3 Websites you need to know that can help you with Indian Railways!

Indian railways is huge! It’s really huge! It’s the 4th largest Railway Network in Whole world and the most complicated too! It was started 161 years ago and since then, it’s growing!

On Daily Basis, It Transports Crores of People from one place to Another! Here, You need to know some apps that can help you with Indian Railways. You might be knowing about some of them because you might have booked tickets with them!

Anyways, Let’s dive into the list of websites you need to know that can help you with Indian Railways. So, the first one of them is,

1. IRCTC.co.in

As I told you, You might be knowing about IRCTC because it’s huge and Handles most of the ticket booking Requests done online. It gets Millions of Hits a day and It has Android Application too named IRCTC Rail Connect through which you can book your train tickets Easily!

IRCTC is one Solution Of all your railway ticket management. From finding a right train and the right class, Managing your tickets and Cancelling your ticket, IRCTC is here to help! Not help but you can actually do everything on the site with your tickets!

Now, Let us move one to the second website!

2. TrainStatus.org.in

TrainStatus.org.in is the one website on which you can actually know the live train running status. It means you can know when your train is going to reach the station from which you have to board the train and also if it’s going to be late or early or it is going to be on station on scheduled arrival time.

Not only you can check the live train running status but you can also check the schedule of any real train you want! You just have to enter the train number and you will get the schedule of the train in seconds!

Now, Let’s move on to the third Website you need to know!

3. CheckPnrStatusirctc.in

CheckPnrStatusirctc.in is the website on which you can actually check PNR Status. You just have to enter your PNR number and the site will return the status of your PNR.

It is very easy website and there is nothing much to explain you about it! You can just open the site and know everything about it!

If you know any more useful websites then you can just comment them down and we will add them to the list! You can also comment down if you have any questions and we are happy to help!

Some Facts about Indian railways you never Knew

Indian Railways is one of the most interesting topic to discuss as this blog is completely dedicated to Indian Railways. As Indian Railway is one of the oldest Railway Network and has Really great history as well as some really shocking and hard to believe Facts.

As promised, On this blog, I will post really interesting articles about Indian railways that you will really like. Without wasting more time, Let’s dive into the facts about Indian Railways.

  1. Indian Railway is about 161 Years Old – Yeah, It was started on 16th April 1853. It is really a long time! At that time, Instead of high Tech Machines, Elephants were used to Position the cartridges.
  2. The Longest Tunnel for the Trains is 11.215KM Long in Distance. The name of the tunnel is Pir Panjal tunnel and it is located in Jammu and Kashmir.
  3. Train Drivers are called Loco-pilots and they are paid more than Average Software Engineer by Government! Yeah, Their Salaries are more than 1 Lakh Rs Per Month! That’s good amount of Money.
  4. No Loco-Pilot has Abandoned the Train In Train even at the cost of death.
  5. Mettupalayam Ooty Nilgiri Passenger train is the Slowest train with the speed of 10kmph. It means If you are tired, You can just take a walk for some time and catch the train easily! The reason behind very low speed is the train goes Uphill with lots of passengers! That’s hard you know!
  6. The trains in Indian Railways got Toilets after 50 years! Yeah! It means you have to wait for the train to stop to Discharge the waste (The best way to say that!). But wait, What if train is going to stop for a minute only?
  7. Rajdhani Express Covers 528KM without a single Stop! Yeah, Not for a minute too! Combine Fact Number 6 and 7 and You will start feeling pressure :v .
  8. Now, It’s time for the boom! Indian Railways Transport almost 2.5 crore of Population Every Single Day! It’s Equal to the Total Population of the country named Mozambique(2013).

So, These are some most interesting facts you need to know about Indian Railways. I will keep updating the article with more facts so that you can know more about Indian Railways!

If you have any questions or want to add your own fact, just comment it down and we are here to help!

But yes, Don’t forget to share this article to let your friends know these interesting Facts!

How to know the Actual Arrival Time of the Train on your Station

Indin railways is famous for being Late or early in India. If you are not regular customer of Indian Railways, you will never know that sometimes trains get hundreds of Minutes Late and you have to keep waiting on the platform between the crowd with your Luggage or Bags.

It is horrible in summer because you don’t get A/C on the Platform, Lol! Now, Coming back to the point, Here in this article, I want to show you how you can know if your train is Late or early on your Station.

In short, you have to check Live train running status to know where your train has reached and the best part is I already know about one tool you can use anytime/anywhere to know when your train will reach the station and how much late or early it is going to be!

You just need Your Train Number and Date of journey and you are good to go! So, Let’s get started with the actual Tutorial.

First of all, Open Live Train Running Status tool by clicking on the link! Now, you will see one simple form in which you have to enter your train number and date of journey.

Once done, Just click onthe submit button and you will get Live train status as following Image.

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You will get whole route of the train Including the Scheduled Arrival time, Scheduled Departure time, Actual Arrival time (if train is arrived), Actual Departure time (if train is departed) and the thing we are looking for is Status.

In Status, you will Either see something like XX Minutes Late or XX Minutes Early or On Time.

Status will be Red if train is Late on Specific Station, It will be Green if Train is Early on the Specific Station and Black if it’s on the right time!

You can check Status on of all the stations in Route of the train. So, This is how you can get the exact arrival time of the train on the specific station from which you have to board the train!

In case you have any questions related to this article, you can comment it down and I will help you solve the questions! Happy Journey!