Indian Trains Search on Mobile Gets Simpler
NEW DELHI, April 12, 2013
NEW DELHI, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
iXiGO.com Launches Much-awaited Train Search App for Android
iXiGO.com , India's leading travel planning & search engine, announced the
launch of its much-awaited trains search app - Indian rail & trains . This
app, which is an android-first, simplifies the lives of travelers by allowing
them to get real-time information for all Indian Railway trains at their
fingertips. Developed by iXiGO.com's in-house travel technology experts, the
Indian rail & trains app is an extremely fastand useful mobile app that takes
the pain away from finding train tickets.
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Indian rail & trains app allows users to access all information they would
need to book their train tickets, without wasting precious time waiting for
webpages to load. Packed in an uncomplicated, easy to use format, the mobile
app is loaded with rich features such as trains search by destinations or
train numbers, train routes & timings, real time seat availability status for
all journey classes, faresand PNR status. With information for over 2000
trains, the app pulls out data at an unbelievably fast speed, thus saving
timeand effort for the users.
Speaking about the app's launch, Rajnish Kumar, CTO & Co-Founder, iXiGO.com,
said, "Getting quick andrelevant information for train connectivity, routes,
classes, fares and availability has been, for many years, one of the most
frustrating and difficult tasks in India. To solve this pain point experienced
by millions of travelers, we built this app in just under five weeks, and are
proud to say that it is the fastest, most usable and comprehensive app for
train information search in India."
Powered by iXiGO.com, Indian rail & trains app allows you to find trains by
typing in your boardingand destination stations or by simply giving the train
number. Using the route mapand schedule chart, one can choose the correct
trains at the click of a button. A unique feature of Indian rail & trains app
is its Seat/Berth map that provides users a virtual map of the train to help
find the most convenient seats and berths. Further, the app allows users to
add trains to their Favourites list to create a ready reference guide to
effectively plan their current and future trips.
Saurabh Srivastava, VP, Product & Marketing Strategy, iXiGO.com said, "Over
100 million Indian passengers search for train information either online or on
a mobile device. It was high time someone came up with an easy-to-use app for
the common Indian traveler for alleviating their existing pain points and
frustration. Indian rail & trains is India's most definitive app for train
travelers and intact with iXiGO's philosophy of 'simplifying the lives of
travelers'. We're seeing hundreds of downloads on day zero!"
Available only on Android phones currently, the Indian rail & trains app can
be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store at
works on all popular devices.
iXiGO.com is India's leading travel planning and search website, voted as the
Product of the Year 2013, in the Travel & Holiday Planner/Advisor category.
Launched in 2007 by IIT, INSEAD and Amadeus alumni, iXiGO.com's vision is to
simplify the life of travelers through innovative travel products for Internet
& mobile. The website searches, aggregates and curates travel information
across hundreds of travel sites and allows travelers to access relevant
information on tourist destinations, places to visit, things to do, modes of
transport, driving directions, hotels, restaurants, weather and more.
iXiGO.com has launched many industry-first innovations and won several
prestigious awards and recognitions from TiE, NASSCOM, BusinessToday, Red
Herring & Mint. iXiGO is an investee company of SAIF Partners & MakeMyTrip
Limited. For more information, visit www.ixigo.com and keep up with updates on
Facebook - www.facebook.com/ixigocom and Twitter - www.twitter.com/ixigorocks
Primary Media Contact: Saurabh Srivastava, firstname.lastname@example.org , 91-124-4617884
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