Extending its utility search offerings, Rediff.com, India’s leading online portal, today announced the launch of an extremely easy and efficient search service to find seat availability and fares for trains in India. The ‘Rediff Trains Fare Search’ (http://indian-railways.rediff.com/index.php) service allows users to check availability of seats with fares, check PNR status, get detailed schedule of trains including real-time arrival and departure status by using a simple search engine query.
Rediff Trains fare search service will also offer users a comparative view of the lowest airfare for the choosen rail route within the same search query. For ex: (for a rail journey from Mumbai-to-Delhi – the search engine will give results for available trains for that particular day and also show the lowest air fare ticket available for the same date). This unique feature is introduced to help the users to choose their mode of travel depending on their budget and plan their journey more efficiently and conveniently.
In addition to this, Rediff Trains Fare Search takes away the pain of compulsory registration process and remembering difficult station codes by providing users with a predictive text support for all stations across India. Once the user has confirmed the destination and date of travel Rediff Train fare search shows all the possible options and details of the journey in just one click.
The Rediff Trains fare search data is consistent with the records maintained by the Indian Railway authorities. Once the user has finalized the appropriate train and wants to book the tickets, the service gives the users options to book the tickets either through IRCTC site or through travel agents whose details are also available on the system.