South Western Railway to open Passengers Reservation Centres across 12 destinations from October 16

South Western Railway to open Passengers Reservation Centres across 12 destinations from October 16

Railway passengers across South India can now book tickets through the computerised Passengers Reservation Centres (PRCs) starting October 16. The announcement has been made by the South Western Railway to allow people to book train tickets via railway reservation counters.

According to an official statement issued by the South Western Railway, the Computerized Passenger Reservation Centres (PRCs) will be reopened for the general public w.e.f. October 16 at Banaswadi, Bengaluru East, Malleswaram, Chikkabanavar, Karmelaram, Chikkaballapura, Whitefield, Kuppam, Penukonda, Doddaballapur, Madduru and Gauribidanur for booking of reserved tickets.

However, the operation hours of the PRCS at the above stations would be the same as they were before the lockdown came into effect. In addition, the release also stated that the counters are being opened considering an expected rise in the demand for reserved tickets as the festival special trains are ready to go on tracks from October 20 tI’ll November 30.

South Western Railway to open Passengers Reservation Centres across 12 destinations from October 16

Furthermore, the 12 Reservation Centres mentioned above will be opened in addition to 15 Reservation Centres which are already in operation at KSR Bengaluru, Krishnarajapuram, Bangarpet, Yelahanka, Yesvantpur, Bengaluru Cantonment, Hindupur, Dharmapuri, Kengeri, Ramanagaram, Sri Sathyasai Prasanthi Nilayam, Hosur, Tumakuru, Channapatna, and Mandya, in Bengaluru Division of South Western Railway.

News has it that the South Western Railway has asked railway passengers to abide by safety rules issued by the Central government to ward off COVID-19 by wearing masks, observe physical distancing, using sanitisers etc. during their visit to the reservation centres.

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