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IRCTC Connect Software Application
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation or IRCTC has come out with an Android app dedicated for mobile users to let them book tickets using their smartphones. It took a long time coming and the official IRCTC Android app is finally available for download on Google Play. IRCTC also has an app for Windows 8. The IRCTC Android app is called IRCTC Connect and is a 12MB download from Google Play. Released on October 9, the app has received an average rating of 4.3/5 from users.
Unlike most other popular service providers, IRCTC bypassed the more popular Android and iOS platforms and instead launched its mobile apps first for Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10 devices.It is a free to use app and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store.
It will work with Android smartphones running Android 4.1 and higher. Couple of months ago, IRCTC had launched an official app for the BlackBerry 10 platform.
Rail ticketing now made simpler just by SWIPE and SHUFFLE, SELECT and BOOK. Install the newly launched IRCTC android app and book a railway ticket anywhere in India at your fingertips.
• One step login to existing users
• Search and Book train tickets
• View and Cancel tickets
• Retains recently added passenger details
• New Users, register from App directly
• Upcoming Journey Alerts
Enjoy the never before experience of online ticketing with all new IRCTC mobile app.
Users will not able to access the app between 8:00 a.m. and 12 p.m. - a move that is aimed at reducing the load on the mobile platform. The app is compatible with Android 4.1 and above. Last year, IRCTC launched its app for the Windows platform.