Nowadays, the railway is the most important means of transport. Every day more than 23 million people use a train to commute over 115,000 km of distance. People use trains for different reasons such as reaching a long-distance destination, for family trips, business travels, and in all this time is the most important factor. We manage our schedules according to the travel timings and no one likes to reach their destination late. The Central Railway used the technology very well and provided every user the access to track the status of there trains. They introduced a mobile application that each can access who so ever is having an android or ios version phone. NTES(National train Enquiry System) is the application that you can easily download from the play store and can use it to track the status and many more.
Know about national train enquiry system
NTES(National train Enquiry System) is a very user-friendly application, this application was introduced by Centre of Railway Information System. The main advantage of this application is that it is an official application by the central railways, so you can trust the information that is provided to you by this app. You can also access this application by visiting the website enquiry.indianrail.gov.in. This application is available free of cost, you don’t have to pay any charges for any feature. All the features are available for all the users. This application is also not language bounded, as this application is available in English and Hindi both. If a user is not comfortable with the English language, he/she can switch the language to Hindi and can use it very easily.
Let’s go through the features of this application
The most important feature of this application is to update you regarding the train running status. You can spot your train by putting the 5 digit train number or you can use the name of the train. This app can show the status on the map as well, which can easily help you to judge the status of train running status. This application gets updated very quickly and you have to just refresh it every few minutes and it can give you the updated timings and running status for trains. If the train is running late, it will show the time by how much the train is running late. You can plan accordingly and can manage your travel.
If you are not sure about the train you can use the Live Station feature, which can give you the information regarding the number of trains reaching the location and can update you on the arrival and departure time of that specific train for that station. It can also give the platform number through which you can board the train. You choose the time range like the upcoming 2 hours or 4 hours which can tell you the number of trains reaching that city in the coming 2 or 4 hours.
Some other features of NTES
This application gives you the feature to manage your favorites and also save the train schedule like if you travel between the same location or train frequently, you can save the train number or the name and can easily track it with just a few taps.
The NTES application helps you to plan your trip by getting the complete detail about the train or by knowing the trains which run between the specific cities. Through this app, you can access every city and can know the trains arriving and departing from these cities.
Sometimes due to bad weather or some technical mishaps, the trains get cancelled or gets diverted, you can also find the list of those trains, which are cancelled or whose routes are diverted. It can help you to manage your travel really well.
This application works on the internet connectivity of the cellphone if in case you have a data connection or a wi-fi connection. It actually works from the central railway information system and to give you the updated information you must have good internet connectivity. This application doesn’t work offline.
This application also has the notification tab, which will help you to notify you about your train. It will give you an on-time notification about your saved trains. It will update you on the train running status which will avoid you from getting late.