The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is the official online ticketing partner for Indian Railways. They are responsible for the booking and cancellation of tickets for trains in India. The IRCTC website and mobile app may be down for maintenance at certain times. The maintenance schedules are usually announced by the IRCTC in advance on their website and social media platforms.
During the maintenance time, the website and mobile app may be unavailable for a period of time and users may not be able to book or cancel tickets. The maintenance is usually done to update the system and improve the performance. The maintenance time can vary and it can be for a few hours or for a full day or more, it depends on the type of maintenance work.
It’s important to check the official website of the IRCTC or their social media platforms for any announcements regarding maintenance time and plan accordingly. Also, to avoid last minute inconvenience, it’s advisable to book or cancel your tickets well in advance.