The brand new IRCTC website – What’s new?


Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has introduced a new version of ticket booking portal. With improved User Interface and additional features, this version of the website looks cool. Whats new? Let’s explore.

Seat availability & PNR status

You can check the seat and berth availability between stations without entering your IRCTC account. You can also now check the PNR status on the homepage of IRCTC website.

PNR status

IRCTC website – New version


Real-time digital clock

The new version of the website shows us the real-time digital clock which will be of more help during tatkal ticket booking. In the old version of the website, the clock shows the time you logged in.

Prediction of waitlist confirmation

This is an ultra cool feature. This new version takes help of historical data and predicts whether the waitlisted ticket would be confirmed on chart preparation. This feature shows the confirmation probability from the previous year trend. Though this is a prediction, this can help the travelers in taking an informed decision to book the waitlisted tickets.

Upgraded booking history

The booking history tab gets a new model with tabs such as past bookings, upcoming journeys and sorted by date.

Favorite journey list

You can add up to 10 favorite journeys in your favorite journey list. This will help you in booking your tickets in a breeze.

The rest of the features remains the same in the new version like holidays, services such as the bedroll, wheel chair, Aadhar linking option etc. You can access the new version here. Isn’t it cool?

If you would like to link your Aadhar card with your IRCTC account, this guide can help you.

What is your experience in using the new IRCTC website? You can share your thoughts in the comments section.

Happy traveling!