It was founded in April 16, 1853. It is an Indian state-owned enterprise, owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways. It operates both long distance and suburban rail systems . It is the world’s ninth largest commercial or utility employer, by number of employees, with over 1.4 million employees.
Indian railways Train Enquiry System –
Official Indian Railways site for travelers using railways for taking holiday vacation trips, official trips, tours, and daily commute. Site provides train-running related and real-time status queries for all trains of India.
Passenger Current Status : http://www.indianrail.gov.in/pnr_Enq.html
Seat/berth availability : http://www.indianrail.gov.in/pnr_Enq.html