How To Book Train Tickets In India By Mobile SMS and ICICI Bank SB Account

India’s largest Private sector Bank – ICICI Bank

has launched on 13th August 2013, an SMS-based Trains Tickets Booking Service in partnership with “IRCTC”

 and the “Bharat BPO Services Limited”,

a Spice Digital Group Company.

The following are the Steps for booking Train Tickets by Mobile “SMS”:-

Send an SMS :

  • From the Mobile Number already registered with the “IRCTC” website
  • To the Number- “139” in the following Format:
  • BOOK (upto 6 passengers)ICICI
For Example:
For Booking a Train Ticket in Train Number 22105/Indrayani SF Express (From Mumbai CST To Pune Junction):
  • From Kalyan Junction/KYN
  • To Pune Junction/PUNE
  • For Mr.Rakesh
  • Gender: Male
  • Age: 55 years
  • In Second Class Sitting/2 S
  • Date of Travel: 30th August 2013
  • By SMS through ICICI Bank.
Send an SMS Message as given below:
BOOK 22105 KYN PUNE 3008 2S Rakesh 55 M ICICI
After successful delivery of the above SMS to  the Number:“139”, the user will receive a text with the following details:
  • Transaction ID
  • Ticket amount
  • IRCTC service charges
  • Total amount payable and
  • Seat availability.
After receiving this SMS,
the subscriber will have to send  another SMS to 139 for making the payment in the following format:
After the online/mobile  payment is processed, a Final Confirmation will be sent to the subscriber.
According to the ICICI Bank, this “SMS Trains Tickets Booking Services of the ICICI Bank in partnership with the IRCTC and the Bharat BPO will provide a convenient way of booking Train Tickets without the use of Internet.
According to the Bharat BPO Services, this innovative service will make the Train Tickets bookings easy for the passengers as they can book for train tickets from anywhere, which would be a new dimension in the use of mobile phone services.

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