Indian Railways Online Reservation System Revamped

By Arnab Ghosh, Gaea News Network
Friday, June 25, 2010

NEW DELHI, INDIA ( It seems that Indian Railways is getting accustomed to the internet dependent customers and digital age with time! The IRCTC or Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation recently decided to prolong the duration of e-ticketing facility in its site. The move has won it applauds from the people who prefer to book their railway tickets online. The students hailing from other countries in particular are very happy with this move. They think that they will be able to commute to various parts of India with ease from now on. The online booking time has been stretched to 23 hours which is a boon for the international travelers coming to India.

The domestic travelers are also going to benefit from the new online railway reservation timing introduced by the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation. The earlier timing for the e-ticketing was limited to 11.30 p.m. Owing to the time zone differences, travelers hailing from faraway countries had problems in accessing the online ticket reservation system of Indian railways.

In recent times, the Indian Railways has gone for a revamp in its every aspect and the website is no exception. The website has been jazzed up and the authorities want it to serve people in a much better way. The present status of seats in long distance trains is now easier to locate online. Apart from booking e-tickets, one can also book air tickets through the website. This service has got great response from the people, as per the Indian railway officials. The IRCTC website has become a profitable e-commerce site.

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