Bedroll In Train Online Purchase

E-Bedroll in Trains

Indian Railway Train travel passengers can now book bed roll via online, details of e bedroll in trains are following.

As per the announcement of the Railway Budget 2016 Railway Minster Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, introduced passenger friendly E-Bedroll services at Mumbai Central

IRCTC : E - Bedroll
IRCTC : E – Bedroll Details

and CST Railway stations from 24.08.2016. This service is already provided at New Delhi, Chennai, Tirvandrum, Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway stations, Railway announced through the Press release.

Passenger will now be able to book their takeaway bedrolls through IRCTC’s Tourism  portal with an option to book a bedroll kit comprising of Pillow, Bed sheet to spread and Bed sheet, One each to pullover at Rs.140/- and a blanket kit comprising o of a a soft and cosy blanket at Rs. 110/-. In order to avail these services, passengers can log into their IRCTC booking and click on the bedroll section and enter the required PNR and other information.
Once booked, the bedroll/blanket kit shall be delivered to the passenger at their train seat against the kit voucher that was issued to the passenger online at the time of booking. In addition to the above online booking option, passengers can also choose to buy these kits at IRCTC managed Food Court at Mumbai Central and Food Track Food Plaza at CST Railway stations. The services can be availed by the valid ticket holding passenger from 10 am to 10 pm both online and can also directly purchase from the above mentioned outlets.
This service has been operational at select station on a pilot project basis for a period of 6 months and shall be replicated by IRCTC at many more stations after reviewing the response to the pilot initiative.

IRCTC Bedroll In Train for All Passengers

Indian railways announces one more passengers friendly facility in association with India (IRCTC). Railways also plan to introduce bedroll purchases via Vending Machines also.

Important feature on this e-Bedroll facility is that passengers can take away that to their Home and re-use.

bed rolls for Sleeper Class Passengers online purchase
Bed rolls for Sleeper Class Passengers online purchase
This facility introduced on trial basis on 4 major stations of Indian railways like New Delhi, Chennai, Tirvandrum and Hazrat Nizamuddin .
Till this time there is no facility to provide the Bedrolls for Sleeper class or other passengers. After this everybody will enjoy Bedrolls on rail travel. 

Cost of online Bedroll on IRCTC

  • Two Bed Sheets and Pillow- Rs. 140 only

    Bedroll online purchase starting status IRCTC twitter replay
    Bedroll online purchase starting status IRCTC twitter replay
  • Blanket -Rs 110 only
  • Two Bed Sheets , Pillow and Blanket – Rs. 250 only
As of now railways providing Bedroll on AC classes only. On Garibh rarth Express we can opt the Bedroll at the time booking train ticket via IRCTC on Indian railways stations. But these bedrolls we cannot take to home. Those are allotted to passengers only for the travel period.

According latest Tweet of Indian railways online facility is yet to be launched. This Facility is proving via IRCTC Tourism website.

How to Book e Bedroll Online from IRCTC?

Happy news to all IRCTC started online purchase facility for the Bedroll. Here we will explain the same.

Steps to purchase bedroll online purchase

  • Log on to IRCTC Tourism website using the address irctctourism.com

    Bedroll Online Purchase Webpage of IRCTC
    Bedroll Online Purchase Webpage of IRCTC
  • Select e-Bedroll option like our first image of this page.
  • Website will ask you for the PNR Number. Enter the PNR from your booked ticket and press Search button on the right side. Follow the screen instruction to purchase the same.

Please note: The services will only be available during 06:00 AM till 10:00 PM. The services will only available during 06.00 am till 10.00 pm except Mumbai Central (BCT) stations. For Mumbai Central (BCT) station, services only be available during 10.00 am till 06.00 pm.

Bedroll Purchase Service Available Stations List

Following stations available e bedroll online facility

  • Bangalore City Jn
  • Chennai Central
  • Hazrat Nizamuddin
  • Mumbai Central
  • Mumbai CST
  • New Delhi
  • Trivandurm Central

Other details of above stations are attached here. List of stations currently available for online booking of Bedroll.

S.NOStation NameStation CodeAdvance Booking Time(Upto Hrs.)Bedroll CenterContact EmailContact No.
1Bangalore City JnSBC5IRCTC, E-Bedroll office,Concourse area, next to BSNL office, Bangalore City Railway station-560023ebedrollsbc@irctc.com9731647951
2Chennai CentralMAS5IRCTC, e services hub, Chennai Central Railway Station, Near PF-2, Park Town, Chennaitourismirctc@gmail.com9003140681
3Hazrat NizamuddinNZM5Station Officer, IRCTC , Nizamuddin Railway Station, Delhiconcierge@irctc.com9717998975
4Mumbai CentralBCT5Kailash Parbat Food Court /IRCTC, Main line station, opp. Platform No.5 Mumbai Central East.Mumbai 400008controlwestzone@irctc.com9004080007
5Mumbai CSTCSTM5Neelam Food Plaza/IRCTC,CSTM Station opp.mainline Platform No. 15/16 ,Beside Parcel office,Central Railway Mumbai-400001controlwestzone@irctc.com9004080007
6New DelhiNDLS5Jan Ahar, PF No 16, New Delhi Railway Station, New Delhiconcierge@irctc.com9717998975
7Trivandurm CntlTVC5IRCTC, Area Office, Near Booking Office, 2nd Entry, Central Railway Station, Powerhouse Road, Thampanoortourismtvc@irctc.com9567863245

 

What is your opinion do you like this facility?

5 COMMENTS

  1. For a family of four Rs 1000, better carry your own cause railway does not charge for the weight or volume you carry. What is railway upto?

  2. We don’t want to carry extra luggage during travel. So why take such rolls. Instead laundered bed rolls should be supplied on rental basis.

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