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IRCTC Destination Wake Up Alarm Alert for Passengers on their Mobile

IRCTC Destination Wake Up Alarm Alert

In past few years, the government of India putting their extra efforts to improve the condition of Indian railways. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched many apps to facilitate railway passengers. Recently IRCTC introduced its Wake Up Alarm Alert for passengers so that they can take peaceful sleep during travel without any tension of missing destination station.

IRCTC Destination Alert
IRCTC Destination Alert

Now you don’t need to sit awake so that you can reach your destination because IRCTC will give you a wake-up call on your registered mobile number half an hour before the arrival of your station. This is an interesting feature of IRCTC and many passengers are using this facility to sleep peacefully during travel. It is very easy to set wake up alarm alert from your mobile phone only you need to dial 139 on your mobile phone and select the option for ‘Destination Alert’ on the recorded Voice. This is a free service offered by Indian railways department only call and SMS charges are applicable according to respective mobile operators.

How To Set IRCTC Destination Wake Up Alarm Alert

It is very easy to set the IRCTC destination wake up alarm alert. Here we mentioned step by step procedure to set destination wake up alarm:

Railway Passengers can set destination alarm by Sending SMS on 139 or Call on 139 and select the option of Destination Alert

Steps for Activating Destination Alert Through Mobile Phone:

  • Dial 139 from the Mobile in which you want to set Destination Alert
  • Then select your preferred language
  • Select option 7 from the main menu
  • Then Press -2 for setting Destination Alert
  • Enter your correct 10 digit PNR number and then press 1 to confirm your PNR number on mobile
  • Steps for Activating Destination Alert Through SMS
  • Passengers can also set destination alert alarm by sending SMS. It is very simple, only you need to type
    ALERT then it to 139.

Steps for Activating Destination Alert With Customer Service Executive

  • Dial 139 from your mobile phone.
  • Tell your 10 digit PNR number.
  • Confirm your mobile number in which you want to set Wake-up Alarm
  • After that customer service executive will confirm you that the Wake-up Alarm has been set.
  • Within a second you will receive a message that confirms that your wake up alarm is set. For example “WAKE-UP ALARM call has been set on you mobile number for < Destination Station Name>

Charges For IRCTC Destination Wake Up Alarm Alert:

IRCTC destination wake up alarm alert is absolutely free but following call charges are applicable:
When you will call on 139 then Rs. 1.20 for a pulse of 60 seconds will be deducted from your mobile in Metro cities. From nonmetro cities/areas, Rs. 2 for a pulse of 60 seconds will be deducted from your mobile phone.

SMS cost for sending a request for IRCTC Destination Wake Up Alarm Alert will be charged is Rs. 3 per SMS.

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