Western Railways introduce token system for Tatkal tickets

Railway administration has decided to introduce a token system from tomorrow for the convenience of commuters, who form queues till evening hours for seeking reservation for the next day at Reservation Centers at Ankleshwar, Bharuch, Anand and Nadiad.

Western Railway sources said passengers seeking Tatkal reservation for the next day in the morning hours are advised to form a queue on the nominated counter for getting token number in advance, so that they will not have to wait in long queues over night.

Accordingly token numbers will be issued on the requisition forms of the passengers after 2130 hrs up to 2200 hrs on Monday to Saturday and after 1500 hrs upto 1530 hrs on Sunday. Only one form will be accepted from one passenger.

The passenger, who has obtained token number, need not stay at the reservation counter during night and should be present at 0700 hrs in the morning and can occupy their counter number up to 0730 hrs. If any passenger turns-up after 0730 hrs, the token number allotted to him will be treated as cancelled and priority will be given to next token number or general passenger, who is next in the queue.

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