Indian Railways Institute of Transport Management (IRITM), Lucknow was set up in the year 2003 to train Probationary officers joining the Indian Railway Traffic Service. IRITM also conducts several specialized courses for in-service officers to equip them to deal with the changing business scenario in India and consequent changes in the transport sector. Some of these courses are in the areas of Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Information Technology, Public Private Partnership, Infrastructure Development & Project Management.
In just six years of its inception, IRITM has evolved as one of the well-acknowledged Centralised Training Institutes (CTI) with state-of-the-art training facilities. It is well equipped with a very good library, FOIS/PRS/UTS online laboratories and a well-furnished hostel with messing facilities. Apart from imparting training to IRTS Probationary officers, Mid career and special courses are also organized for in-service Railway Officers from Jr Scale to HAG level.
Special courses on Computer based Railway Services like Passenger Reservation System (PRS), Freight Operations Information Services (FOIS) are also organized on regular basis.
IRITM is situated in a sprawling, lush green 70 acre campus on the outskirts of Lucknow. The campus boasts of a wide variety of flora and fauna, including peacocks and beautiful migratory birds roaming freely on the campus.