Travelling can be very hectic for passengers especially if the journey is made through trains. There comes often a time when the journey we have planned takes a sudden change but you cannot help it because the reservation tickets are already booked. Therefore, in a major good news, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has brought a new service where a passenger can board train from another station, even if the ticket is booked at different station.
The IRCTC through it’s twitter account titled @IRCTCofficial said, “Want to #board #train from another #station but #ticket has been booked? Change your boarding station right from #IRCTC #eTicketing website. Just log on to click here
or download IRCTC Rail Connect App.”
One can download the IRCTC Rail Connect App from their Google Play Store.
The key features of this app are given below:
🔹New users, register from app directly
🔹One step PIN based secure login to existing users
🔹Search and book train tickets
🔹Ladies and premium tatkal quota booking support added
🔹View and cancellation of tickets
🔹Current reservation and boarding point change facility
🔹IRCTC website tickets are now synchronized with the app
As for a passenger can make boarding station changes on IRCTC website, by following four steps.
1) A customer will have to log into their IRCTC website with their login ID and password
2) Then click on to ‘Booking Ticket History’ section
3) Select your train and then click ‘Change Boarding Point’. It needs to be noted that this boarding point option will appear on new page
4) The last step would be to select new boarding station from the drop down under change boarding station section
IRCTC has been on multiple occasion introduced a list of facilities for the convenience of the railway passengers.