E Tickets

  • IRCTC launches faster, easier e-ticketing system; increases booking capacity to 7200 tickets per minute August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The long and irritating experiences of booking train ticket through IRCTC website seems to be a thing of past now as the Railways launched the next generation e-ticketing system enhancing the booking capacity to 7200 tickets per minute and making the whole process much faster and easier. "It was...
  • Next gen e-ticketing enables 7200 bookings per minute on IRCTC website August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The long and irritating experiences of booking train ticket through IRCTC website seems to be a thing of past now as the Railways on Wednesday launched the next generation e-ticketing system enhancing the booking capacity to 7200 tickets per minute and making the whole process much faster and...
  • Railway reservations to be overhauled through e-ticketing July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Railways' reservation system will be overhauled through e-ticketing systems, Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda said on Tuesday, presenting the railway budget for 2014-15 in parliament. "We will allow 120,000 users to simultaneously book online", Gowda said after he began his budget presentation quoting the philosophy of Kautilya about...
  • IRCTC's e-wallet scheme for hassle-free ticket booking November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has launched e-wallet, a user-friendly scheme aimed at making purchase of e-tickets easier. The e-wallet is a rolling deposit scheme wherein the customers will have an account with the IRCTC and deposit money to be used in future for booking e-tickets from its...
  • Record booking of e-tickets on IRCTC website August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The e-ticketing website of the IRCTC booked more than five lakh tickets on August 12, the highest-ever tickets booked in a single day. "There has been a record booking of 5.04 lakh e-tickets yesterday," said a senior IRCTC official. IRCTC, a subsidiary of railways, has invested about Rs...
  • IRCTC website to book 7,200 tickets per minute May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: With the aim of bridging the gap between demand and supply in e-ticketing category, IRCTC on Monday spelt out its grand plan to book 7200 e-tickets per minute in the current fiscal. Currently, the ticketing site of the IRCTC is able to handle about 1.2 lakh concurrent connections on...
  • Central Railway implements new e-ticket refund system May 12, 2012

    Nagpur: Central Railway has implemented a new, Advance Coaching Refund System (ACRS) recently to reduce the time taken for e-Tickets refunds. According to this system, all the e-ticket data is uploaded directly from IRCTC server to ACRS directly and dealt by the refund section in Chief Commercial Manager's...
  • TRAI clears confusion over SMS limit September 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Regulator TRAI today exempted various service providers, including the dealers of telecom operators, e-ticketing agencies and social networking sites, from the new limit of one hundred SMSes per day per SIM, which was imposed to block pesky calls and messages. On September 5, after much delay, TRAI had come...
  • E-ticket fraud sends Kingfisher into tailspin December 5, 2007

    New Delhi: Online fraud is increasingly being perpetrated on companies. The latest to fall into this trap is Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher Airlines. Kingfisher has filed a police complaint that it has lost more than Rs 14 crore in a case of e-ticketing fraud, over the past ten months. Airline officials have said...
  • Now buy train ticket at petrol pumps June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Tired of queues moving at a snail's pace at railway ticket counters? Cheer, for things are now going get a lot easier—in fact as easy as filling petrol in your car. To boost its e-ticketing initiative, Railways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharat Petroleum Corporation...