So, here’s good news for all those who face a problem while booking a railway ticket. So, now you don’t have to go to the railway station to book a ticket or to visit a cafe thereby! Even if you want to inquire about the train timings, it is as simple.
The Smartphone has rather made it simpler than ever, no need to worry and waste your time and money to visit a railway station to inquire anything as IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Cooperation) has launched an Android App named- IRCTC Connect.
IRCTC has earlier launched a blackberry App which was of just 5MB, but now it is officially available for Android Smartphones with android version 4.1. The App is available for download from Google Play Store for free. The App is nearly of size about 12 MB and is absolutely free.
IRCTC Connect, the official App for Android, just like other platforms, allows users to book railway tickets, apart from checking their seat reservation status, train schedules, train routes, availability of tickets, cancellation, booking history, recent history, favorites, and much more.
The app is a listing note, “Rail ticketing now made simpler just by swipe and shuffle, select and book“. So, now you can the install the newly launched IRCTC Connect, the android app and book a railway ticket anywhere in India just at your fingertips.
The App comes with features such as one step login for existing users; search and book train tickets; viewing and cancellation of tickets; retaining of recently added passenger details, and upcoming journey alerts. All the new users can register directly from the app. The IRCTC has also provided a user guide for new users that detail the use of the app.
Also, we can say that an official Android app for IRCTC was long waited due to the company in collaboration with Microsoft released ticket booking apps exclusively for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices last year.
Download App: IRCTC Connect