21 May 2020
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Indian Railways is going to open reservation counters for booking of reserved tickets in a phased manner and has also allowed booking of Reservation Tickets through the Common Service Centers (CSCs) and Ticketing agents with effect from tomorrow, read a press release from the Ministry of Railways on Thursday.
Zonal Railways have been instructed to decide and notify opening of reservation counters as per local needs and conditions. These reservation counters will open from tomorrow in a phased manner, along with dissemination of information about their respective locations and timings as per the local needs and conditions.
Opening of all these booking facilities once again will mark an important step in the graded restoration of passenger railway services and making the task of ticket booking easy for all prospective travellers from all parts of India in reserved trains.
Zonal railways may adhere to standard social distancing guidelines and observe the hygiene protocols in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It may be noted that running of Shramik Special trains will continue to be handled by local State Governments as per the existing protocols.