ICICI Bank launches online rail ticket booking on its website

December 23, 2015




  • First bank in India to offer rail ticket booking on its website
  • Customers of any bank can use the facility
  • It will soon be available on the Bank’s mobile banking app, ‘iMobile’ as well as on its digital bank, ‘Pockets’

Mumbai: ICICI Bank Limited today announced the launch of a facility that allows users to book online rail tickets on its website www.icicibank.com. This facility is being offered in association with the Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC). ICICI Bank is the first bank in the country to offer such a facility on its website.

 

Customers of any bank can use this service to book online rail tickets on the Bank’s website itself, without visiting any other website.

 

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rajiv Sabharwal, Executive Director, ICICI Bank Limited, said: "ICICI Bank has been a pioneer in introducing innovative digital services for the convenience of its customers. Online rail ticket booking on the Bank’s website for customers of any bank is yet another exciting service for the rapidly growing digitally savvy customer base in India. This service will soon be also available on the bank’s mobile banking app, iMobile as well as on its digital bank on mobile phone, Pockets."

 

With this service, users can search for trains, book an e-ticket, cancel a reservation as well as check their PNR status among others. The website will display latest information for services including train options and ticket availability by connecting directly with the reservation system of the Indian Railways on a real time basis.

 

Users can pay for the rail tickets using their internet banking account, debit or credit card of any bank.

 

To avail this service, users have to do a one-time registration on the Bank’s website with their mobile number and user id registered with IRCTC. Subsequently, they can purchase the tickets directly from the Bank’s website.

 

To know more about this service, please visit http://www.icicibank.com/irctc.

 

The Bank services its large customer base through a multi-channel delivery network of 4054 branches, the largest among private sector banks, 12,964 ATMs (at September 30, 2015), call center, internet banking (www.icicibank.com), mobile banking, banking on Facebook & Twitter as well as its digital wallet, Pockets. For news and updates, visit www.icicibank.com and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ICICIBank

 

About ICICI Bank Ltd: ICICI Bank Ltd (NYSE:IBN) had consolidated total assets of US $ 132.17 billion at March 31, 2015. ICICI Bank's subsidiaries include India's leading private sector insurance companies and among its largest securities brokerage firms, mutual funds and private equity firms. ICICI Bank's presence currently spans 17 countries, including India.

 

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