Mumbai: The Central Railway has made special arrangements for hassle-free advance booking of trains for the summer season at all reservation centres in Mumbai area.
"In view of ensuing summer vacation, Central Railway has made special arrangements at all the Computerised Reservation Centres in Mumbai area with effect from December 16, 2015 to February 15, 2016," said a statement from the public relations officer, CR, adding that formation of queue for opening date booking will start on December 16, 2015 after 12 midnight.
Explaining the system at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) and Thane station, it said, "After 7.30 am, passengers will be guided towards token counter to form the queue (from the queue outside PRS office)... Tokens will be issued from 7.40 am and reservation will start exactly at 8 am.
Token facility would not be available at other locations. "For the locations other than CST and Thane, after 7.30 am, passengers will be guided to each counter from the queue formed outside the PRS office... Reservation will start exactly at 8 am."
There will be a single line for both normal and Tatkal tickets. Tatkal tickets will be given only after 10 am for AC classes and 11 am for Non-AC classes.