There are a number of precautions one must take before moving to a long route journey. The most important feature from all such information is about the seat availability while going for a journey that can take around more than 12 hours. There are a number of passengers who have to go for a long run journey for a number of reasons. It may be because of some business affair or family occasion also. And, therefore, one has to check for the train seat availability.
- The Importance of the System:
There are a number of reasons for which one has to check for the availability of the seat in the train. If it is a long route journey and the traveler is aged or has family with kids to travel, then a confirmed seat is something most important to have else the journey can be proved as a nightmare. There are a number of options to check the Indian railway seat availability. Previously, it was only one option to check it, and it was to inquire at the counter where one has to bear the temperament of the officer sitting on the other side. But now with the help of information technology, one does not need to go to the railway counter as a smartphone or a computer with internet connection can provide all the information about the same.
- How to Get the Information?
To check the availability of seat with the help of a computer is very easy. One just needs to visit the official site of the railway and provide the train number as well as date of journey. Immediately all the relevant details are reflected on the computer screen which shows in which cadre how many seats are available. On the base of this information, one can decide the category of the seat. If one does not get the seat in second AC, can move to first class if the journey is inevitable. Same way one can also check this information on the Smartphone also, but for that he needs to download the application of IRCTC from the play store. As soon as he punches the number of train, all the information is displayed on the mobile screen.
- The Utility:
This information helps a lot to decide the date and way of journey as well as the budget. The costing of different cadres is different, and therefore, it may change one’s budget behind the journey costing also. It also helps to change the date of journey if the concerned reason of the journey permits. Hence, this service is very much useful from various point of views.
The Indian Railway has recently improved many of its services and the checking of the seat availability is one of such services. Hence, it is greeted well by all the segments of the society. The best part is one does not need to depend on the staff of the railway for this information.