Indian Railways has launched a new facility for NRI’s which is very useful – Indian Embassy press note

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Indian Railways has launched a new facility for NRI’s which is very useful – Indian Embassy press note

  Mon Aug 07, 2017 13:24        Embassy Row, Gulf News, India, Kuwait, World

Indian Railways has launched a facility for 365 days advance booking of Air-conditioned Class accommodation on trains for the convenience of visiting Foreign Tourists and NRIs. Salient features of the scheme are as under –

International mobile number of the user will be captured at the time of user registration / updation of profile. An OTP will be sent to confirm mobile number and another OTP to verify the e-mail ID. 

Passport number of all Foreign Tourist & NRIs will be captured at the time of booking.

Payment would be through International Debit / Credit card through the following gateways – a) AMEX (for American Express International cards) and b) ATOM (for all International cards)

User can book tickets under Foreign Tourist Quota upto 365 days in advance. They will also be able to book normal ARP/Tatkal tickets.

After a ticket is successfully booked, booking information would be sent through SMS and e-mail.

Users can also download the Electronic Reservation Slip from the IRCTC’s website – www.irctc.co.in .

50% of the fare shall be deducted for all cancellations.


   Indian Railways has launched a new facility for NRI’s which is very useful – Indian Embassy press note