IRCTC website in new avatar from today; Know how user friendly irctc.co.in is now!

India's e-ticketing website, www.irctc.co.in, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) was launched in a new avatar today, making it even more user friendly and state-of-the-art. The new website offers much more information than before in less time. Know what all has changed in the new version of irctc.co.in

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Dec 31, 2020, 05:52 PM IST

India's e-ticketing website, www.irctc.co.in, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) was launched in a new avatar today, making it even more user friendly and state-of-the-art. The new website offers much more information than before in less time. Know what all has changed in the new version of irctc.co.in. Source: IRCTC/Twitter

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irctc.co.in

irctc.co.in

The new irctc.co.in website offers much more information with processes made easier to get the relevant information to complete tasks effectively and quickly. In the new IRCTC website, the requirement of more numbers of clicking at the time of ticket booking has been done away with. Source: IRCTC/Twitter

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IRCTC Journey Information and IRCTC Train Seat availability

IRCTC Journey Information and IRCTC Train Seat availability

In the new IRCTC website all the relevant information related to your journey will be displayed on a single page. 

The availability of seats in any class that you wish to travel, train ticket fare and probability of your waitlisted ticket getting confirmed will be displayed on a single page.  Source: IRCTC/Twitter

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IRCTC uses AI

IRCTC uses AI

The frequent travellers who visit the website will also get all the information about their travel available according to their traveling patterns. This will be done through the use of AI or Artificial Intelligence. This will help in complete user personalisation linked to the user login, such as the booking of meals, retiring rooms and hotels has been integrated and can be directly along with the tickets, thus providing a one stop solution for the needs of the traveller. Source: IRCTC/Twitter

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IRCTC ticket booking

IRCTC ticket booking

In pre-covid times, around 73 per cent of the total tickets booked were through the IRCTC website. During the Covid period this has gone up to 83 per cent. The Indian Railways is of the view that the ticket booking will reach 90 per cent over the next few months. Source: IRCTC/Twitter

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IRCTC Data

IRCTC Data

There are around 6 cr registered users of the IRCTC website. Around 25,000 tickets are booked every minute on the IRCTC website. There were 40,000 joint logging accounts that has now gone up to 5 lakh users.  Source: IRCTC/Twitter

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Reason for IRCTC revamp

Reason for IRCTC revamp

The move is amid India’s push for a ‘Digital India’. The revamped and upgraded e-ticketing website www.irctc.co.in and IRCTC Rail Connect Mobile App can now be used for booking Railway tickets online. The new version was launched today Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal. He also holds the charge of Commerce and Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. Source: IRCTC/Twitter

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IRCTC e-ticketing benefit

IRCTC e-ticketing benefit

In 2014, the Next Generation E-ticketing (NGeT) system was launched to provide seamless e-ticketing services - higher booking loads and better user interface, through IRCTC. The upgraded e-ticketing website and app will provide the next level of services and experience to the rail users. Source: Reuters