Rail Saarthi - Indian Railways Mobile App

Rail Saarthi - Mobile Application to book tickets, enquire availability, fare enquire, train running, pnr status, air ticket booking

RAIL SAARTHI - Which stands for "Synergized Advanced Application Rail Travel Help and Information". Which is useful to book tickets reserved and unreserved, enquiry, meal orders and cleaning facilities in trains. Currently Indian railways having so many mobile applications like IRCTC and UTS, they want to combine and come up with a single app across the board for all services. Railways Central Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu launched this mobile app on July 14th, this app is called as Rail Saarthi, this app will have features like safety measures for women, anyone can submit complaints or suggestions to improve the railway services and facilities as per Suresh Prabhu. Booking of air ticket also incorporated in this app as per Suresh Prabhus, with this app you can book the porter while reaching to station, retiring room facilities, you can book food apart from train and flight tickets. This app was developed by Center for Railway Information System (CRIS).

Currently seems only android version only released, we need to wait for some more days for IOS version. While launching the app railway minister said quota reserved for differently abled persons in 3AC, increasing the advanced booking for foreigners from 120 days to 365 days.

How to use the Rail Saarthi Railway App:

Go to play store from mobile or desktop search for rail saarthi and install it, it is just 3.5 MB file. Quickly we can install it. Once you launch the app it will prompt for you whether you want to book reserved tickets or unreserved tickets, once you choose on reserved tickets it will redirect you to install IRCTC app and if you choose unreserved then it will redirect you to install UTS (unreserved ticketing system) as below. You can use UTS/IRCTC credentials to login then you have to generate a pin so that you can login easily for next time. On the home page you will be having four options like ticketing, enquiry, affiliated services and feedback as shown in the below image

Rail Saarthi Mobile App home page showing available services


We can book either reserved or unreserved tickets using this rail saarthi mobile app, however you have to install UTS and IRCTC applications to utilise this service, for unreserved you can book for general train tickets and mmts train tickets also. Currently some stations only it is displaying, Indian Railways will update soon all the station details. Where as for reserved tickets IRCTC application will be launched

Booking reserved and unreserved tickets using Rail Saarthi Mobile App


We can get the details like seat availability, fare enquiry, train current running status and pnr status information using this enquiry option

enquiry services like fare, seat, running status, pnr status

Affiliated Services

With this affiliated services feature we can book flight tickets, book food through irctc catering service, we can book tour packages and retiring rooms also incase any delays in the train schedule

affiliated services like food, tour package and retiringroom


We can provide the feedback through twitter and request for cleaning the coaches if it is dirty, and we can suggest or we can give complaints any rail related services are not proper

feedback services like cleaning, complaints and suggestions