South Western Railway on Thursday introduced that it’ll open computerised Passengers Reservation Centres (PRCs) at a number of areas from October 16, to facilitate folks for reserving of reserved tickets. In an official launch, the South Western Railway mentioned: “The Computerized Passenger Reservation Centres (PRCs) at Malleswaram, Chikkabanavar, Banaswadi, Bengaluru East, Karmelaram, Whitefield, Kuppam, Penukonda, Chikkaballapura, Doddaballapur, Gauribidanur and Madduru will probably be opened to the general public with impact from 16.10.2020, for reserving of reserved tickets.”
The working hours of the above PRCs can be as they had been throughout the pre-lockdown interval. The South Western Railway additionally mentioned that the general public should observe all security protocols issued by the Authorities of India, corresponding to carrying a masks, social distancing, utilizing sanitiser and many others. to forestall the unfold of COVID-19 whereas visiting the Reservation Centres.
“These 12 Reservation Centres will probably be along with 15 Reservation Centres that are already functioning – at KSR Bengaluru, Yesvantpur, Bengaluru Cantonment, Krishnarajapuram, Bangarpet, Yelahanka, Hindupur, Sri Sathyasai Prashanthi Nilayam, Hosur, Dharmapuri, Kengeri, Ramanagaram, Channapatna, Tumakuru and Mandya, in Bengaluru Division of South Western Railway,” mentioned the discharge.
Based on the discharge, the counters had been opened in view of the anticipated surge within the demand for reserved tickets as a result of working of ‘Competition Particular’ trains from October 20 to November 30.