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Blog Entry# 1375680
Posted: Feb 21 2015 (11:11)

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Last Response: Feb 21 2015 (11:17)
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Feb 20 2015 (21:01)   Advance Booking of Cab and Porter at Secunderabad and Tirupati Stations before train arrival
 

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Advance Booking of Cab and Porter at Secunderabad and Tirupati Stations before train arrival
A novel initiative, to put an end to the hassles faced by the passengers in finding a cab or porter when they arrive at their destination by a train ie., a new service called Concierge Services has been introduced in South Central Railway at Secunderabad and Tirupati Railway Stations. Under this service, a passenger can book Cab and Porter at his destination station before his train arrives at this station.
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extended by the Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and will shortly be provided at Vijayawada and Guntur stations too.
Under this service, Passengers having confirmed train reservation can book these Cab / Porter 36 hours in advance on line at www.irctc.co.inand www.irctctourism.com. The services can be availed as a combo of both ie., cab and porter or cab services alone. After booking of the services by the passengers, the details of cab services and contact numbers will be intimated to them before their train arrives at the destinations. At these destination stations, the staff of IRCTC, will be available to ensure hassle free services to the passengers o­n arrival.
At Secunderabad, the Cab Services will be provided for passengers arriving by Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto and AP Express trains. Passengers reaching Secunderabad by these trains can book the Cab services at Secunderabad for two slabs ie., 0-20 km slab and 20-40 km slab in small and mid segment categories of vehicles.
At Tirupati, Cab services will be provided for Passenger arriving by trains coming from New Delhi, Secunderabad, Visakhapatnam and Mumbai. They can book cab services in Tirupati for various durations ie., 4 hours 40 kms; 8 hours 80 kms; and 12 hours 120 kms slabs. The facility can be availed for Indica, Qualis and Tempo categories of vehicles.
Subsequently, these Concierge Services will be extended by all trains. The Porter Chargeswill be applicable to two pieces of luggage weighing 40kgs and o­ne trolley load.

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Feb 21 2015 (11:11)
SRG
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Looks a good move...But short distance travelers say 10 Kms may have to shall out for 20 Kms have to see how the system works out.

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Feb 21 2015 (11:16)
SRG
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List Of Stations having this service as of now. Link click here
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BHUBANESWAR
CHANDIGARH
ERNAKULAM
GUWAHATI
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HOWRAH
JAIPUR
LUCKNOW
LUCKNOW JN
MADURAI
MUMBAI CENTRAL
MUMBAI CST
MYSORE
NEW DELHI
PATNA
SECUNDRABAD
TIRUPATI

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Feb 21 2015 (11:17)
SRG
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CONCIERGE SERVICE FAQS
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Link click here
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