Indian Train Tickets for Foreigners New Rule

Foreigners Train Ticket Booking Rule Revision

Happy news to all non resident Indians,  now you can book soon your Indian Railways train ticket from your place itself via Online Booking website IRCTC. One of the trusted media reported that Indian railways going to introduce this facility soon to all foreign passengers. After the activation of this feature outside Indian peoples can able to book the train tickets of India via Credit Card also. 
Train Ticket for Foreigners
IRCTC Train Ticket for Foreigners

Earlier IRCTC have this facility but due to several Online fraud transactions happens this service discontinued. Now railways coming back with full strength to fight with hackers and other. Railways made booking more stable so that can't able to attack the same from out side and more security features. 

Current Process of Indian Railways Ticket Booking for Foreigners

As per railways rule there are several railway berths are allocated exclusively for foreign passengers via Tourist Ticket quota. But these tickets can't able to book via Online from the mother country. So only way to get the Indian train ticket is via Travel Agents.
Following are the procedures

Also Read:- Compulsory 35 Seconds Wait to Book Ticket : IRCTC Website
  • Visit nearest foreigners reservation office of Indian Railways
  • Ask for Foreigner train ticket booking Form
  • Fill in the reservation form as per rail staffs Instructions. In this form enter the required details proper so that can able to you as foreigner passenger ( Don't worry railways staff will help you for filling the form)
  • Pay for your tickets and Enjoy Indian Travel.
Following is the address for booking train ticket in Delhi
International Tourist Bureau,
New Delhi Railway Station,
New Delhi- 110 001
Phone : 91-11-23405156, 23346804
Fax: 91-11-23343050

You will get complete Information of Special Trains List of this year and New Trains details on our previous contents. These topics are updated more than once in a day.

Always keep in mind that some of trains are cancelled on Indian Railways to overcome difficult weather conditions and other factors. And some these trains will restored when weather conditions by the side of Indian Railways also (That is number of Fog reduced after the Cancellations of trains).

Palace on Wheel, Maharaja , Buddhist circuit trains and other tourist specials are popular with foreigners.

I Ticket or E-Ticket Allowed for Foreigners?

Its not recommended to purchase I Ticket. This because these are sending to local registered address only.
E-Ticket is good for Outside Indian train ticket booking via online. After ticket booking this is send via e-mail and SMS. 
If you don't have local mobile number then take the print out of Train Ticket and carry valid ID proof at the time of travel. If you forget to take the E-Ticket then no need to worry more, just have to pay extra Rs. 50.
Also note If you having with any smart phone or Tab then just need to show that ticket booking details to Ticket Checking staff and no need of taking print out of the same.

Most of the time Foreigners reservation quota remains available so its not necessary to booking the train ticket too advance.

In alternatively you can try to create one IRCTC User Login Free for self train ticket booking.

Happy news to all non resident Indians, now you can book soon your Indian Railways train ticket from your place itself via Online Booking website IRCTC. Also explains current booking process and Foreigners quota form filling


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