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Upgrade Your Knowledge about Indian Railways


Indian Railways has seen different phases. The first train in India ran in the year 1853. Of course, it was the beginning of rails in India. And today Indian railways have made a great place in the world. Indian railways are one of the biggest railway networks in the world. It has given employment to millions of people. The best part is that Indian railways have been expanding every year. Moreover, you might be having an idea that Indian government has a specific budget for this sector called ‘Railway Budget’. It is composed of all the developments that can be expected in the future. How many rupees would be spent on this sector, which would be the new trains and routes; everything is talked about in this budget by the Indian rail minister.


For your information John Mathai presented the foremost Railway Budget for independent India in the month of November 1947. The first live telecast actually took place on twenty forth March 1994. Lalu Prasad Yadav, who stayed Railways Minister from the year 2004 to May 2009, presented the railway budget six times in a row. Of course, every year railway mister talks about the developments and everything related to Indian railways. Certainly, since that is the case, the development in this sector is quite apparent.


What type of facilities can you expect in Indian Railways? Ah, there is almost every type of facility in Indian railways these days. Whether you talk about presence of free wifi on main railway stations of India or you talk about comfort; everything is there. Of course, the type of facilities catered by a train depends on its type. Even if you want eatables during your long journeys you can rely on Irctc food or even do e-booking for food. Not to skip that pantries are mostly available in most of the trains. In this way you cannot feel abandoned when you are traveling by train. Since earlier you had to rely on the hawkers and the sellers, these days you can place orders for food and you get the food sealed and packed right on the next station.


Passengers in the sleeper compartments of the train always get blankets to wrap them during the journey. Moreover, there is toilet and pantries in trains. Recently more and more trains have been introduced with facilities like charging portals; some trains even bio toilets and so on. Moreover, if you want you can also take assistance if you have any disability.


PNR makes it easy PNR number is a ten digit number that can be found on your ticket. Once you have it with you, you can make sure that you get all the information about your train and everything else you want to know about. Even if your ticket is not confirmed yet, you can make sure that you get the status of it right from the comfort of your house. In this way you would not have to rush to stations to get an idea about the status of your booking. Moreover, you can also know about the live status of your train with the help of PNR number.


Conclusion So, if you think that Indian Railways haven’t progressed in years then you need to upgrade your knowledge!

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Upgrade Your Knowledge about Indian Railways  

Even if you want eatables during your long journeys you can rely on Irctc food or even do e-booking for food. Not to skip that pantries are...

Upgrade Your Knowledge about Indian Railways  

Even if you want eatables during your long journeys you can rely on Irctc food or even do e-booking for food. Not to skip that pantries are...

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