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Now Book Your Train/Railway Tickets From Mobile SMS | IRTC Launch New Product

Now Book your train tickets using Mobile Phone, anywhere and anytime WITHOUT using Internet connection. Train passengers will be able to use their mobile phones to book tickets through a simple text-messaging-based-SMS facility or a menu-based dialling service –USSD service. Currently, only registered IRCTC users can use these services.

"This will also help reduce touting activities. We will see how it functions... if there are shortcomings, then we will try to change accordingly", he said. He hoped since the mobile penetration in India has increased rapidly and more than 80 per cent people have mobile phones, the new system will be helpful in enabling booking of tickets by masses themselves.

How to Register Train Ticket Via SMS Booking ?
By The 2 Method You Can Register Your Railway Ticket Online Via SMS
A) SMS Based Booking
B) USSD (Menu-based dialling) 

A) SMS Based Booking : SMS Services are currently offered by:-

1) Bharat BPO - Book by sending SMS at 139. Click here for details.

2) Frequency Weekly - Book by sending SMS at 5676714. Click here for details.

3) Pyro Group - Book by installing BSNL PrePaid Card Application in your Java based   

For SMS Bookings, send a Booking SMS in specified format with information of Date of Journey, Class , Train Number and Passenger Details. You shall receive Seat Availability.

In the second SMS make the Payment, which can be initiated in either two ways :-
Using Mobile Money Identifier MMID* and one-time password (OTP) as received from Bank for registered Mobile Number. Using PrePaid Wallet Cards or mWallets.

Booking confirmation SMS is sent by IRCTC.
  • MMID generation is a single click process available with more than 26 Indian Banks covering over 90% of the total banking subscriber base. The banks for the same are listed at
  • “OTP” is a One Time Password generated and provided by your respective bank.

B) USSD (Menu-based dialling) USSD Services are currently offered by :-

Airtel Money - Airtel subscribers Dial *400# on their mobiles. Click here for details.

Dial designated number, you shall receive a Menu Based Screen dialling. Select 'book tickets' option, select 'reservation' (user is prompted to enter his IRCTC user ID once only), enter details (date of journey, station, train no, class, etc)

Enter mPIN for authorizing payment through mobile wallet

Booking confirmation SMS is sent by IRCTC

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