July 3, 2013

Use of Windows 8 for Indian Railways Enquiry Apps

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All the people are enjoying the benefits of digital technology in these days. And by the help of this advance technology they are saving their time and money too. This article will be a nice example of enjoyment and value of technology.


As you may observe, Maximum tickets of Railway are being booked online in India. People are using IRCTC portal for the online tickets booking & Details of any train. But they are feeling challenging task to book an Indian railway ticket through IRCTC portal due to very slow running web traffic. And sometime for booking a Tatkal ticket they even not want to try, because their try always becomes fail to booking within the time. 

ountless user are also unable to find out promptly the train related details like: availability of train between source and destination, station codes, seat availability, stoppage details , running status and many other details.

If you are Using Windows 8, you may be able to find out all train details instantly from your home screen using these two interesting apps. In this article, I am going to explain about the Use of Windows 8 for Indian Railways Enquiry Apps. From where you will be able to find out all the details related to railway Enquiry very quickly.


1. Rail Enquiry App
This (Rail Enquiry App) is a user-friendly and very useful app with simple interface for windows 8. By the Use of this app, you will able to search train no, station code and current PNR status immediately.

                    

How to use Rail Enquiry app – Some tips
(1) As you will impel the Rail Enquiry app after installing from windows store. it shows some information about : super fast express trains, special trains and many other trains which are running across various stations.

(2) If you are willing to find out the information about any train on the given train list then you can see by just clicking on that train tab. your Click will show you the full information about that train (All station from source to destination with accurate running time).

(3) You have option to select the information bar and attach related query at the left panel of the app interface. Then results will appear at the right panel.

(4) If you want to search train details like: train schedule, days running on, seat availability and current running status. Then you will have to click on the tab below train status with the Available date. And Rest of the detail will appear below current status. During the search you will be able to see - the stations already covered by the train are pointed out with other different color.

(5) If you want to check seat availability for any particular train for upcoming days and it's fare. Then firstly you will have to select the train and after that attach the train info on the screen. Now make a right click on blank space. Then the option of seat availability will appear at bottom of the app screen.

(6) And for searching any station, either you can enter the station code or you can insert the station name to find out results. After that just click on the desired search result and you will see the complete list of all the trains scheduled from that station for next 3-5 hours.

(7) There are also options by which you may also track the live running status of any particular train on Google Maps with the support of Rail Radar website. Click here for get live position of trains. 


(8) The checking option of PNR status is very useful and valuable.
To check out the PNR status, you will have to enter the 10 digit PNR number and make a click on the "search" button. You will be able to see the complete details of your booking train ticket. 

Remarkable point:
There is an interesting remarkable thing about Rail Enquiry app, you may freely find out all and every details about Passenger trains running all over IndiaAlso see:How can start to Save Money in India While Shopping Online.

Get from here: - Download Rail Enquiry app

2. Indian Rail Enquiry App
This (Indian Rail Enquiry App) is a very simple and usable app for windows 8. After using the above Rail Enquiry app you will feel very less options in this App.

Its interface is not so attractive and user friendly but it shows the short and brief search result about the trains like: train schedule, list of trains between two stations, show distance between stations. This App is running by the support of Auto complete search feature (which means little mistake may be ignored). So it is not 100% able to identify the station code or the accurate spelling of the various stations. If you are willing to book your train ticket directly from IRCTC portal then it has allowed with this app.  

          
Some Limited features of Indian Rail Enquiry App
(1) It is not able to show actual fare calculation of any selected journey.
(2) Even it has no option to show the seat availability for upcoming days.
(3) The information about selected Train query is short and simple.
(4) Unavailability of the tracking option of current running train location.

           


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