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Trainman - Check for Seat Availability on Trains in Minutes!

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Don't know your train number (PNR status)? Worried when the train is arriving?  Want to know the live running status but unable to follow? Want to know whether the seats are available or not in the train? Want to know how much it will cost you to go?

No more worries, please! You don't need to run to those brokers anymore! Become tension-free because Trainman is here to solve all of your existing problems related to the railways and offer you relief. It is a site where PNR status, seat availability, fare enquiry is possible by sitting at the comfort of your homes. Read the Trainman success story below to know more!

Company Highlights

  • Startup Name-Trainman
  • Headquarters-Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Sector-Travel
  • Founders-Vineet Chirania and Mohammad Amir
  • Founded-May 2014
  • Website-trainman.com

Trainman - About

Trainman is a one-stop-shop for checking PNR statuses of various required trains. It's used to check the predictions after the train tickets are booked on IRCTC. Searching for various stations in one train's route is also done here. The time the concerned trains stop at each station is mentioned within the app properly. It's the most preferable railway site for train's information.

Trainman - Founders And Team

Mohammad Amir and Vineet Chirania are the founders of Trainman.

Mohammad Amir is a graduate from IIT Roorkee who graduated in the year 2010. From class 6 he has been staying away from his home so he used to travel a lot by trains.

Vineet Chirania is also graduated from IIT Roorkee. He is from Gurgaon, Haryana, India. He is a techie-turned-entrepreneur and has got 9 years of experience in this technology and internet industry field. He has got deep knowledge and a special interest in the Indian Railways.

Trainman - Startup Story

All have heard the name of IRCTC very well. Here online booking for the railways is done but they don't provide you with all the information required for every passenger to know. Trainman helps you out here.  Now it's a compulsory app on every individuals mobile phone - the ones who travel by train a lot.

Trainman - Business Model

The company is very alert of itself and concerned with what it's doing. It provides data to its users for the prediction that is taking place every day, so that it's users can stay updated with the correct information and follow the changes happening. It provides trendy evidence to its users which is updated on a regular basis so that the users always remain updated rather than lagging behind with months-old information. It's done so that nobody misses anything and can take proper decisions.

Trainman - Revenue Model

The Trainman Revenue is derived from advertisements. It also has tied up with various relevant businesses like Cleartrip which is used for flight and hotel bookings. They also tied with Jugnoo which is used for auto booking. All these help the company to generate more and share more revenues. This way they can stay bootstrapped and run profitably. The app is available in 7 Indian languages so that everyone can have proper access to it. The annual revenue of Trainman $3 million.

Trainman - Funding And Investors

Trainman is bootstrapped and plans to stay so for as long as possible so tthey have raised $0 in the field of funding.

Trainman - Competitors

The top competitors of Trainman include WAmazing, PKFARE, Grupo CDV and Air Tickets.

Here all the companies mentioned above are private except one.

Air Tickets is a Subsidiary. They are the oldest ones among all competitors who came in 1949.

WAmazing is a technical travel and leisure platform. It came into existence in the year 2016.

PKFARE deals with travel and leisure. Its founding date is 2014.

Grupo CDV also deals with travel and leisure. We know them since 2015. The subsidiary ones also work for the same.

All have got various locations with a very small number of employees. PKFARE has got the highest among all competitors. The second highest is Grupo CDV.

Trainman - Growth

The Trainman company is acquiring growth. It has tied up with Jugnoo - an auto-rickshaw aggregator. It will enable travellers to book three-wheelers from their respective railway stations. It will be operational in only a few cities. Recently, now it's available in 35 cities of India. They are a Chandigarh based company. Trainman wants to expand its business this way by associating itself with various companies to acquire more growth.

Trainman - Future Goals

Currently, the company is having 5 lakh daily active users. It aims to have more and is also heading towards something technical that would bring prosperity to them and its users would enjoy as well

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

What is Trainman?

Trainman is a one-stop-shop for checking PNR statuses of various required trains and is used to check the predictions after the train tickets are booked on IRCTC. Searching for various stations in one train's route is done here. The time the concerned trains stop at each station is mentioned within the app properly too.

What is the Trainman funding till date?

Trainman is a bootstrapped company.

Can you check the seat availability Trainman app?

Yes, you can check the seat availabilty on the Trainman app.

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