Taking a long distance trip on an Indian Railways train is one of the best ways to become acquainted with India. This guide to train travel in India contains all the information you need to have a great journey!
Indian Railways requires reservations on long distance trains for all classes of accommodations except second class. This step by step guide will help you through the process.
When making your reservation, you'll need to choose what class you want to travel by. It can be confusing if you're not familiar with how the system works. Five different classes of accommodations can usually be found on long distance trains in India. Here’s what can be expected in each class, as well as some tips to help you choose the right class of accommodation to meet your needs.
Anyone who's traveled quite a bit on trains in India has no doubt had an Indian Railways waitlist ticket. The waitlist facility allows you to book a ticket but you aren't supposed to board the train unless there are enough cancellations to at least get RAC (Reservation Against Cancellation) status. But how do you know if you will? Or how do you know if you will get a confirmed ticket? Here's an easy way to get a prediction.