Indian Railways: Fix IRCTC online booking website
  • Petitioned Pawan Kumar Bansal

This petition was delivered to:

Minister for Railways, Govt. of India
Pawan Kumar Bansal
The Chairman, Indian Railway Board
Vinay Mittal

Indian Railways: Fix IRCTC online booking website

    1. Jasim A Basheer
    2. Petition by

      Jasim A Basheer

      Bangalore, India

Booking railway tickets is one of the most traumatic online experience for an Indian. The site is extremely slow, there are frequent connection errors and getting a ticket reserved successfully is a matter of patience and luck.

IRCTC has a monopoly over all online train reservations and any third party website has to go through IRCTC. This means the end-user experience for any third party site is at the mercy of IRCTC.

This is our chance to change India's train ticket booking experience for the better.
If you have ever been frustrated by the IRCTC experience, you must sign this petition.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 1,000 signatures
    2. How to improve IRCTC - technical insight straight from a scalability expert

      Jasim A Basheer
      Petition Organizer

      http://anandology.com/blog/howto-improve-irctc/

      Anand Chitipothu has written a brief post about various ways in which the current IRCTC website can be improved for faster response times. Points 1 and 2 are especially important and can be implemented with trivial effort.

    3. A revamped IRCTC design proposal by Melonnie Manohar

      Jasim A Basheer
      Petition Organizer

      http://www.behance.net/gallery/IRCTC-Indian-Railways-Booking-Website/6092919

      Melonnie has attempted a revamp of the existing IRCTC website design. Her design looks clean and feels more intuitive than the current IRCTC website mess. Take a look and let us know what you think of it!

    4. Railway minister admits IRCTC website a mess.

      Jasim A Basheer
      Petition Organizer

      Railway Minister P.K. Bansal admitted Friday that various kinds of complaints related to the railway's IRCTC website had been received.

      More on http://gadgets.ndtv.com/internet/news/railways-minister-admits-irctc-website-a-mess-305771

    5. Reached 750 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • devang purohit VADODARA, INDIA
      • 9 months ago

      very worst experience; as everytime on saturday/friday for tatkal booking ;;; no chance of getting tickets in by 10.20 am... and had to travel by general class

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    • Swathi Kota INDIA
      • 10 months ago

      I am also a regular traveller and suffer a lot with IRCTC website

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    • Magus Verma INDIA
      • 10 months ago

      Lost my money many times

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    • Karan Kalra INDIA
      • 10 months ago

      The IRCTC website is so slow that makes me want to kill myself.

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    • Pranav Raj NEW DELHI, INDIA
      • 10 months ago

      Because i pay tax to run this crappy website

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