Indian railways department has taken one another innovative step to increase the gross revenue of Indian railways. Now IRCTC will deliver the ticket of the train at you home, yes this is absolutely true not only this, you can make the payment of your booked ticket when you received the ticket. Recently our rail minister announced this news and most of the people are exciting to book their train ticket like this. Like online shopping website, now IRCTC is offering a cash on delivery to their passengers so that they can pay a number of their tickets when it delivered to them.
This step is handy for those who don’t know how to use debit or credit card or afraid to use it for online booking. Now, millions of people, who are afraid of giving out their credit or debit card details online can book their tickets without any tension. IRCTC Cash on delivery payment option also comes handy for those who does not have a bank account. Currently, this facility is only available in 200 cities but soon it will be extended to other cities. In this option, a passenger should book their tickets before 5 days of their scheduled journey. IRCTC ties up with Anduril Technologies for the delivery of train tickets, cash management and cancellations of train tickets which are booked on BookMyTrain.com.
You can book your train ticket through COD option from BookMyTrain website, it is an authorized partner of IRCTC. This facility is also available in IRCTC mobile app, it means, now you can book your train ticket from everywhere without any money. You will not find this option in IRCTC official website, you can only book railways tickets through COD option from BookMyTrain.com (Read More Here) Here we mentioned step by step process to book IRCTC ticket by IRCTC CoD payment option:
Cash On Delivery Payment Option is only be available for tickets that are booked at least 5 days prior to the travel date.
You have to pay extra charged for cash on delivery option like for sleeper class tickets, have to pay Rs. 40 extra, while for AC tickets you have to pay Rs. 60 extra.
Currently, IRCTC sells around five lakh tickets a day, however after offering cash on delivery option this number is increased and the number of failed transactions are reduced. According to the survey, only 42% people use internet banking and only 24% use Debit/Credit cards to book their trains. It is good to see that Indian Railways took an effective step for travelers to book their tickets easily.
Anduril Technologies is responsible for the delivery, cash management and cancellations of train tickets which are booked on www.BookMyTrain.com. IRCTC with the help of Anduril technology will deliver the booked train ticket to their destination but they are charging some money for delivering the tickets. Currently, these facilities are only available in 200 cities and towns in which most of them are metro cities. IRCTC will be extending their service after the success of the project. You can track your ticket on the booking history section which is available on Book my train. If you lose your ticket then no need to worry because you can print out your ticket from your Book my train account.
You can book your tickets up to 60 days before your planned journey. You are not allowed to book tickets between 8 AM to 12 AM on Bookmytrain.com because this is a time of Tatkal ticket booking. For using cash on the delivery option you have to book your tickets at least 5 days before your planned your journey.
You don’t need to enter any ID proof details in the form while making a ticket booking at Bookmytrain. But, you must carry an identity proof with you during travel. You can also book tickets for your friend and family from your account only remember that while traveling passenger must carry their identity proof.
Hope this information will help you to book you train ticket with the help of cash on delivery option easily. It is very handy to use this facility.In online booking form, enter all the details carefully especially your address so that you can receive your ticket timely.
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