The Indian Railways prides on having the largest rail network in Asia and the world's second largest under one management. The website of the Indian Railways (External website that opens in a new window) provides detailed information regarding route maps, train schedules, and reservation status for various trains operating in different regions in the country.
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) provides the facility to book train tickets online and also provides details on a variety of schemes and special offers. In order to book train tickets through the IRCTC website (External website that opens in a new window), you need to be a registered user. Complete details regarding the registration procedure are also available on the website.