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January 06, 2006

What: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has introduced online booking of tickets for superfast trains departing from Chennai.

List of trains

~ Starting from Chennai Egmore 

  • Pandiyan
  • Vaigai
  • Pallavan
  • Kanyakumari
  • Nellai 
  • Pothigai Express

~ Starting from Chennai Central 

  • Dadar Express
  • Pinakini Express
  • Bangalore Mail 
  • Thiruvananthapuram Mail 
  • Bangalore Mail 
  • Cheran Express

How to book

~ Log on to

~ Select 'e-ticket' in the 'plan my travel' page.

~ Provide any of the following details belonginf to any one of the passengers for the purpose of indentification:

  • Voter identity card
  • Passport
  • PAN 
  • Driving licence 

~ You have to pay Rs 40 over and above the ticket price for an e-ticket.

~ You have the following payment options:

  • ICICI Payment Gateway (for Master/Visa Credit cards issued by any bank)
  • ICICI Bank Direct Debit
  • HDFC Bank Direct Debit
  • IDBI Bank Direct Debit
  • Citibank Debit card
  • Bank Of Punjab Direct Debit
  • Oriental Bank Of Commerce Direct Debit (at select branches of OBC)
  • UTI Bank Direct Debit
  • State Bank of India Direct Debit
  • Centurion Bank Direct Debit
  • Punjab National Bank Direct Debit
  • ABN Amro Bank Direct Debit
  • Corporation Bank Direct Debit
  • Federal Bank Direct Debit
  • Syndicate Bank Direct Debit
  • ITZ Cash Direct Debit
  • Union Bank Of India
  • IndusInd Bank

~ Wait for the confirmation of your booking.

~ Take a print-out of the electronic reservation slip.

Note: Please carry along the identity card mentioned at the time of booking on the day of travel.  

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