How to order fresh food on the train for a large group


It is said that a journey is measured in friends, rather than miles. And if you’re one of those people who love travelling in large groups, then you must be familiar with the struggle of getting the logistics right. Travel with IRCTC and you’ll never have to worry about food again. The best way to avoid those hunger pangs is by ordering fresh food on the train for your entire group. Don’t think it’s possible? Try IRCTC e-Catering ‘Group Food Service’.

Ideally suited for a group of minimum 15 people, this service allows you to order bulk meals as per your requirement. All you have to do is follow these simple steps.

  1. When you are looking fresh food in train then simple, order online via IRCTC eCatering “Food on Track” app or visit the official IRCTC eCatering website i.e. and click on ‘Group Food Booking’ on the top right corner of the page.

  2. Now fill in all the relevant details like your name, mobile number, number of passengers, date of journey, PNR and food preference, if any.

  3. After this, select your choice of language, hit submit, and sit back and relax. You’ll receive a call back from one of our executives within the next 24 hours.

  4. Once you choose some meals from the list of available options and confirm your order, you’ll be redirected to payment.

  5. As soon as we receive the advance payment, we’ll notify the restaurant to start preparing your order and it will be delivered directly to your train berth/seat, right on time.

Who would have thought fresh food delivery on train, that too for a large group could be this easy? The IRCTC eCatering’s ‘Group Food Service’ comes in handy while providing customized services to large groups of members belonging to armed forces, police, PSU, companies, governments, organizations as well as other departments and organisations. It is also perfect for tour groups, mid-size corporate groups, students on educational tours as well as a group of religious pilgrims. And let’s not forget about wedding parties. If you’re travelling with your entire family to the wedding venue, then this service will be everything you’ve ever wanted and more. Get customized meals such as delicious biryani, fulfilling thalis or exotic Thai curries to make your train journey a true celebration!

It is rightly said that friends that travel together, stay together. So, don’t let anything come in the way of having an epic vacation. Gather all your friends and make lasting memories on a beautiful train journey. To make travel better with friends, order food for travelling in the train through IRCTC eCatering’ ‘Group Food Service’. And if you’re travelling alone, you can choose value combo meals or get food box delivery on train using the IRCTC ‘Food On Track’ app. Just download it from the App Store/ Play Store to order fresh food on the train without any hassle. Alternatively, you can visit or call on 1323 to place your food orders. To know more about IRCTC eCatering ‘Group Food Service’, visit