What modes of transport can you take to travel from one city to another? Is train a better option for that route or should you just take the flight?
The Indian Railways is the world’s largest train network that carries over 30 million passengers daily. The IRCTC is the division of railways that handles the online ticketing operations and their website is the largest e-commerce website in the entire Asia-Pacific region.
You can now check the current location of an Indian Railways train on a Google Map. Just type the train details or the station name to know the exact location.
A little-known Indian Railways website provides the platform numbers of various trains travelling to or out of Delhi stations in real time.
The IRCTC website offers train tickets on a first-come first-served basis. You can autofill the form and and improve your chances of getting a Tatkal ticket.
The new train enquiry website of Indian Railways offers the live running status of trains and you can also track the location of trains online.
All the Delhi Metro rail stations and train routes are available on Google Maps to help you plan your trips in the Indian capital.
Travelling by Indian Railways? Here are some good websites that will help you check the seat availability in various trains and you can also book your rail tickets online.