Now you can book your Indian railway ticket on heavy loaded IRCTC website within 1 minute by using mobile version of IRCTC website instead of regular website of IRCTC.
If you try to open IRCTC website (www.irctc.co.in ) on normal browser, most of the time you will find that the website is too slow. Most probably from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM or 10:00 to 10:30 AM (Tatkal ticket booking start time) you will not be able to book any train ticket because IRCTC website becomes too much slow during this peak hour. Generally you will not be able to book Tatkal ticket because of slow running of IRCTC website.
To tackle this problem here is most reliable method to book your train ticket from IRCTC website (mobile version) quickly without any problem in very less time even during peak hour.
Suppose you want to book ticket on opening day of booking or want to book Tatkal ticket on next day at 8:00 AM, you need to get prepared much before 8:00 AM
You need to get prepared in following steps. (much before 8:00 AM, when load on IRCTC website irctc.co.in is less)
Step 1. Keep your profile at irctc website updated. Keep passenger list information ready at USER PROFILE > Master list of passenger (by doing this you need not require to fill the details of passenger at the time of booking, you just need to select the passenger so you will save a lot of time).
Step 2. Keep ready the short code name of destination and starting station name. For example short code name of Delhi station is “DLI”. (by doing this, you only need to type short name of starting station and destination station, so you will save time).
Step 3. Keep ready DEBIT CARD number or CREDIT Card details or online banking account details, because these are the fastest way to make payment. www.irctc.co.in/mobile. (this mobile version of IRCTC will open in browser made for mobile phone as well as in other browser of PC/laptop).
Now here is the steps to book ticket
STEP 4. If normal IRCTC website (irctc.co.in) will be slow, there is mobile version of IRCTC website also which is very fast and will never hang. You need to open mobile browser of website by typing below url in address bar of the browser of your mobile or PC/Laptop.
www.irctc.co.in/mobile. (this mobile version of IRCTC will open in browser made for mobile phone as well as in other browser of PC/laptop).
STEP 5: Login into your IRCTC account. After submitting details it will lead to payment page, fill the information and submit, you will get your train ticket. Here the example screen shot while booking the ticket.
So in this way you will never miss any train ticket booking because of slow running of IRCTC website.
The help file for using mobile version of IRCTC is here http://www.services.irctc.co.in/betaDoc/UserGuideIRCTC.pdf