Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC), a public sector undertaking of the Ministry of Railways, has launched Cash on Delivery (CoD) service for e-tickets w.e.f. 01.01.2015 on pilot basis. The salient features of the scheme are as under:

♠ Under this scheme, the customer books the tickets online through the following channels and opts for Cash on Delivery service or may make online payment:


ii.    Bookmytrain App on Android platform.

iii.   Bookmytrain App on Windows platform.

iv.   Bookmytrain App on BlackBerry platform.

v.    Bookmytrain App on iOS platform.

♠ The customer can book tickets up to five days prior to commencement of journey.

Introduction of the scheme for facilitating the passengers and its proliferation based on feedback is a continuous and ongoing process.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today. (Source-PIB)

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    1. Varaprasad Daitha says:

      Thank you sir Yashesh Ashok Jakhelia ji. I did not think in the manner you suggested. Any way I am happy one side of my brain is activated and I heartily and really thank you for this.

    1. Varaprasad Daitha says:

      Even the up to 5 days in advance could not be implemented because the e-ticket for door delivery will take a minimum of 2 days.

  1. Varaprasad Daitha says:

    The scheme does not work because it provides for booking 5 days in advance of the date of journey. As per the present practice the reservation in general quota are filled faster before the 5 days stipulated period. The commuters cannot book under TATKAL because it opens just 1 day before the date of journey. Then how can a traveler book a ticket under COD scheme?

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