IRCTC’s Tatkal bookings hit after web site, app shut for upkeep; passengers take to Twitter with complaints
Passengers have been enraged over the best way IRCTC chosen the morning hours because the timing for upkeep of the positioning as it’s the peak time for reserving Tatkal tickets, in keeping with ET Now.
Passengers can ebook Tatkal tickets on-line at 10 am for all AC courses and at 11 am for all non-AC courses each day.
The IRCTC web site was not responding and the display screen displayed website upkeep message which acknowledged, “Due to maintenance activity E-Ticketing is not available please try later for cancellation/ file TDS. ”
Following the breakdown of the IRCTC ticket reserving website, passengers took to Twitter to vent their ire on the Railways.
Passengers flayed IRCTC and Railways for not informing prematurely concerning the shutting down of the web site for upkeep. Some even complained that they might not forged their vote because the final and seventh part of the Lok Sabha elections is to be held on 19 May.
Moreover, it’s summer time trip time and lots of people plan their journey immediately counting on the Tatkal facility.
Manu Krishnan, a passenger, was scathing on Twitter and mentioned if the Railways do not know how one can deal with thousands and thousands of requests at a time for Tatkal, then it was time they went and learnt about know-how from some ‘good firm’.
@IRCTCofficial when you have no idea how one can deal with million requests at a time for Tatkal, go and be taught know-how with some good firm. why reserving expenses for each ticket. Am paying for it! Very dangerous service #irctc pic.twitter.com/jU510dqkrf
— Manu Krishnan (@man_thoughtfuel) May 16, 2019
Abhijeet Pahapalkar, one other passenger, tweeted, “Why IRCTC booking website is down for maintenance reason on as such peak time. Have tried to book Tatkal ticket and app and site both didn’t allow me to login. what a pathetic service #IRCTC @PiyushGoyal”
Why IRCTC reserving web site is down for upkeep cause on as such peak time. have tried to ebook tatkal ticket and app and website each did not permit me to login. what a pathetic service #IRCTC@PiyushGoyalpic.twitter.com/BcmfvYlACh — Abhijeet Pahapalkar (@Abhi_Pahapalkar) May 16, 2019
Yogesh Gupte, a Twitter person, mentioned, “@narendramodi @PiyushGoyal @IRCTCofficial @TCS During Tatkal ticket booking website crashed!! First make the IT infrastructure very strong then it’s worth dream about running bullet trains!!!#IRCTC #LokSabhaElections2019.”
During Tatkal ticket reserving web site crashed!! First make the IT infrastructure very robust then it is value dream about operating bullet trains!!!#IRCTC#LokSabhaElections2019pic.twitter.com/joDfD5DSjR
— Yogesh Gupte (@yvgupte) May 16, 2019
Rishi Rawat, one other Twitter person, mentioned that IRCTC doesn’t inform the passengers about upkeep time and thus they waste their time by making an attempt.”
#IRCTC down once more. And the worst half is that they don’t inform you the upkeep time so preserve making an attempt and waste your time. @RailMinIndia @RailwaySeva pic.twitter.com/HIklxNEjAs — Rishi Rawat (@therishirawat) May 16, 2019
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