SCR steps to handle pasenger rush

South Central Railway (SCR) has undertaken several steps to handle passenger during the summer season . As many as 278 Special Trains have so far been announced during the months of April, May and June 2013 to popular destinations such as Hyderabad, Tirupati, Karimnagar, Visakhapatnam, Machilipatnam, Renigunta, Kakinada, Guntur, Nanded, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kollam, Kolhapur, Jaipur, Sriganganagar, Kota, Darbhanga to clear extra rush of passengers during the current summer season, a SCR release said here today. The details can be viewed on SC Railway Web-site: www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in. The carrying capacity of 22 trains has been augmented permanently with 63 additional coaches recently. Extra coaches are being attached on a daily basis to trains having long waiting list. It is being ensured that Additional Coaches are logged in the Passenger Reservation System in time so that the waiting list is automatically updated. Extra ticket counters are being operated at major stations on need basis to ease queues. Passengers are encouraged to utilize E-Ticketing and also the services of Jansadharan Ticket Booking Sevaks (JTBS) and the Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs) at MMTS stations in twin cities.

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