Sunday, December 25, 2011

How to Follow & Stay connected with Amtrack

Government owned corporation Amtrak is the National Railroad Passenger Corporation which is headquartered in the Union Station in Washington DC, USA. It is completed 40 years of successful and smooth operations. In addition to US cities and states it also connect with Quebec, British Columbia and Ontario. It has around 19000 employees and connect 500 destinations through 21000 miles of track and annually serve millions of passengers.

Users can stay connected to their favorite train service via various social media websites, on the go apps on web enabled mobile device, online portal, mobile website etc.

There are more than 117 thousand fans on the Facebook official page of the Amtrak and users get latest announcement from the page to thier newsfeeds. One can also connect directly to the official website for Guest Rewards, deals, book a trip etc. Interested users can follow and like the Facebook page for interaction and updates.

Twitter page also have around 30 thousand followers. Thousands have listed the page and fans interact regarding info and update regarding schedule, trains, routes etc.

YouTube is the largest video sharing community in the world and Amtrak is also having official channel on it it. Users can watch and view various videos which have been uploaded officially or by the passengers. You can also get the simple video as how you can stay connected with your favorite rail network.

Users with smartphones like iPhone can download the apps from app store to install on the go apps for 24x7 connectivity.

Users can subscribe the email list for newsletters, send feedback or visit the mobile website or online main portal.

Amtrack - Routes, Schedule & Train Tickets

Those who are interested in finding the details about the Amtrak services like popular routes, schedule, train tickets, trains information may misspel the name. It is the government owned company offering it's service in across USA.

The official website has been developed in multiple languages and users can access in the English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch.

One can book the tickets online for one way, multi city or round trip through the Amtrak. Online users can access the rider's guide and travel options for ticekting, travel, planning and choices in journey. Detailed info about the stations, travel chekclist, baggage guidelines, trip planning, seating choices, luggage accessories etc.

Special reward points and deals like rail passes, weekly specials, Amtrak vacations, latest promotions, regional tour packages are offered by the organization.

One can connect via On the Go apps for iPhone, Android, Blackberry as web enabled mobile devices. One can follow the social media pages at YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. is just a parked domain instead users should visit the for careers /jobs, tickets, schedule etc.

India Rail Info - PNR Status

Indian Rail Info
India Rail Info dot com is a leading privately managed and largest community platform related to Indian Railways information. There are about 250000 members of the community who have created their account on the portal to share their views and fetch the information from this platform.

Users can create their account on this webportal or they can login with Facebook, Yahoo, Google, Twitter etc. Those who want to register here can enter their email, confirm email, password, nearest railway station and complete the registration.

You can search trains, get train details, fare chart, seat availability and live updates. On the portal you can get information about top searches, members, all trains, stations departures / arrivals, PNR status forum, living atlas, news forum, blog forum, trip dairy, living faw etc. Website is available in the Hindi and English languages.

Those who login and join the community get some additional features. Login is easy, flexible and very quick. One can participate in discussion, update live blog, ask question, answer question, personalized search, PNR status history etc.

As per Alexa ranking it is among the top 4000 most popular website in the world and among 275 most popular websites in India. Most of the user traffic is from India and traffic is mainly from Google.

Visit for live updates and largest database of Indian Railways Trains and stations.

ERail For Indian Railways PNR Status

eRail is great website which can help you in finding various innformation about the Indian Railways, PNR status etc. It is not an associated or affiliated website to IRCTC or Indian Rail but provide useful info to online visitors.

Users need not to login into the website with registeration to access various info like trains between the stations, PNR status, current running status, search train, show map etc.

One can also find the details about the suburban trains in Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Chennai. Users can also get suburban fare list, IR fare list, canceller / diverted trains, submit query / error / feedback etc.

You can search seat availability with main stations or all stations options, date and quota. is the associated website for bus ticket booking and fare information portal.

Online ticket booking for railway one will need to use IRCTC login as this website provide information only.

Links related to blog, faq, feedback, yatra packages, seats and facebook page are given for users help and interest. There are around more than 12000 Facebook fans of erail website page.

Visit for Indian Railways time table, fare, pnr status, running status, departures and arrivals etc.

Indian Railways

Indian Railways
Indian Railways is known as the Lifeline to the Nation. It has glorious history of more than 150 years and serving the country and it's people day and night in helping them in reaching their destinations. It is among the world's largest railway network and everyday millions of commuters use the Indian Rail for traveling.

Indian Railways is used for commercial goods transport and passenger transport across the country. There are various types of trains like mail, express, superfast, Shatabdi express, Rajdhani express, Gareeb Rath, Duronto Express, Tourist Trains, Luxury Trains etc. IR is catering the needs of all kind of people from India and foreign tourist and making their journey smooth and safe.

IR has changed with time due to it's nature of being highly adaptive and adoptive. Railway reservation of berths and tickets was a big issue for years even after computerization of Railways. IRCTC was a great initiative by the ministry to start online reservation, pnr status check, online seat availability and many more services online accessibility changed the way people used to think about railways.

Now their are many leading railway portals for instant info, pnr status and ticketing. is the main website of the organization which has direct connectivity with the other major portals and services. You can get info about the zonal railways. Passenger services like journey planner, e ticketing, train arrival and departure, pnr status etc. Manufacturing units info about DLW Varanasi, CLW Chitranjan, RCF Kapurtahala, CORE Allahabad, ICF Chennai, DMW Patiala, RWF Bangalore, MRVC Mumbai. Parcel and Freight Services like charge calculator, rule, wharfage table, rates, forwarding note, steel rake stations, two point rakes, stations / siding profiles, track and trace of freight / FNR enquiry etc. Educational and Research institute of the IR are IRICENPune, RSC Vadodara, IRIEEN Nasik, RDSO Lucknow, IRIMEE Jamalpur, IRITM Lucknow, IRISET Secunderabad etc.

One can also visit the website for latest news, announcement and notices, tenders, PNR status, E Ticketing, Train Time Table, 24X7 Customer Services etc.

Customer Care Service:
SMS - 54959, 57886, 5676747, 139
Contact Helpdesk at [email protected]

Website is maintained, designed and developed by CRIS / Centre for Railway Information Systems.

Visit the website:

Explore India With Rail Tourism & IRCTC

RailTourismIndia dot com is webportal developed by the IRCTC for users to plan tour packages, booking train tickets, finding about tourist trains, religious trains, special journey packages.

Website has travel planned through which you can manage and plan your tour. You need to select originating point and destination city along with the category i.e. Heritage, Adventures, Hill Railway, Air Packages, Offbeat, IRCTC Bestsellers, Hills, Wild Life, Sun and Sand, Weekends etc.

New packaged by the IRCTC are as given below:
  • Goa - Special Train Tour - Starting @ ₹ 7800/- 7 N / 8 D
  • Land of Tea Gardens and valleys - Starting @ ₹ 13100/- 9 N / 10 D
  • Mumbai Tirupati Charter Coach - Starting @ ₹ 5433/- 3 N / 4 D
  • Ajanta-Ellora-Shirdi-Trip - Starting @ ₹ 5400/- 4 N / 5 D
  • Jaipur City Tour - Starting @ ₹ 1100/- 1 D
  • Bangalore-Kochi-Kumarakom Package - Starting @ ₹ 8200/- 6 N / 7 D
  • Chennai-Sabrimala Darshan - Starting @ ₹ 1890/- 3 N / 4 D
  • Port Blair Holiday Package - Starting @ ₹ 11450/- 4 N / 5 D

Major types of tourist trains in India are:
  • Fairy Queen
  • Bharat Darshan
  • Deccan Odyssey
  • Hill Charters

You can visit the website for detailed journey and also you can book online for these trains.

One can use the IRCTC login and user registration for booking tickets online, flights, hotels, reservation or cancellation, cabs, tours for foreigners.

One can contact the help or email at [email protected]
Delhi: 011 23701100
Mumbai: 022 22644378

IRCTC Tourism Facilitation Centre,
Ground Floor, Jawahar Vyapar Bhawan,
Behind Central Cottage Industries Emporium,
Janpath, New Delhi-110001.
Tel: 011-23701100 & 23701101

Palace On Wheels

Palace on Wheels
The Palace On Wheels is the Jwell of Indian Railways and a luxury train which is rated as the no. 4 Luxury train in the world. It offers to the travelers 8 day journey from Delhi via Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and back to Delhi.

The web portal has been designed and developed for those who want to book their ticket for Indian Luxury Train. You can plan your trip which is 6 step process as per ILT:
  • Selection and Send an Enquiry
  • Get a Quote within 24 Hours
  • Free Change as per Your Requests
  • Booking and Payment
  • Confirmation
  • Feedback
You can visit the portal for detailed information about the journey, train, places, videos, photos, booking request etc.

Users can also visit the IRCTC website or Indian Railway web portals for Indian Rail Tourism and special trains across India.

Most exciting luxury train journey in the world [ Detailed Itinerary]:

Day 1 (Wednesday) > Delhi > Arrival / Departure (6.00 PM / 6.30 PM)
  • Report at Safdarjung Railway Station for check in formalities
  • Departure for Jaipur
  • Dinner aboard the Palace on Wheels

Day 2 (Thursday) > Jaipur > Arrival / Departure (3.45 AM / 11.30 PM)
  • Arrive in Jaipur
  • Breakfast aboard the Palace on Wheels
  • Welcome ceremony at the Jaipur Railway Station
  • Disembark from train and begin city tours
  • Lunch at Amber Fort
  • Explore the Amber Fort
  • Explore the city markets
  • Return to the train for tea and leisure
  • Return to Jaipur
  • Arrive at the Jai Mahal Palace for dinner
  • Return to the luxury train to depart to Sawai Madhopur

Day 3 (Friday) > Sawai Madhopur > Arrival / Departure (5.30 AM / 10.30 AM)
  • Arrive in the Sawai Madhopur railway station
  • Embark on a early-morning jungle safari across Ranthambore National Park
  • Breakfast in a jungle lodge
  • Return to the train
  • Depart for Chittorgarh
  • Lunch to be served aboard

Day 3 (Friday) > Chittorgarh > Arrival / Departure (4.00 PM / 2.00 AM)
  • Arrive in Chittorgarh
  • Sightseeing across Chittorgarh Fort
  • Evening tea and refreshments in the fort cafeteria and light and sound show
  • Return to the luxury train
  • Dinner at Hotel Panna and cultural show
  • Arrive at the train for overnight stay
  • Departure from Chittorgarh

Day 4 (Saturday) > Udaipur > Arrival / Departure (8.00 AM / 3.30 PM)
  • Arrive in Udaipur
  • Breakfast in a luxury hotel
  • Sightseeing across city
  • Lunch in a heritage hotel
  • Boat ride in the lake Pichola
  • Return to the railway station
  • Evening tea and refreshments aboard the train and leisure
  • Depart to Jaisalmer
  • Dinner aboard the Palace on Wheels train

Day 5 (Sunday) > Jaisalmer > Arrival / Departure (9.15 AM / 11.45 PM)
  • Breakfast aboard the train
  • Disembark in Jaisalmer and begin city explorations
  • Lunch aboard train or Moomal hotel
  • Visit the Sam sand dunes for camel ride and tea and refreshments
  • Dinner and cultural program in the sand dunes
  • Arrive back in the train to depart for Jodhpur

Day 6 (Monday) > Jodhpur > Arrival / Departure (7.00 AM / 3.30 PM)
  • Arrive in Jodhpur
  • Breakfast to be served onboard
  • Visit the city attractions
  • Lunch in a luxury hotel
  • Return to the train for leisure and travel to Bharatpur
  • Dinner to be served on board the train

Day 7 (Tuesday) > Bharatpur > Arrival / Departure (5.00 AM / 8.45 AM)
  • Arrive in Bharatpur
  • Leave for early morning bird viewing in the Keoladeo Ghana National Park
  • Breakfast in a jungle lodge
  • Return to the train
  • Travel to Agra

Day 7 (Tuesday) > Agra Cantonment > Arrival / Departure (10.30 AM / 11.00 PM)
  • Arrive in Agra
  • City tours across Agra
  • Lunch in a city hotel
  • Explore the Taj Mahal
  • Visit the city markets
  • Light and sound show
  • Dinner in a city hotel/ aboard the train
  • Depart for Delhi

Day 8 (Wednesday) > Arrival at Delhi > Arrival / Departure (4.00 AM / 08.00 AM)
  • Arrive in the Safdarjung Railway Station
  • Breakfast aboard the train followed by check out and farewell

Interested users can find the details about destinations, seasonal and off season tariff, schedule, photos, booking / confirmation and cancellation etc.

Those who have any kind of questions in their mind regarding the Palace on Wheels can visit the FAQ page. People can enquire or ask for call back about their journey plan. There is discount option in different time and season as per banners displaed on the website.

You can watch various videos uploaded on the website or on the youtube. Discovery channel and National Geographic have made the exclusive documentary about the Palace on the whell Luxury train journey.

Fans and users can stay connected with official pages of ILT on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube etc.

Head Office:
70, L.G.F, World Trade Centre,
Barakhamba Lane New Delhi-110001
Tel: +91-11-2568 6868
Fax: +91-11-2568 7110
Other offices are located at Delhi, Bangalore and Kiev / Ukraine.

Indian Railways PNR Status & Seat Availability

Indian Railways PNR Status is one of the most popular Indian website which is managed, designed and hosted by the CRIS / Centre for Railway Information Systems. The website is developed in Hindi and English language for better user interface. The main motive behind the development of this website is the Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry.

With the advent of Internet and IT boom in India it was a great initiative from the Railway Ministry to start such a user friendly website where users can find all the information related to trains, schedules, availability, pnr status etc.

The most popular service by the website is PNR Status, Seat Availability, Train Between Important Stations, Fare Enquiry. Important services and information on the website are given as below:
  • Availability at Major Stations
  • Tatkal Scheme
  • Train Schedule
  • Train Berth Availability
  • Upgraded Passenger Scheme
  • Fare Enquiry
  • PNR Status
  • Internet Reservation
  • Train Between Important Stations
  • Seat Availability
  • Train Running Information
  • International Tourists
  • Train Type Info
  • Train at a Glance
  • View Codes
  • Rules
  • Other Railway Websites
  • Booking Locations

PNR Status enquiry is the most important information on the website as the users through internet from anywhere try to access their current PNR status those who are either in waiting or having RAC / Reservation Against Cancellation. Overbooking of trains ticket is a general phenomena and users from all over India search for thousands of trains for their current ticket status. Users just need to enter their PNR number to know the current info.

Online web users can search for various trains between important stations by using a customized search options like source and destination stations, class, journey date, train type and departure / arrival timing etc. One can search for one way or return journey. From the given results users can find the seat availability, schedule and fare etc.

Users can directly also find the seat availability in various trains by entering the train number, stations codes, quota, journey date etc.

One can also browse through the Tatkal scheme, schedule etc.

SMS services and train enquiry at 139, 54959, 57886, 5676747 for ticket status or visit website at

Indian Railways Train Enquiry & Train Running Status

Train Enquiry
Train Enquiry is a special portal which is designed and developed by the Centre for Railway Information System / CRIS to help the visitors and online users.

Indian Railways commuters can spot their train, find your train and many useful services as given below:
  • Train Enquiry
  • Fares
  • Find Your Train
  • Reservation Enquiry
  • Train Arrivals
  • Passenger Information
  • Train Departures
  • Tourist Info
  • Train Time Table
  • Passing By Trains
  • Special Trains
  • Other Info
  • Other Railways
  • Platform Berthing
  • FAQs

You can spot your train by entering your train number or name and click on the search button. You will get to know about the diverted and cancelled train status.

To find trains between two stations you need to submit starting and destination station names and click on the go button to know the results.

One can know about the arrival and departure status of trains just by entering the station name or code.

One can fetch the time table just by submitting the query related to train name and number to know the detailed schedule.

Users can find the passing by trains from any station by submitting the query on this portal.

Those who want to know about the special trains like Tatkal, Palace On Wheel, Shivalik Deluxe, Shivalik Queen, Rajdhani, Shivalik Palace, Shatabdi, Speical Hill Trains, Royal Orient Trains can get the information from the specified weblinks.

Any enquiry related to online reservation and fares can also be solved through this website.

One can mail their suggestions, feedback, complaints to the website webmaster.

Visit website:

IRCTC Login & Indian Railways Online Ticket Booking

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited is a government of India company working under the Ministry of Railways. It was established by the Indian government in last decade and IRCTC changed the way people used to think about Indian Railway ticket reservation and online ticketing for the users through internet. It was in the starting not considered as an appealing service as the internet reach was very limited in the country. With the passage of time IRCTC online ticket booking portal became India's most popular government website. The ecommerce through the IRCTC became the major success and it has around half of the total online transaction in online purchasing. IRCTC started i tickets and e tickets for the users which the users were getting at home via post or they were able to print out the ticket from internet or thier email addressed.

Other major services of the IRCTC are catering services, Indian railways tourism etc. Users can visit the webportal where one can get all the information related to complete and smooth journey. Commuters can book tour packages, hotels, flights, cabs, tourist trains, special trains, loyalty programs.

Users can visit the web portal for IRCTC Login to book a ticket online or finding the pnr status, online reservation availability etc. Website has been developed in Hindi and English and users can contact with the officials for feedback or any help related to login, reservation etc.

Special information for users as user guide has been developed to help them in creating an account on the portal, booking and canelling i-ticket and e-ticket. More information about the booking season ticket and quick book ticket guide.

IRCTC Agent login for the registered agents across the country for booking their tickets for their customers can visit and login to thier accounts. You can also find the special offers, advertisement, mobile zone, agents info etc.

One can get 24x7 railway enquiry via sms at 139 or dial at 139 to connect.

There are alerts and appeal section where IRCTC is going green and appealing it's users to carry e tickets and avoid printout which may save millions of tree around us. Traveler should also carry a valid ID card with them.

This website is developed by CRIS and Broadvision and Verisign secure, MasterCard secure code and Verified by Visa.

Other major initiative of the Indian Railways are PNR status info, Railway website for Train Enquiry, Online availability etc.

IRCTC Login :
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