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Dec 15, 2014

Trains at a Glance in PDF latest download

Trains at a glance is a timetable of trains of Indian railway which has the train schedule as well as information about latest rules and regulations of railway in India. It is compiled into a book that can be purchased from railway ticket counter at a price of Rs. 35. The train numbers, schedule, timetable is arranged in a series of tables so that it is easy for a reader to find what he is looking to find about the trains.

latest trains at a glance

The latest version of trains at a glance can also be downloaded online in pdf format and printed by the user so that it can be used whenever the requirement of finding the train schedule arises. The portable document format means that it can also be transmitted over various devises without having to worry about the underlying technology on which the devise operates.

The trains at a glance is not only useful for finding which trains are available across various stations of India but it also provide more useful information like, halting time of various trains on stations, distance between two railway stations, updates on railway rules, important information for travelers, and also how to book online tickets and cancel them on online railway reservation system explained at IRCTC login for next generation eticketing system in this blog some time ago.

The precise content that one can find in the online trains at a glance pdf, once downloaded are -

  1. How to use the timetable.
  2. Train route map with table numbers.
  3. Railway station index.
  4. Station code index.
  5. Train number index.
  6. Train name index.
  7. Duronto express information.
  8. Rajdhani and Shatabdi train information.
  9. Sampark Kranti trains information.
  10. Table index.
  11. Tables.
  12. Passenger Information.
  13. Railways and Tourism.
  14. Indian Railways map on back cover.
Trains at a Glance, is a handy guide bout out every year by the Ministry of Railways for the convenience of regular intercity and long distance travelers as well as foreign and domestic tourists, The timings of all the Mail/Express trains operated by Indian Railways are indicated in this book. However, the tables do not indicate all the stoppages of a train - only stoppages at important stations are shown. This publication does not include the timings of passenger (slow) trains, through and slip coach services. Users can refer to zonal timetables for these services.

The tables in this book (trains at a glance) will give you details about  the departure and arrival timings of trains, distance in kilometers and availability of pantry cars.


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