When It Comes To Fresh Food Delivery On Train, IRCTC eCatering Is In A League Of Its Own


Train travel is most preferred mode of travel these days as they provide comfortable journeys whether they be short or long. Moreover, when it comes to having a journey that provides you an opportunity to interact with fellow good folks and courteous staff Indian railways is in a league of its own. A good conversation, cordial warmth, on time arrival and departure and delicious train food (rail khana) are all important factors of a good journey which IRCTC strives to provide day in and day out.

Food in train IRCTC is provided through its eCatering initiative under which it has partnered with more than 500 restaurants that serve food which conforms to all FSSAI standards when it comes to hygiene and safety. Once can order from the official website or app with the steps to order from the app as follows:

  1. Provide your PNR Number to get list of vendors serving food on your route

  2. Select stations to search for multiple dishes from various restaurants food menu.

  3. Add food items from your selected restaurant’s menu to the cart.

  4. Review your order prior to confirmation.

  5. Mention your Personal details to confirm your order.

  6. Pay for your food via Cash On Delivery (COD) payment mode.

Here are several types of cuisine, which are provided by IRCTC E-catering service for online food delivery on train.

North Indian food- If you are a lover of north Indian cuisine then you will get some delicious food items, which are cooked with exotic spices and herbs. You can also choose the type of food ex. Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian. In Non-Veg category passengers can enjoy fresh delightful chicken and mutton dishes and when it comes to vegetarian cuisine mouth-watering dal makhani, laccha parantha, mix vegetable, choley bhature, bhindi do pyaza and many more can be ordered.

Chinese food– If you love to eat Chinese food then you have numerous options available. IRCTC’s app provides you various options of Chinese restaurants, where expert chef makes appetizing dishes. One can order dishes like chowmein, kung pao chicken, wonton soup, stir fried chicken, chow-chow and more

Jain food– IRCTC also offers its Jain passengers special Jain food. This food is specially prepared without onion and garlic.

Mughlai– Mughals have been always famous for its architecture and flavorful food. Most people love to eat Mughlai dishes, if you are one of them and want to enjoy your favorite Mughlai food while traveling then go to IRCTC’s food app. Mughlai dishes like chicken tikka, afghani chicken, tandoori chicken, biryani, murg massallam, aloo gosht, keema matar, shahi panner can be ordered.

Fast food– Do you want to enjoy some delightful fast food and crispy snacks during your train journey then IRCTC’s mobile food app is the best way to satisfy your hunger pangs. Snacks like sandwiches, burgers, cheese fingers, milkshakes, subs, pastries, fries can be ordered.

When you are accepting fresh food delivery on train from a delivery executive keep in mind that he will be well dressed and with enter the station premises confidently as there have been cases of people accepting and paying executive who are just selling near station premises without authority and are sooner or later thrown out by the railway staff.