New Delhi: With an eye on the growing usage of mobile applications, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched its official Android app 'IRCTC Connect' that would allows passengers to book railway tickets.
The app can be used for various other services like checking reservation status, train schedules, train routes, ticket availability, ticket cancellation, booking history and recent history among others.
The App is available for free download on Google Play India. The 12MB IRCTC Connect is compatible on phones running Android 4.1 and above.
The IRCTC service website says, "The wait is over!! You deserved, we developed."
"Enjoy the never before experience just by swipe and shuffle, select and book", it has added.
It may be recalled that in the month of August IRCTC had launched a new application to book tickets for BlackBerry smartphone users.
There are about 31 crore reserve tickets being booked in a year out of which 55 percent tickets are sold through windows. While 37 percent tickets are booked online, eight percent are being booked by ticketing agents.