What does Indian Railways Charting mean?

“Charting”, “Chart Prepared” or “Chart Not Prepared” as you may have heard these terms while travelling on Indian Railways. Charting is the process whereby Indian Railways Authorities assign General/Tatkal Quota vacant seats to other quotas. In Indian Railways, there are many quotas under which vacant seats are assigned. Below is a video explaining how charting … Read more

Indian Railway Cloakrooms

The cloakrooms are used to secure your luggage at many of India’s major stations, which allow you to spend one or two days without thinking about your luggage. You can leave your baggage there by paying the specified costs. Your baggage will be kept secure and you have the freedom to travel around the city … Read more

Circular Travel Tickets

Indian Railways provides individuals with Circular Journey Ticket facilities, which are tickets issued by Indian Railways for all journeys starting and ending at the same station (except for regular routes). For all booking classes, Circular Journey Tickets can be purchased and passengers are given a maximum of eight break trips during their voyage. Endorsements for … Read more

The role of the coach attendant in India Railways.

The Coach Attendants must be seated in the coach half an hour before the departure of the train. To monitor the safety and convenience of passengers with all the internal fittings in the coach. To ensure that water tanks are full and that all equipment for water supply and use in the bathrooms is operating … Read more

How many time to check the PNR status?

The PNR number is a special 10-digit number that is allocated to each ticket after it has been booked. When the ticket is booked, a unique number is assigned with all the passenger and travel information. On the top left-hand side of your train ticket, you can find your 10 digit unique PNR number and … Read more

How can the Boarding Point be changed?

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has taken certain initiatives to make it easier for its passengers to travel. A new service was also announced by IRCTC to change the boarding station. This service is intended to offer relief to passengers who, in case of an emergency, wish to change their boarding station … Read more

How is Live Train Status Checked?

It’s easy and does not take more than a few seconds to monitor your train’s live train running status. Follow these steps to check Live Train Status: Open any web browser and go to “https://enquiry.indianrail.gov.in/ntes/index.html“. Enter the name of the train/No in the box given. Live Train Status will be displayed after entering the train … Read more

How can you check your train seat availability status?

Before booking a ticket and acquiring a PNR number, you will need to check the status of train seats and the availability of train seats. It is important to check availability of the train before making a reservation as it will give you an understanding of how many seats are left for a particular train … Read more

How do you find out about Vacant Seat/Berth on a train?

During travel season, people are panicky to book their travel while checking the availability of train seats. In India, most passengers still want to travel by train. It is unfortunate for some passengers that Indian Railways has an advanced ticket booking policy for up to four months prior to the date of travel. If you … Read more