A historial record of nearly 572000 train tickets got sold online in a single day for the Railways.
IRCTC introduced SMS-based ticketing had good bookings of diwali train ticket for this year 2014.
Those travelers who couldn’t get 2014 deepavali ticket went sad turning black to scolding irctc website servers.
The One-way train fares to Kolkata were priced at 6000 – 8000 between October 31 and November 2.
The 60-day open window ticket system by irctc for this diwali saw thousands of tickets booked early in the morning and thousands going waitlisted in the evening.
The train destinations such as Mumbai, New Delhi, Kochi & Hyderabad were the fast reservation of the day.
These e-tickets from irctc were numbered to 7200 which is the highest ever tickets sold in one day.
Nearly two thousand tickets per minute have booked went on upto ten minutes.