IRCTC will now book bus tickets after train, flight. After a long trial, it has been fully started from Monday. No additional charges will be charged for booking bus tickets from IRCTC.
New Delhi. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, a subsidiary of Indian Railways, will now also book bus tickets in the country. Passengers can easily book for any city through IRCTC’s Rail Connect app. For this, no extra charge will be taken from the passenger. Although this service was started long ago as a trial, but after the trial was successful on Monday, it has been started completely.
50 thousand bus operators across the country joined IRCTC
Till now IRCTC was booking only train and flight tickets, but last mile connectivity will also be given to the passenger. If you understand in simple words, after the flight and train, if the passenger was going by bus, then IRCTC will also provide the booking facility of bus ticket to him. For this, about 50,000 bus operators across the country have been associated with IRCTC, which will take passengers to their destinations in 22 states and 3 union territories.
No additional charges will be taken from the passengers
Bus operators include private operated and state government buses. According to IRCTC, the trial of the new facility was started several months back. During the trial, about 2000 to 2500 passengers are booking bus tickets daily through the IRCTC Rail Connect app. After the successful trial, IRCTC has fully launched it on Monday. In this, no additional fee will be charged from the passengers.