Bhubaneswar, May 22 (Local Wire): Several reservation counters in railway stations of Odisha from today started booking train tickets as several new trains are now all set to start their operations from June 1.
The East Coast Railway (ECoR) today said that Bhubaneswar railway station started with opening three counters to facilitate the booking of physical tickets for train journeys.
“All important and large stations with reservation counters opened for public to purchase tickets for all types of special trains running.
Reservation counters open at Bhubaneswar. Three counters being operated today.
Tickets being issued,” a statement from the ECoR said.
The department has meanwhile taken special initiatives like marking of circles in the queue lane to ensure social distancing.
The department said that opening of the train ticketing counters were done as per the new norms of the Indian Railways.
The Railway Ministry in their latest order has allowed opening of ticket booking counters at railway stations for the upcoming train journeys.
The opening of the counters came almost after two months since the lockdown closed railway operations for passengers.