New Delhi: Indian Railways is going to open reservation counters for booking of reserved tickets in a phased manner. Zonal Railways have instructed to decide and notify opening of reservation counters as per local needs and conditions .
Counters for booking of rail journey tickets for reserved travel only at railway stations/ railway premises shall be opened.
Principal Chief Commercial of Zonal railway will decide the number of counters and their timings to be opened as per requirement and local conditions.
This move is going to benefit all those persons who have been waiting to travel through trains for a long time but were unable to travel due to lock down . It may be recalled that Indian Railways has announced 200 new time tabled trains that would be run from 1st June 2020.
Opening of booking centers will mark an important step in graded restoration of passenger railway services and making the task of ticket booking easy for all prospective travelers including migrants from all parts of India .
Zonal railways may adhere to standard social distancing guidelines and observe the hygiene protocols in view of spread of COVID-19 disease.