Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Convenience of Rail Ticket Booking on Line

By Kylea Taylor Subscribe to RSS | December 7th 2011 | Views:

Indian railways, which is operating 114800 km track length and facilitating travel of over 30 million passengers every day, maintains a ticket reservation system which is admired by one and all. Railway tickets can now be bought from Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited, shortly referred as IRCTC, through online net booking.

Prior to computerization of rail tickets booking, reservation counters in specific railway stations were flooded with people all the time and separate counters were assigned to different trains running in the same route. It used to be an ordeal for one who goes to reserve his travel requirements, for one had to change queues after finding chances in one counter get exhausted. With regard to the staff at the counter, it would be another ordeal for writing the ticket numbers in the registers and similar manual work.

After computerization too, the rail tickets reservation was available in railway station counters, when the job of the booking staff was easier and like wise the one who stands in a single queue had the facility of choosing any train from the same counter.

During both these periods, travel agents were also facilitating railway tickets bookings, with quotas allotted to them and passengers were availing that source when they wanted to avoid going to railway counters.

After the introduction of booking rail tickets on line, it became easier for the traveling public to reserve their tickets without hassle. Initially the rail tickets booking on line was restricted to certain work hours, but now, it is 24 x 7 operation, with the exception of 30 minutes intervel between 23.30 and 24 hours every day.

On line rail tickets booking process also improved in its comfort level stage by stage. Originally, the booking person had to give his identity document details at the time of booking, which document had to be produced at the time of travel. This requirement was relaxed and it is enough now for any of the passengers to produce the identity documents.

For buying rail tickets online through IRCTC , one must have Computer facility and internet connection.

Railway tickets are obtainable 90 days before the date of journey, for which you have to sign in to your account with IRCTC, when the computer screen will guide you for booking rail tickets, finally giving the reserved ticket to be printed out.

The latest improvement in online ticket booking is that you don’t need to take a print out, but you get a message in your mobile phone informing the reservation of rail tickets online and also send you an eMail enabling you to produce at the time of traveling.

Kylea Taylor - About Author:
Rail Tickets Online - Find all information about Train Tickets online, indian railway reservation, Rail Ticket Booking, trains in india, tatkal tickets.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:

Related Destinations Articles Subscribe to RSS

Travel agencies are waiting for you to book tickets for cheap vacations
Published by Alan Dixitw on December 30th 2011 | Travel
If you are on a strict budget one of the things you have to be thinking about whenever wanting to ta...
Affordable flight tickets
Published by Edna Purviance on December 3rd 2011 | Travel
These days it has really become easy for the people to book flight tickets sue to the existence of s...
Rush to book the tickets through online don’t wait until last minute
Published by Kylea Taylor on December 5th 2011 | Destinations
Going to book your tickets for this vacation? Make it simple by using online bus tickets booking fro...
Reserve your tickets online to avoid last minute rush
Published by Kylea Taylor on December 5th 2011 | Destinations
As the process of booking online bus tickets through internet becomes completely effortless, people ...
Cheap Flight tickets- Considerations for best Journey!
Published by Jaylyn Ducati on March 10th 2012 | Destinations
Cheap flight tickets are among the major concerns of ours when we are to fly but that entails lot of...
Cheap Flight tickets- It’s All Time Game
Published by Jaylyn Ducati on March 10th 2012 | Destinations
There are many ways to get cheap flight tickets but there are key factors involve in doing so. Booki...
Buy airline tickets at the cheapest prices now and save some of your money
Published by Madlene on December 22nd 2011 | Travel
If you are thinking to go on a vacation, you should opt for a low cost company, because they have sp...
Cheap flight tickets
Published by Edna Purviance on December 1st 2011 | Travel
If time is the major issue than flights are the best mode of transportation for you and your family ...
There are agents too to help your rail reservation
Published by Kylea Taylor on December 8th 2011 | Destinations
Indian railways, which is the fourth largest railways in the world, operating 65000 km routes and ca...
Akbar travels have aligned with popular travel agencies for online booking of their bus tickets
Published by Lori Petty on February 24th 2012 | Destinations
Akbar travels is an online travel booking agency which provides Akbar Travels reservation for travel...
Buy cheap tickets to Santo Domingo to enjoy this beautiful city
Published by Joel Jensen on February 29th 2012 | Travel
Santo Domingo, the capital city of Dominican Republic, is famous for its rich cultural heritage. Boo...
Suitable cheap flight tickets
Published by Edna Purviance on December 6th 2011 | Travel
Travelers of today do not hesitate to visit distant places and popular destinations of the world bec...
Five Offbeat Lures for Those Booking Air tickets to Bangkok
Published by Samwalker on March 23rd 2012 | Destinations
Most tourists booking air tickets to Bangkok look to explore city’s markets, shrines, museums and ...
Cheap Flights - How to save valuable money and grab the tickets online
Published by Jamessms on January 6th 2012 | Travel
One of the most obvious benefits of cheap flight tickets is the reduced cash burden....
Book Discounted Airline tickets to Colombo for a Memorable Holiday
Published by Robert Connor on June 5th 2012 | Travel
Colombo is one of the most preferred cities in the world that are packed with various tourist attrac...
How to book cheap tickets
Published by Billy Johan on February 16th 2012 | Travel
The best way to travel is through cheap flights and this article is about how to reserve a cheap tic...
Book reasonable cheap air tickets from Mumbai to Delhi
Published by Paurin Shah on July 9th 2012 | Travel
There are number of preferences available for cheap flights from Mumbai to Delhi. Book affordable an...
Booking of Flight tickets
Published by Edna Purviance on December 3rd 2011 | Travel
These days there are many websites that deals in online international flight booking. Most of these ...
Air tickets booking from Ahmedabad to Kolkata
Published by Paurin Shah on July 13th 2012 | Travel
Book cheap air tickets from Ahmedabad to Kolkata flights at very reasonable and affordable prices. F...
Booking tickets for Coimbatore Bangalore buses
Published by Rahul Sharma on August 22nd 2012 | Destinations
Coimbatore is also known as the Silicon Valley of south and being a major city here is well connecte...