How to Get Train Tickets and Other Services on Your Mobile Phone

Railway is the buzzword among passengers across  India whenever think about a long journey .I have seen many times that people being panic about ticket related worries at Railway stations. Someone even rent a taxi to Railway station to enquire  trains running between two stations! Never do it again. Do you know, in this Mobiworld , you can even spot a Running-Train location on your mobile  phone?  I will never say  there is an app for that! There are lot of mobile apps and service  for your convenience. All services are just an SMS or click away!

Indian Railway SMS services

  • PNR Status: SMS PNR  to 5676747
  • Ticket Availability: Sms TRNAV to 54959 
  • Trains Between Two Stations Sms TRNBT to 54959
  • Train Schedule (send the first few characters of the train name) Sms TRNSH to 54959
  • Train Schedule (by Train No.) Sms TRNSH to 54959
  • Train arrival and departure enquiry sms AD < Train Number > < Station STD code> to 139 

 Mobile Apps

 RailYatra:  This application is developed by Spice Digital. You can enquire about your train journey related information through your Mobile phone by downloading this user friendly application free of cost. Download Link 

 NTES Mobile App:   National Train Enquiry System (NTES) / TrainEnquiry travel app to  to live status information of more than 8000 trains across the country in real time – whether you are traveling, receiving, or seeing off family and friends! The NTES app is 100% free and has easy compatibility with most of the modern internet-enabled smartphones Using any installed mobile web browser, type in and go to the following internet address – If your browser / device is recognized as compatible, you will be redirected to the NTES / 

 PayMate’s app : You can Search.Book.Pay for Indian Railway tickets on PayMate’s mobile payments application.  PayMate is free and you can download from here. It works on most JAVA enabled phones with GPRS activated. 

ngpay : IRCTC has tied up with ngpay to let you buy Indian Railways tickets from your mobile phone. Sms ngpay to 56767 or go to from your mobile to download this app.

 Mobile Ticketing

 Steps for booking Railway Reserved Ticket on IRCTC website from a browser enabled mobile Phone .
  1.   Login to URL with your existing IRCTC user id and password. 
  2.  Click on Book Ticket and fill in details for plan my travel. 
  3.  Select the train and continue the booking. 
  4.  Use existing passenger list or add passengers. 
  5.  Confirm booking details and pay through Credit/debit card to get successful booking.
You must carry and SMS sent by IRCTC along with any one of the nine prescribed ID proofs in original and the indication of the passenger(s)' name(s) in the Reservation Chart will authorize the passenger to travel .

This list is not completed . Need your help to add more app and services. Waiting for your valuable comments. 

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