IRCTC: Railway Board has received many such complaints that when the train was late, the passenger kept sleeping in the train and could not get down at the station where he had to get down. Railway has started this facility to get rid of any such problem.
Indian Railways Destination Alert: People often prefer to travel by train on long distance journeys. There are two reasons for this, firstly, there is less fatigue in the night journey and sleep is completed comfortably. Passenger facilities are constantly being improved by the Railways. The plan of Indian Railways is to run 400 cm high speed trains in the next two years. By August 15, 2023 itself, preparations are on to connect 75 cities with Vande Bharat trains.
There will be no fear of missing the station
Apart from this, Railways has started many facilities including Wi-Fi, escalators at many stations. With another service of the railway, you will be able to sleep peacefully at night. You will not be afraid of missing the station under any circumstances. But for this you will have to subscribe to this service of the railways and pay a fixed charge for it.
Will be able to sleep peacefully in the journey
Keeping in mind the passengers traveling at night, this service has been started by the Railways. Under this facility, you will be woken up 20 minutes before the arrival of the station at which you have to get down. With this, you will be able to sleep peacefully in the journey and you will not have to worry about missing the station. The name of this railway service is ‘destination alert wake up alarm’.
Facility started after these complaints
In fact, the Railway Board received many such complaints that when the train was late, the passenger kept sleeping in the train and could not get down at the station where he had to get down. Railway has started this facility to get rid of any such problem. The benefit of this service can be taken through the inquiry service of 139 number.
Will be woken up 20 minutes earlier
If you also want to avail this service, you can call on the 139 number inquiry system and ask for the facility of alert. This facility will be available from 11 pm to 7 am. Anyone can take advantage of this. In this, you will be picked up 20 minutes before the train reaches the station. For this you have to pay only Rs.
This is how you can avail this service
To start the ‘Destination Alert Wakeup Alarm’ facility, one has to call the IRCTC helpline 139. After selecting the language you have to press 7 and then 2 for destination alert. Enter 10 digit PNR when asked. Dial 1 to confirm it.