COMPUTERIZED RESERVATION CENTER : SPECIAL SUMMER 2016 ARRANGEMENTS
Central Railway decide to arrange some special arrangements to control the upcoming Advance Reservation for Summer vacation. For ensuring this Railway has made special arrangements at all the Computerized Reservation Centers in Mumbai. The special arrangements will between the period from 16.12.2015 to 15.2.2016.
|Summer 2016 :: Special Arrangements at PRS Counters|
Computerized Reservation Centers : Railway
PRS is a nation wide online passenger reservation and ticketing system, developed and maintained by CRIS (Center for Railway Information System). PRS interconnects the four regional computing systems in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai into a national PRS grid. It allows a passenger to book train tickets from any station to any station. PRS handles reservations, changes, cancellations and refunds.
Computerized reservation centers are provided at railway stations where reservation related workload is at least 100 transactions per day or at District Headquarters, important hill stations/tourist and pilgrimages centers/post offices on the basis of proposals received from Public/Public representatives and the Zonal Railways.
The Passenger Reservation System (PRS) facility is available at 2926 locations on Indian Railways. Zone wise details of number of PRS commissioned over Indian Railways are; 187 PRS in Central Railway, 179 in Eastern Railway, 170 in East Central Railway, 92 in East Coast Railway, 356 in Northern Railway, 161 in North Western Railway, 161 in North Eastern Railway, 111 in North Central Railway, 204 in Northeast Frontier Railway, 284 in Southern Railway, 138 in South Western Railway, 131 in South Eastern Railway, 98 in South East Central Railway, 326 in South Central Railway, 93 in West Central Railway, 222 in Western Railway and 13 in Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd.
Formation of Queues at CST Mumbai and Thane
Queue for Reservation for opening date booking will be formed after 00.00 hrs outside PRS office. After 07.30 hrs, passengers will be guided towards token counter to form the queue from the queue formed outside the PRS office to form a queue inside the PRS office in front of the token counter. Token will be issued from 07.40 hrs onwards. Reservation will start exactly at 08.00 hrs.
Formation of Queues at Other Locations
Queue for Reservation for opening date booking will be formed after 00.00 hrs outside PRS office.After 07.30 hrs, passengers will be guided to each counter from the queue formed outside the PRS office to form queue inside the PRS office in front of each counter with equal number of passengers. Reservation will start exactly at 08.00 hrs.
There will be single line for both normal and tatkal tickets. Tatkal tickets will be given only after 10.00 hrs for AC Classes and 11.00 hrs for Non AC classes as per the turn in the queue.