"Group Booking can Made for Train Trips | Indian Railway Announced Bulk Booking"

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As of now bulk booking can make for train journey in India. Travelers can make group booking on train from now on. Station Masters and Chief Reservation Officers given authority  to inspect and sanction it.

So far, a maximum of 30 people had allowed to book toge****ther. On top of that, the bulk booking requires the approval of the Assistant Commercial Manager, the Divisional Commercial Manager and the Chief Commercial Manager. This power was given to the Station Masters and the Chief Reservation Officer. Southern Railway approved the project after a successful six-month pilot project.

The limit set for seats on trains for mass bookings has also been changed. In early booking had limited to a maximum of 50 per cent of the sleeper class and 30 per cent of the rest of the class seats. This limit has now been changed.

Group bookings can made up to 120 days before the train ticket booking. However, the booking start at 8 am but the first day of the group booking starts at 9 pm. Group bookings can made from the 119th day on regular time.

Required people should approach directly for group bookings. Not possible through travel agencies. Railway authorities to be convinced for the need of bulk booking. Then only booking allowed.

The new decision will helpful for the people who have the requirement of Wedding bookings, excursions, spiritual gatherings and art and sports competitions.

Become an IRCTC Ticket Booking Agent and Earn

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is a subsidiary of the Indian Railways, which handles online ticket booking and catering services. By becoming an authorized IRCTC agent, you can earn a good income.

Authorized IRCTC ticket booking agents are permitted to book all types of tickets. Tatkal, Waiting list, RAC etc. Agents receive a commission on each booking and transaction. An IRCTC authorized web service agent can earn Rs. 80,000 or more per month. 


Authorized domestic and international flights can booked for free under IRCTC rule.

Agents can book tickets for bus, hotel, holiday, tour packages, money transfer, prepaid recharge and many other services.

Agents can book a Tatkal ticket from 15 minutes after the booking time. With no restrictions, they can book unlimited tickets and earn good margins on every transaction.

With a nominal investment, an agent can earn better returns.

Current rates are as follows

When a user login with an agent, they can book e-tickets without restriction on the number of tickets to be booked.

As an IRCTTC agent, the non-AC class ticket is available at a commission of Rs 20 and the AC class PNR for Rs 40. In addition, agents receive payment gateway charges of 1% for transactions above Rs 2,000 and 0.75% for a rupees up to 2,000.


Registration Procedures

  • Fill and submit the registration form online.
  • Submit scanned copies of your documents along with the signed application form and declaration form.
  • After checking your documents, IRCTC will suggest you to invest Rs 1,180 to create the IRCTC ID.
  • Digital certificate will be issued after OTP and video verification.
  • After getting the digital certificate through the courier, you must deposit the fee to IRCTC.
  • After remittance of your fee, IRCTC will be send your IRCTC credentials via email.
  • Now you became an authorized agent and you can start book tickets online for your clients.

Indian Railways offers spectacular views at affordable prices

Tourists often rely on trains for long trips. Traveling on trains will be a great experience for those travelers who prefer low cost travel.

Train trips explores the beauty and culture of the villages. Train trips are a great way to get out of the crowded urban areas and enjoy the natural beauty of the countryside.

Indian Railways has long-distance trains that offer spectacular views. Some of them are:

Vivek Express

Vivek Express is one of the long-distance trains. The Vivek Express runs from Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari once a week. Currently Vivek Express is the longest commuter train in India and the 24th largest in the world. It runs from Dibrugarh in Assam to Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.

Thiruvananthapuram - Silchar Superfast Express

The superfast express train from Thiruvananthapuram to Silchar runs once a week. It was previously known as Thiruvananthapuram Central-Guwahati Superfast Express. In 2017, this train route widened to Silchar. Silchar located in Assam.

Himsagar Express

The Himsagar Express is a train that runs from the Srimata Vaishno Devi Katra railway station to Kanyakumari. The Himsagar Express ranks third in India in terms of distance. The service is held once a week. The train runs through 12 states. The train total travels 3785 kilometers.

The Navajo Express

The Navaug Express is a train that runs from Mangalore Central to the Jammu Tawwi Railway Station. It takes four days to reach the Jammu Tawwi Railway Station. The train crosses 59 stations and 3685 km.

Ten Jammu Express

Then Express is a train that runs from Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu to Srimata Vaishno Devi Katra in Jammu and Kashmir. The train travels 3642 km. Train stops at 62 stations and covers 11 Indian states.

Amritsar - Kochuveli Express

Amritsar - Kochuveli Express is a train that runs from Amritsar to Kochuveli. One of the busiest pilgrimage destinations in India, this train is a great option for those wishing to visit the Golden Temple of Punjab. There is a weekly train service.

Humsafar Express

Humsafar Express is a train that runs from Agartala to Bangalore. The train travels 3570 km in 64 hours and 15 minutes. The train stops at 28 stations.