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IRCTC train ticket booking online: How to book a general and reservation train ticket online

Indian Railway, IRCTC Train Ticket Booking Online Rules and Charges: With Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS App), one can book general train tickets without standing in the queue at railway stations.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 9, 2019 5:51:09 pm
IRCTC Railway tatkal ticket booking timings, reservation, cancellation rules and charges IRCTC Train Ticket Booking Online Rule: Registration on IRCTC website and UTS App is FREE.

Indian Railway, IRCTC Train Ticket Booking Online Rules and Charges: Long queues at the railway booking counters are now a thing of the past. With the advent of technology, people now have the privilege to book tickets from wherever they are. The facility was first introduced for reserving a seat in the trains. And now, with UTS App, one can avail the benefit for general train tickets too.

To book tickets on (Unreserved Ticketing Service (UTS) App

-Download the free ‘UTS on mobile’ App through Google/Windows/Apple app stores

-Register as an individual by providing his/her mobile number and password

-After successful registration, a zero-balance R-Wallet account will be activated

-Recharge the R-wallet using your debit card

-Log in using user id and password

-Select ‘Book Ticket’ option

-Select from among the options of platform ticket, quick booking, normal booking and season ticket

-To book a ticket for any station within 2km, select ‘Normal Booking’

-Select source station and destination from the drop-down menu

-Select passenger type, ticket type, class, train type and payment type

-Click on ‘Book Ticket’

To reserve train seats on Indian Railways website

-Log on to

-Register as an individual on IRCTC website. Registration is FREE

-Login by entering your user name and password

-The ‘Plan my travel’ page appears

-Select From/To station

-Select e-Ticket option

-To find train list, click on ‘Submit’ option

-The ‘List of Trains’ show the number of trains available for that route

-If you wish to know the route and the timings, click on the train name under the ‘List of Trains’ option

-To get the fare, click on class available in the selected train under ‘List of Trains’. It will show fare according to type of class selected. The fare appearing is for a single adult Passenger and the service charges charged by IRCTC

-To select the train from the train list, click on the type of class available in the selected train

-If you will click on the class in the train list then it will show the train details with availability

-To book tickets, click on ‘Book Now’ button under availability option

-If you wish to select other train, click on “RESET” button

Also, once the ticket has been booked, all enquiries about train status, stoppages, train schedule, ticket cancellation and other information about rail travel can be accessed at the National Train Enquiry System.  The website also provides tools to track their travel and displays all information regarding the diversion of trains, special trains, delays etc.

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