Train’s tend to be late most of time and thus waste our time by making us wait for hours. But now Indian rail users can get real-time train running status on their hands, Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), has launched an Windows App for Windows 8 Desktop and Windows Phone that offers rain-running related and real-time status queries for all trains in India.

The National Train Enquiry System (NTES) App offers users with real-time status of Trains running in the country along with other features including

  • Spot Your Train – that allow you to track any train running in the country by its name or train number.
  • Live Station – it offers train schedules from a particular railway station of your choice with option to filter according to train type and time.
  • Train Schedule – schedule of a particular train alone with the real-time train running status, stoppages enroute and its scheduled arrival/departure at the station, distance and day count.
  • Cancelled Trains – real-time updated list of cancelled trains
  • Diverted Trains – real-time updated list of diverted trains with current running status
  • Rescheduled Trains – real-time updated list of trains that have been rescheduled to another time.
Indian Railway unveils Windows App to track real-time Train Schedules

National Train Enquiry System is Indian railways’ back-end which provides valuable information to the public about train schedules on a near real-time basis through various medium like online website (, nationwide unique rail enquiry number 139, mobile website and Apps, touch screens kiosks, enquiry counters and display boards at stations.

Microsoft has provided support for CRIS to build the NTES App for Windows Phone and Windows 8 desktop. One can download the NTES app from Windows 8 Store and Windows Phone store.

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