IRCTC join hands with ItzCash to facilitate instant tele-booking
  • Book rail tickets from home at just a phone call away
  • Single window information through universal no. 139
  • All calls charged at one rate from anywhere in India.
  • Interaction with professionally trained agents in Hindi, English and regional languages

Mumbai December 5, 2008: IRCTC has entered into an alliance with ItzCash to facilitate rail bookings for its huge customer base. The purpose of this tie up is to bring convenience to long distance travelers across the country. This premium service can be availed by dialing 139 which is a 24x7service available 365days.  However, the ticket booking can be done between 0500 hrs to 2330 hrs.

Dial 139 will now serve as a secured and convenient mode of booking tickets. Consumers can dial this number from landline or cellular phone, thus eliminating the need of carrying cash for booking tickets and avoiding long queues at the booking counters. The alliance also provides an opportunity to the masses not having access to internet to buy railway tickets. With this service, consumers can now have the freedom of not paying any extra money to the agent.

Dial 139 provides absolute security in transaction and ensures that the money is credited back on the ItzCash Card on cancellation of tickets. For delivery of tickets, the consumer can opt for an i-ticket wherein the ticket is delivered at home or an e-ticket.

On the occasion of providing this facility, Mr. Naveen Surya, Managing Director, ItzCash Card Ltd says, “We believe we are a facilitator and want to reach across a broad spectrum of customers across different socio-economic strata. We believe in bringing value to our partner and this partnership aims to increase the number of transactions at IRCTC. ItzCash aims to bring a new universe of customers to IRCTC.”

Dial 139 provides basic services like PNR enquiry for reservation, accommodation availability, fare enquiry, status of the trains currently running and Trains between stations. One can also send a SMS on 56300 and get all your information about PNR Enquiry and Train Arrival / Departure Enquiry.

ItzCash Card, a multi-utility pre-paid card aims to bring a revolution and change in the lives of people by enabling safe transactions and facilitates secure payments ranging from on-line train & air-line ticket bookings, payment of energy & telephone bills, mobile pre-paid top-ups and post-paid bill without any hassles and thus will be a smart option as a potential tool of payment in the coming future.

About ItzCash:

ItzCash Card Ltd, India’s only “Multi Purpose Prepaid Cash Card” part of the Essel Group was established in 2004 having an annual turnover of Rs.1047 crores.

ItzCash is another successful venture that has innovated the entire paradigm of payment solutions across the web and the mobile. The Card offers a portfolio of customized e-commerce & m-commerce solutions in the B2B & B2C space. The card is highly renowned for its services, technology, safety & Security, reliability and ever-increasing business alliances.  ItzCash Card by enables safe e-transactions and facilitates secure payments ranging from on-line train & air-line ticket bookings, payment of energy & telephone bills, mobile pre-paid top-ups and post-paid bill.

For further information please contact:

ItzCash Card Limited

Sampark Public Relations

Megha Gupta - 9920063473

Sunita Libera- 9821992518

Amay Kudyadi - 9833138808

Ankita Shethia- 9833823731