where can you find your IRCTC train reservation?

You can find all previously booked IRCTC train reservation details from the My account tab.
Step 1: Enter your user ID and password to log in to https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Hover over the My Account tab and navigate to ‘My Transactions’ and then to ‘Booked Ticket History’.

How many passengers can travel on one IRCTC trains ticket booking?

6 passengers can travel on one IRCTC trains ticket booking. For tatkal tickets, only 4 passengers are permitted on each IRCTC train booking.

How can you check IRCTC train PNR status?

You can check IRCTC train PNR status online by following the below steps:
Step 1: Open https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Click on PNR Status
IRCTC train PNR status
Step 3: Enter the PNR number and click on the Submit button
IRCTC train PNR status

How can you make IRCTC tatkal bookings?

You can make IRCTC tatkal bookings from the IRCTC website. Here’s what you need to do:
Step 1: Log in to https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Enter the station you want to board, your destination station and date of travel on the Book Ticket form. Choose the class from the drop-down menu and select Tatkal from the drop-down menu for booking quota. Click on the Search button.
IRCTC train ticket booking
Step 3: Choose the train you want to travel by and click on the class abbreviations to get availability. Click on the Book Now link for the selected train and class.
IRCTC train ticket booking
Step 4: Enter details of up to 4 passengers. Passenger names can have up to 15 characters. Enter the mobile number for SMS notifications and the captcha code. Click on the Next button.
IRCTC train ticket booking
Step 5: Choose a payment mode and proceed to make payments to confirm the booking.
IRCTC train ticket booking
You can print a copy of the booked ticket or take a screenshot.

How to do IRCTC train ticket cancellation?

You can cancel IRCTC train tickets on the IRCTC website. The steps for IRCTC train ticket cancellation are:
Step 1: Login to https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Navigate to My Account > My Transactions> Booked Ticket History
IRCTC train ticket cancellation
Step 3: Scroll down to the ticket you want to cancel. Click on Cancel Ticket
IRCTC train ticket cancellation
Step 4: Select the passenger names who’s tickets are to be cancelled. Click on the Cancel Ticket button
IRCTC train ticket cancellation
Step 5: Click on Ok to confirm cancellation
IRCTC train ticket cancellation

Is partial cancellation allowed on the IRCTC website?

Partial cancellation is allowed on the IRCTC website. This means you can cancel bookings for one of 6 passengers on a booking.

What are the IRCTC online train ticket cancellation charges?

IRCTC online train ticket cancellation charges are liable for cancellation of confirmed tickets. The cancellation fees per passenger for cancellations more than 48 hours from the train’s scheduled departure are as follows:
·       AC I : Rs 240
·       AC II : Rs 200
·       AC III/ AC Chair Car : Rs 180
·       Sleeper Class: Rs 120
·       II Class: Rs 60
If the ticket is canceled within 48 hours but more than 12 hours from the scheduled departure/ chart preparation, 25% of the fare will be charged as cancellation fee.
If the ticket is cancelled less than 12 hours and up to 4 hours from the scheduled time of departure/ chart preparation, 50% of the fare will be charged as cancellation fee.

What are the steps for IRCTC train ticket download?

The steps for IRCTC train ticket download are:
Step 1: Log in to https://www.irctc.co.in/
Step 2: Go to My Transactions and Booked Ticket History
Step 3: Select the relevant ticket
Step 4: Click on Print to download and print the ticket.

What is the IRCTC ewallet?

The IRCTC ewallet is a way for users to deposit money online through their IRCTC accounts and use the same later to book tickets. This eliminates the payment approval cycle and thereby quickens the booking process. eWallets can be managed and topped-up online.

Do you need an IRCTC agent to make tatkal bookings?

No, you do not need an IRCTC agent to make tatkal bookings.

What are the IRCTC tatkal booking fees?

The IRCTC tatkal booking fees are 30% of base fare for 1st class and AC compartments and 10% of the base fee for second class tickets.

Can you cancel IRCTC tatkal bookings and get a refund?

No, you cannot get a refund for cancelled IRCTC tatkal bookings. Refund for tatkal bookings will be given only if:
·       The train is more than 3 hours late at the passenger’s journey originating point
·       The train is diverted to another route
·       The coach with tatkal accommodation is not attached to the train and the passenger is not provided alternative accommodation in the same class

What are the IRCTC tatkal timings?

IRCTC tatkal timings are from 10am for AC tickets and 11am for non-AC tickets on one day before the day of travel till the time of chart preparation.

What are IRCTC premium tatkal bookings?

IRCTC premium tatkal bookings refer to seats reserved by the Indian railways and available at dynamic fare prices. The tickets are available at the same time as tatkal tickets.

What is the IRCTC full form?

The IRCTC full form is Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation.

What food is available for passengers using the IRCTC ecatering option?

IRCTC ecatering is the official portal for passengers on trains to order food online and have it delivered to their seat. Passengers can order food from any of the restaurants servicing the station at which they want a meal.

Who can access the IRCTC retiring room?

IRCTC retiring rooms are rooms available at most railway stations for passengers on a single/ double/ dormitory occupancy basis. These rooms are available as AC and non-AC rooms. Rooms can be booked for a minimum of 12 hours and a maximum of 48 hours.

Can you make an IRCTC retiring room booking for RAC passengers?

IRCTC retiring room booking can be made for passengers with a RAC and confirmed ticket.

What are the IRCTC retiring room charges?

The IRCTC retiring room charges are:
·       Rs 20/ room for up to 24 hours
·       Rs 40/ room for 24-48 hours

What are the IRCTC dormitory charges?

The IRCTC dormitory charges are:
·       Rs 10/ bed for up to 24 hours
·       Rs 20/ bed for 24-48 hours

What is the IRCTC customer support number?

The IRCTC customer support number is 0755-6610661 / 0755-4090600

Read: Helpline Number Of IRCTC: Complaint Number For Railway

Shruti

Shruti is a regular contributor to The Current India. Along with writing she enjoys traveling and discovering India's hidden cultural treasures.

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