IRCTC is defined as Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation is a subsidiary of Indian Railways which handles tourism and online ticket booking operations of the Indian railways. The services of IRCTC is
Online ticket booking
You can also reach You can reach IRCTC through helpline numbers. There are various customer care numbers including paid and also toll free numbers. IRCTC Customer Care Number is available 24×7. The Toll free number is 1800-111-139.
How to reserve ticket in IRCTC:
Registration is free, first Register as an individual. After registration login by your details like username and password. After login you will get a page called as PLAN MY TRAVEL.
Next select e- ticket option click on submit option to get the train list. If you wish to know train route and the timings, click on train name under the below "List of Trains" option. To get fare click on class under list of trains they you will get fare according to the type of class selected. To select the train from the list click on the type of class available after clicking on the class in the train list it will show the train availability details.
After availability if you wanna book a ticket click on BOOK NOW button. Now if you wish to select other train click on RESET button;After booking you will ticket you will get the ticket reservation page check the train name and station details on the top of the page are same as you desired before.Enter the names of the Passengers and other details like age, sex and birth preference for each Passenger. Maximum length of names should be restricted to 15 characters.
If Passenger is senior citizen 60 years and above and wants to avail Senior Citizens' concession 40% of Base fare click the box provided. Senior citizens are requested to carry some id proof of age in original during their journey. Ticket details, availability of tickets at the particular time and the fare, including the service charge, appear on the screen, along with the payment option.
Payment Option: Select the Payment Mode From List.(select by which payment mode you are going to book) Click on Make Payment it redirect to selected Bank Site. After successful payment the User will get ticket confirmation details along with Print Reservation Slip Button.
Customer can subsequently also print Electronic Reservation Slip from the 'BOOKED TICKETS' link on the left navigation bar.