Pakistan Railways ticketing system is getting better day by day. Last year, Pakistan Railways has relaunched its e-ticketing regime to enable passengers to get their seats reserved while remaining at home or at workplace. Pakistan Railways to Launch Computerized Ticket Examiner System.
Now Pakistan Railways have plans to introduce a new computerized ticket examiner system for passengers by the end of February which would replace existing manual system.
Pakistan Railways to Launch Computerized Ticket Examiner System
Many passengers board the train without a ticket and end up traveling without paying a single dime which in turn causes great lose to the Pakistan Railways. The new system will be introduced on trial basis in railway cars traveling from Rawalpindi to Lahore.
Raza Ali Habib, Divisional Commercial Officer Pakistan Railways has revealed that they have completed the preparations to bring on computerized ticket examiner system as part of their organization.
The new system will update everything including time, passengers, seats availability, fare and fine collection etc and will keep a record of the passengers who boarded the railway cars. It will also check up on people who tried to travel without a ticket.
According to Division Superintendent Railways, Rawalpindi Division, Abdul Malick:
The Railways is making all out efforts to facilitate the passengers and the resumption of Kohat Rail Car service was demand of the public which has been fulfilled. Tight security arrangements have been made at Rawalpindi Railway Station to ensure security of the passengers with best parking arrangements to facilitate the visitors. 213 million during 2017 while 42,56,318 passengers traveled through rail service. The income of Rawalpindi Railways passenger trains remained Rs 1864.213 million, revenue generated by freight trains was Rs 448. 728 million and other heads contributed Rs 290.919 million during last year. Due to continuous efforts and hardworking of railways management, officers and workers, Pakistan Railways, Rawalpindi Division’s income increased considerably.
Under the new system, a state-of-the-art Ipad devise attached with GPS system would be provided to the ticket checker which would be used to receive fare or fine by an on-board rail car passenger.