Feb 26, 2013, 04.07 PM | Source: PTI



*Internet ticketing from 0030 hrs to 2330 hrs and *Internet ticketing from 0030 hrs to 2330 hrs and e-ticketing through mobile phones. *Proposal for Next-Gen e-ticketing system; capable of handling 7,200 tickets per minute against 2,000 now and 1.2 lakh users simultaneously against 40,000 currently. *Rail budget proposes introduction of first AC EMU rake on Mumbai suburban network in 2013-14. *Introduction of 72 additional services in Mumbai and 18 in Kolkata. *Rake length increased from 9 cars to 12 cars for 80 services in Kolkata and 30 services in Chennai. *67 new Express trains proposed; 26 new passenger services, 8 DEMU and 5 MEMU services to be introduced. *Run of 57 trains to be extended and frequency of 24 trains to be increased. *Identification of 104 important stations for immediate attention to cleanliness aspects and upgrading 60 stations as Adarsh Stations in addition to 980 already selected. *Progressive extension of bio-toilets on trains. *Extension of Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS), Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs), Coin-operated Ticket Vending Machines (CO-TVMs) and scheme of Jan-Sadharan Ticket Booking Sevaks (JTBSs). *Recruitment of RPF with 10 pc vacancies reserved for women. *Setting up of six more Rail Neer bottling plants. *Launching multi-modal travel package in cooperation with government of Jammu and Kashmir and issuing 'Yatra Parchis' to pilgrims travelling by rail to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. *Aadhar to be used for various passenger and staff related services. *Provision of announcement facility and electronic display boards in trains and free Wi-Fi facilities on several trains. *Proposal for corporate safety plan for ten years (2014-2024). (MORE) PTI NKD JD TVS


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