Staff Reporter

The centre, which was shifted to first floor, will have better passenger facilities

BANGALORE: The new Computerised Passenger Reservation Centre (PRS) at the Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station of the South Western Railway was opened for public on Wednesday.

The centre, which was shifted from the Ground Floor to First Floor, will have better passenger facilities and will have two extra counters.

According to a press release issued by the South Western Railway, the new venue which was inaugurated by Member Electrical, Railway Board, Sukhbir Singh, has better lighting as well as seating arrangements. The hall has a centralised air conditioning system and the token system for booking and assistance booths would be introduced shortly.

However, a parallel counter would be operated on the ground floor for the benefit of senior citizens and the physically challenged.

According to another press release issued by the Southern Railway, the 18th Zonal Official Language Implementation Committee held its meeting here on Wednesday.

Meeting on Hindi

General Manager of South Western Railway Praveen Kumar chaired the meeting and stressed on the need to implement Raj Bhasha Hindi by organising Kavi Sammelans and cultural programmes.

He also expressed his satisfaction with the progress the South Western Railway has made in this regard.