IRCTC Rail Connect App Launched With New Features, Improved Security

Published: Thursday October 03, 2019 14:47

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has taken various measures to make Indian Railways passengers' life easier and give a better journey experience. Introduction of technology in various sphere has played an important role to make Railway service convenient and better. IRCTC recently launched an application 'IRCTC Rail Connect' to make Railway ticket booking easier and convenient.

With the help of this app, not only one can book a railway ticket from anywhere in India through a couple of taps of fingertips but the passengers can also enquire PNR status, check the probability of getting a berth, among other facilities. This facility is in addition to the existing ticketing services and this service is integrated with the IRCTC main server.

IRCTC Rail Connect latest features:

1. New users register and activate from App directly.
2. Advanced security features of self-assigned PIN to login without entering username and password on each login.
3. Any PNR Enquiry facility to check the reservation status.
4. Check Confirmation Chances Probability before and after booking tickets for waitlisted availability/tickets.
5. Supports Ladies, Tatkal, Premium-Tatkal, Divyangjan and Lower Berth/Sr. Citizen in addition to General Quota tickets.
6. Accredited Press Correspondents & Divyangjan passengers can book Railway Tickets at concessional rates through Photo Identity Card issued by Indian Railways.
7. Google Talk Back feature to assist visually impaired to book rail e-tickets.
8. Current reservation booking facility.
9. Master Passenger List feature to manage frequent travelling passengers.
10. Recover your forgotten user Id through Forgot User Id facility.
11. Integrated with IRCTC e-wallet for faster and hassle free transactions.
12. Boarding point change facility.
13. Syncing of IRCTC's Official Web Site ( and IRCTC Rail Connect Mobile App tickets. Now users can view, cancel or file TDR of e-tickets booked through official website and vice-versa.
14. Users can view status of e-tickets booked through our authorized Online Travel Agents (OTA).
15. Book tickets through Various Payment Modes like BHIM/UPI, e-Wallets, Net banking, Credit and Debit cards.
16. Vikalp scheme which provides an option to avail confirmed berth / seat in alternate train to the wait listed passengers.
17. Last Transaction Details to know the status of last transaction of current day as soon as user logs in.
18. Aadhaar Linking facility through mobile app to avail up to 12 tickets booking in a month.

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