The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has made it simple for travelers to book their railway tickets in just a few minutes while sitting at their place. People can now book their railway tickets through their mobile phones by using IRCTC website or application software (app).
Application software has to be downloaded on the mobile handset. These mobile applications are functional on most of the GPRS/browser based mobile phones, from basic model to high end ones.
Steps for booking railway reserved ticket on IRCTC website/app from mobile phone:
Step 1: Login to URL irctc.co.in/mobile with your existing IRCTC user id and password or download the app of IRCTC
Step 2: Click on ‘Plan my journey’ under the option for ‘Train Ticketing’
Step 3: Select the journey date, train and continue the booking
Step 4: Use existing passenger list or add passengers.
Step 5: Confirm booking details and make the payment through credit/debit card/UPI/Paytm
After booking, the passenger will receive a reservation message with full details of the ticket including PNR, train number, date of journey, class etc. Showing the reservation message of the confirmed ticket on their mobile during travel will be sufficient.