Odisha News Insight

E-Booking of Tickets on the Concessional Passes for Journalists

Suresh PrabhuRailway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced that e-booking of tickets on the concessional passes for journalists to be introduced. He also announced to open the e-ticketing facility to foreign debit/credit cards for foreign tourists and NRIs in the next 3 months.

The Indian Railways further intends to commence sale of tickets through hand held terminals for the benefit of the suburban and short distance travelers. This would enable deployment of multiple ‘Points of Sale’ with minimal infrastructure requirement. He also said that Indian Railways intends initiating sale of platform tickets through ticket vending machines which would be made compatible with not only cash but also credit/debit cards.

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