Booking Rail Tickets On Mobile | Best Mobile Apps To Book Rail Tickets
The railways are the most preferred mode to travel in our country appear. The thought of standing in long queues and spending hours to book tickets mostly discourage people. IRCTC( Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) from past few years has been trying hard to simplify the ticketing process for their passengers. In Kerela, mobile ticketing was a big hit, and a software which is based on GPS will be soon implemented to track trains movements for both personal and official use. To make train ticketing easier, eliminating the task of standing in queues, there are many mobile apps in the Android Market as well as other operating systems also.
Railway Booking Apps For Mobile | Top 5 Rail Apps for Android, iOS, Windows.
Best mobile Apps to make your rail ticketing process easy are:
1. Indian Railway Train Alarm
This app is a mixture of some awesome features that let you check PNR status, offer the list of trains, allows you to cancel/book train tickets, check schedules of trains, and much more. It sends alerts about the timings of trains, which is helpful to know that your train is either running slow or will reach earlier, than its scheduled time. It also notifies the user of confirmation of tickets by tracking PNR number. It also allows users to download train schedules. This app can be named as the ‘one Point for all your Train ticketing needs.
2. IRCTC Mobile
With this application, IRCTC jumps on to your mobile activity screens. However, this is not an official IRCTC app, it is efficient and convenient to use. This app is a straightforward and simple way to eliminate all the problems and book your berth/seat as you plan your upcoming train journey. Optimized for smooth scrolling and better data caching, the app redirects you to the official IRCTC mobile website. This mobile app allows cancelling, booking and checking the PNR status.
This application has its wings fluttering over a no. of ticket booking and banking domains and opted as our next choice to book train tickets. You simply need to click on the IRCTC section for train ticket booking. This mobile app allows users to make online payments also using debit/credit cards and once you book your ticket, the e-ticket is sent to your message box.
4. Indian Rail PNR status enquiry
This a straightforward and simple app. It allows the user to check their reservation status by tracking PNR number. Those who find themselves caught in the waiting list issue, find this app useful. With the help of this app, you need not worry about, whether your berth/seat is confirmed and it eliminates the need to stay connected to the PC for doing the same thing. It can be conveniently used even by an elderly person or a novice.
5. Indian Rail Info
This app has been designed to get all info about Indian Railways including transit-related information. Be it train search, seat availability or seat upgrading status. This app brings all info into one box. The app also provides some basic and essential queries like the travel fare. The app also helps in finding the new train numbers.
Download the apps for android for booking railway tickets on Google play store.
Download the apps for iOS for booking railway tickets on App store.
Rail Info Put together
IRCTC has some of its own mobile services in collaboration with some leading telecom operators. MakeMyTrip has now included the Rail section in its online ticketing options, but on the mobile app, we didn’t see this option. Besides, this app can be a good option once made available on mobile phones.