Google Pay: A 'Tez' way of booking Indian Railways ticket without logging into your IRCTC account

Mar 22, 2019, 16:58 PM IST
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Indian Railways allows its passengers to book train tickets using a number of ways. Most popular of which are Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website. Now, the UPI payment app from Google, popularly known as Tez or Google Pay has tied up with the IRCTC to provide train ticket booking and payments from its own platform. What is interesting that you need not to login into your account. Noteworthy to mention that the IRCTC also provides an option to make payment using UPI. Now, here's a step-by-step guide on how to book a train ticket using Google Pay without logging into IRCTC:

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Google Pay: Indian Railways

Google Pay: Indian Railways

Indian Railways Ticket Booking: Open your Google Pay app, scroll down and tap on 'Trains' in 'Businesses' section.

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Google Pay: IRCTC

Google Pay: IRCTC

Google Pay: It will show 'Welcome to Train, powered by IRCTC' with 'Book Train Tickets' option below it. Tap on the book train ticket option.

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Google Pay IRCTC

Google Pay IRCTC

Google Pay: Fill in 'Origin', 'Destination', 'Departure Date' and 'Quota' options. List of trains will appear below the form. Tap on 'Check Availability' to see if a berth is available in the selected train or not.

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Google Pay: IRCTC ID

Google Pay: IRCTC ID

Google Pay: Tap on ticket price mentioned in front of the berth class. Enter your IRCTC user ID. (You don't need to enter your password. The user ID is a must for booking ticket. If you don't have a user ID, then you can create one by registering on the IRCTC site).

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Google Pay: Train ticket payment

Google Pay: Train ticket payment

Google Pay: Fill in passenger/s' details like name, age, gender, berth preference, and mobile number (if any). Tap on 'Add Passenger' in case of more than one passenger.  Tap on 'Continue' to proceed for payment. Now pay using your bank account linked with the Google Tez app to book the tickets.

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