While the partnership is hugely beneficial to Yebhi, should IRCTC get into the business before it fixes its core business of ticketing?
To foray into etail market, the ticketing site has already invited bids from companies to build and manage its upcoming retail platform. For managing its etailing platform – IRCTC will pay commission based on the total value of sales achieved on the website.
India’s railway ticketing website will undergo a major overhaul to support booking of three times the number of tickets per minute and 6 times more number of simultaneous users. Proposals to provide free wi-fi on “several” trains is also being examined.
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Indian Railways is facing scale problems almost unique to itself. While there are improvements required at every stage, there can’t be a significant improvement in ticket booking experience without making core changes. All these performance improvements can reduce passenger frustration by completing the booking experience faster without many failures, but still will not do anything to the number of people who end up not getting a reservation.
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Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), reports 17.22 million attempted transactions via credit and debit card for the month of July. Out of which 12.91 million (75 %) transactions were successfully processed.
IRCTC has introduced IMPS Merchant Payments (P2M – Person-to-merchant) payment option that allows customers to make instant, 24*7, interbank payments to merchants or enterprises via mobile phone.
29% failure rate in netbanking/debit card transactions. SBI ruled the transaction chart with 77.81% successful transaction rate, followed by IndusIND, SBI Associates, Federal bank, ICICI and HDFC.
Individuals will be permitted to book only two tickets from 10 am to 12 noon from the same IP address.