Book General Train Ticket online – Find Live Running Status of Train by Android app. We are glad to inform you that after launching app for Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10, this time IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) have launched the official ticket booking app Called IRCTC Connect for its android users.
Book General Train Ticket online – Find Live Running Status of Train by Android app
“As more than a crore passenger travel daily in unreserved Class, for which Railway has to use hundreds of metric ton paper every year for printing tickets.” The officials said.
The main objective behind launching this app is to promote paperless ticketing system around the country. The CRIS (Centre for Railway Information Systems) has played a crucial role in the development of this particular app and hence awarded a sum of 4 lakh rupees.
Features of IRCTC Connect app Train Unreserved ticket Booking App – listed as follows:
- Single Step Login to existing users
- Search, View, book and cancel tickets
- View Passenger details
- Direct App Registration for New users
- Alerts for forthcoming Journey
Steps to be followed to use IRCTC Connect App – Book Unreserved train ticket online:
- Firstly download the Official IRCTC Connect App from the Google Play Store.
- Then you will get a Registration ID in order to create an e-wallet for railway ticket booking.
- Now in order to load money into your railway e-wallet you can either deposit money at the ticket counter or use debit or credit card on IRCTC website.
- Now you can book your ticket using the IRCTC Connect App with ease.
There is some constraint regarding ticket like ticket has to be used within an hour after the booking of ticket.
I would like to mention one more app called CRIS NTES App that works in quiet similar way as that of the IRCTC Connect App. So you can also use CRIS NTES App as an alternative to IRCTC Connect App.
CRIS NTES App – Find Live running status of Train instantly
CRIS NTES (National Train Enquiry System) app is also an official app for railway passengers to take holiday trips, tours and daily visits across the India.
Features of CRIS NTSE App are as follows – To find live status of train:
- Spotting Trains
- Train Schedule
- Live Station Status
- Record of Cancelled Trains
- Record of Rescheduled Trains
- Record of Diverted Train
- Record of Train between Stations
The Download link for CRIS NTES App.
I hope now these Apps would make railway ticket booking quiet easier for you. If you have any queries then do comment below.