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Are you finding it difficult to access/navigate through the content/pages of this Portal? This section attempts to help you have a pleasant experience while browsing this Portal

Section of this Portal

Provides summary of what each section of the Portal contains.
Know about the accessibility statement, accessibility features, and accessibility options.
Using the search facility 

Provides tips on searching information on this Portal in an effective way

Viewing Photo galleries, News and Announcement, Press release
Displaying Hindi Content
If your system doesn’t display Hindi content on the browser title, please follow the instructions
Provides information on how to access photo galleries, News and Announcement, Press release in an effective way.
Viewing Information in various file formats

Provides information on how access different file formats for viewing the required information
Screen Reader Access
Provides information regarding access to different Screen Readers.


Using the search facility

You can search for documents with entries that contain:
·Any one of the words you specify
·All of the words you specify
If you search for more than one word, the way you separate the words determines how Search Server performs the search.

The way you do the search

What you type
Documents will be listed if their index entries contain:
Words separated by spaces or commas
Indian Railways
India, Railway
The two words India and Railways. Those two words (regardless of capitalization) must occur somewhere in the index but not necessarily together or in any order.


Searching Tips

When searching, don’t enter plural forms such as "press releases" because the server will only find documents with releases (plural) in the title or keywords. If you enter release (singular), the server will list entries with both release and releases.

All searches are case-insensitive. That is, words are looked for regardless of capitalization.

Viewing Photo galleries, News and Announcement, Press release
On this Portal, you shall find photo galleries, News and Announcement, Press release of a lot of important National and International Events such as Conferences, Addresses to the Nation, Festival Celebrations, Budget etc. In order to view these information’s, you need to go through the link given on website

Do you find it difficult to read the contents on the screen?
Is the displayed information not clearly visible to you?
If yes, use the accessibility options provided by this Web site to control the screen display. These options allow changing the text sizefor clear visibility and better readability.

Changing the Text Size
Changing the size of the text refers to making the text appearing smaller or bigger from its standard size. There are three options provided to you to set the size of the text that affects the readability. These are:
Largest (A+) : Displays information in the largest font size.
Medium (A) : Displays information in a standard font size, which is the default size.
Smaller (A-): Displays information in a font size smaller than the standard font size.
To change the text size:
- Go to the top right corner of the page text resizing icons are available there.
- From the text resizing icons, select the appropriate text size.
- Click to set the size of the text
Displaying Hindi Content
You can view a Web page in Hindi by clicking on the top-right corner of the page.
Viewing Information in various file formats
The information provided by this Web site is available in various file formats, such as Portable Document Format (PDF), Word, Excel and PowerPoint. To view the information properly, your browser need to have the required plug-ins or software. For example, the Adobe Flash software is required to view the Flash files. In case your system does not have this software, you can download it from the Internet for free. The table lists the required plug-ins needed to view the information in various file formats.
Note: To view Microsoft Office 2007 files, install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack along with the respective viewer.
Plug-in for alternate document types
Document Type
Plug-in for Download
Portable Document Format (PDF) files
Word files
Excel files
PowerPoint presentations
Flash content

Screen Reader Access
The National Portal of Indian Railways fully complies with Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (External website that opens in a new window). Our visitors with visual impairments can access the Portal using Assistive Technologies, such as screen readers.
The information of the Portal is accessible with different screen readers, such as JAWS, NVDA, SAFA, Supernova and Window-Eyes.
Following table lists the information about different screen readers:
Information related to the various screen readers
Screen Reader
Free / Commercial
Screen Access For All (SAFA)
Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA)
System Access To Go


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