From those railway stations where such a facility is provided

Madurai Division of Southern Railway has enabled computerised booking of retiring rooms in Madurai and Rameswaram stations from those railway stations where such a facility has been provided.

A statement said that the booking of retiring rooms was open to passengers 120 days in advance, as applicable in the normal reservation of trains, by quoting the PNR number of the ticket and the prescribed identity card number.

The provision of the computerised booking was part of modernising passenger amenities.

The matron of the retiring rooms of select stations where the facility of computerised booking of rooms was available would help the passenger to book rooms in the railway stations connected with the network.

Passengers could book retiring rooms at Madurai and Rameswaram from Chennai Egmore, Chennai Central, New Delhi, Varanasi, Bangalore City, Mumbai CST, Kalyan, Nagpur, Thane, Shimla, Amritsar, Jammu Tawi, Jabalpur, Lucknow, Haridwar, Secunderabad, Bhopal, Kota, Ahmedabad, Mumbai Central, Bhandra Terminus, Rajkot and Vadodara.

This system also enabled passengers to know the vacancy position of retiring rooms under the system.

Trains augmented

Train No.16723 Chennai Egmore-Thiruvananthapuram Ananthapuri Express would be augmented with one AC 3-tier coach and one second sleeper coach from August 24 to September 23.

Train No.16724 Thiruvananthapuram-Chennai Egmore Ananthapuri Express would be augmented with one AC 3-tier Coach and one second sleeper coach from August 25 to September 24.

Train No.16701 Chennai Egmore-Rameswaram Express would be augmented with one AC 3-tier coach from August 24 to September 23.

Train No.16702 Rameswaram-Chennai Egmore Express would be augmented with one AC 3-tier coach from August 25 to September 24.

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