IRCTC Old Website Login Trick: IRCTC is Indian Railway Ticket Booking platform which recently changed their website launched a new look.
The new IRCTC website design is much smoother and user-friendly. But some people are facing a delay in loading and some don’t like the new look.
For those people, we have a trick to bypass the redirect of IRCTC website from old to new look.
That means when you go to the old login page of IRCTC website –
It immediately redirects you to the new website –
IRCTC Old Website Login Page Redirect
When you open old link of IRCTC website login page, you will get redirected to the new website.
This is done using Meta Refresh tags present in the IRCTC old website login homepage.
Using this meta tag they are redirecting you from old login page to new one. This is performed as soon as the page starts loading.
We have found a way to bypass this redirect.
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Now there is one Chrome extension in Web Store called as “Auto Refresh Blocker” claiming to disable the refresh. But I personally tried it and it doesn’t work on irctc old website login page link.
So here is a different and working approach –
How to Guide for IRCTC Old Website Login
1) At first, go to this secret irctc website link –
2) Refresh Captcha and log in as usual to your account using your irctc id and password.
3) When you click login you will be redirected to this page with this error –
It will show “Invalid User” error. Don’t worry just press on OK button.
4) Again refresh Captcha and you can log in to old IRCTC website as usual.
Yes, it is as easy as 4 steps you just read.
Or you can watch this video tutorial for more clarification –
Conclusion on IRCTC Old Version Sign In
I hope you liked this guide on how to login to the old website of IRCTC railway ticket booking portal. If you still have any query then you can leave your comments below. I will try my best to solve it asap.
Few of the benefits of using the old site is that –
- Few online tatkal booking Chrome extensions are not working on new website. Hence, to make it work you can use this trick to access the old website.
- New website loads slow for some people. So for them, they can access IRCTC old version on PC.
Please note that this trick will work only till this secret link is not taken down. Also, if IRCTC does not remove their old coding files. Till then enjoy this old website look. :)
So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and book your rail ticket from old IRCTC website. Have a safe journey :)