Top 5 Train Traveling tips for newbies

Posted by Ronald Parker on April 25, 2016No Comments

Indian Railways is the second largest railway network in the word. IRCTC is owned and controlled by the government of India through Railway ministry. In 2015, Indian Railways carried 8937 billion passengers annually. Approximately 23.5 million passengers a day. Half of this passengers are from the Sub-urban train (Local trains). IRCTC has introduced online facilities like IRCTC train schedule, local train booking, E-Catering services, E-wheelchair services Today’s post we are going to see the important tips which help to make your train travel safe and secure.
Train Travelling tips

  1. Avoid Huge luggage
  2. First thing is packing. Pack the luggage as much Low as possible. Take necessary things during the journey. Carrying over luggage may causes few problems.

  3. Making Reservation.
  4. Next, we have to concentrate on the reservation. Always reserve rooms in advance, when you are travelling in peak season. We can use an online website to reserve rooms and get 50 to 75% discount. IRCTCtourism is an official website of Indian railways. Here we can book hotels, Cab/Bus etc. These cabs and hotels are safe and secure.

  5. Ticket booking
  6. Book the tickets in advance. Booking options will open before 90 days of travel in indian railways website. Irctc.co.in is the official website for booking train tickets. After booking, check train PNR status before your travel. We can book a tatkal ticket on the previous day of the journey. Get tips for booking tatkal tickets here.

  7. Fix your budgets.
  8. Budget are biggest problem for teenage travelers. We can’t end up our trip in half way due to lake of money. So pre-plan your vacation. We can use public transport for travelling in local, staying in moderate hotels instead of staying in 3 star or 5-star hotels are the ways to reduce our budgets. We can save more money by eating in local shops, it will be taster than high-class hotels.

  9. Interact With Locals
  10. “When in Rome, do what Romans do.” Interact With Local people, learn local etiquettes, taste local food. Try to learn few words in the local language.

Get more information about Indian Railways and PNR status before booking IRCTC tickets through online.

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