When the train journeys started in India, it used to work with steam engines and it has developed through time till they become electric express trains. Thanks to modern technology, the Indian Railways have now their distinguished revolutionary concept to the extent that you can have your reservation while you are at home using the internet. No doubt, this is a very brave step; especially when you talk about a country where internet illiteracy is so high.
In order to make it easier for the passengers and to reduce the over crowdedness usually seen in so long queues, as passengers keep jostling in their attempt to find the right train, Indian authorities have applied the online railways reservation system. The new system includes all the information needed by any passenger, destinations, coach classes, etc. As a passenger, you will feel that tickets are waiting for you, and it is just a click. The so-called e-ticket is immediately delivered to the client through his e-mail. In India, travelling by train is a pleasing adventure as railways there extend throughout the country. It is very astonishing to know that more than 1.5 million people work in this system in the country.
For those who want to spend some time in India, rather for work or vacation, here are some tips that you need to know. The first thing you will need an internet access to visit the website of the Indian Railways and to book your own ticket. If you do not have internet access, you will have to visit one of the tourist bureaus in tourist areas and big cities. It is very useful for you to know that Rajdhani or Shatabdi trains are of the best classes ever in India. The first runs at night giving you the chance to get some sleep and the latter runs through the day. If you are a budget-conscious traveler, you can consider Express, Mail, and Ordinary trains. They are of low quality but are so useful.