How to Check Indian Railways Time Table

By | August 13, 2013

Indian Railways TimeTable is essential for every frequent railway passenger. It is necessary to enquire which train to board, time of arrival and departure and several other details for successful journey.

There are innumerable sources for the official Indian Railways Schedule and Time Table. Let us have a glance over a few sources.

Online TimeTables

As a result of technology advancement and the increase availability of internet across the country, there is an increase in relevancy and demand for online railway schedule. Offline sources are almost abandoned.

Train Enquiry

Train Enquiry is an innovative next generation portal which displays real-time train location, schedule, availability status, e.t.c.


All you need to do is browse to, Input either the train number, Station Code or Arrival, Destination stations and choose the appropriate train from the results. You can know the real-time updated status, expected arrival time and location of a certain train.

It is an official portal dedicated to provide complete information (Availability Status, PNR Status, Scheme information, Schedule, e.t.c).

Just browse to Train Schedule tab featured on the left sidebar, input the mandatory details and hit enter.

Offline TimeTables

Trains at  Glance

Trains at a Glance is an intuitive official handbook, which is published by Indian Railways ministry twice an year which provides complete information on important trains, station codes and schedule.

It classifies all important express trains (National wide) and complete information such as Arrival, Departure schedule, Train route, Class of Accommodation, e.t.c. This handbook is available at several major libraries and bookstores.

Zonal Schedule

Zonal Schedule covers complete comprehensive information of every train, including express as well as passenger trains. Each railway zone features it’s own Zonal Schedule or Time Table.

You can either purchase a hard copy. You can obtain the soft copy as well, by downloading the PDF file from it’s respective official website.

Indian Railways TimeTable on Android

There are numerous Android applications which can provide you a reliable alternative for Offline Train Time Tables. One of the most popular and grossing application is IndianRailway Offline, published by Jane Fernandes.

It is packed with numerous intriguing features. It is an offline version, which doesn’t require an active internet access. All you need to do is input your origin or destination station, Station code. You can download the app from the link illustrated below.

Download Free TimeTable for Android

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