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Book Trains with Confirmed Availability on IRCTC in 3 steps only

If you want to find trains on IRCTC (online railway booking website) quickly  with confirmed availability of seats than you must follow the instructions given here. 
After reading and following the instruction given here you will almost always get a confirmed reservation in one of the available trains between the two stations you desire to travel.
So, let's get started.  (Note: there is no need to login on irctc pages for finding trains, availability and fare).
Step 1. Go to railway website train search section by using the following link https://www.irctc.co.in/nget/train-search. You will see something like this, a form that helps you search trains online.


Step 2: Now enter all the details in fields provided on the form. Two fields, namely "From" and "To" are mandatory to fill in order to search a train. Other fields are "Date", "Class of Travel", and there are couple of other options viz "Flexible With Date" and "DIVYAANG&q…

Indian railway crossing that is unique

Today, we are going to tell you about one of  the unique railway crossing's in India. Railway crossing, as you must be aware of, is a place where people cross railway tracks to go to other side.

Indian railways, and many railways across the world, provide some infrastructure at such crossings to ensure safety of people while they cross rail tracks.  This is usually done by fitting couple of gates at either sides.

The railway crossing gates are opened and shut by a railway employee called - 'Railway Gate Man'. These days many of the crossings are equipped with automatic gates that can operate without the presence of a human being.



But still there are many such crossings in India where gates are opened and closed by a human being i.e. a gate man.

One of such manually operated railway crossing lies in state of Punjab in India.  But it is unique.

You must be wondering what could be unique about a railway gate/ crossing?

Well, while this crossing of railway is manually operate…