ER INSTALLED DIGITAL PASSENGER RESERVATION CHART BOARD AT HOWRAH STATION, PLATFORM NO. 9
Kolkata, October 19, 2021
As a step forward for more convenience of passengers in clear viewing of the reservation status at station premises, Eastern Railway has installed a Digital Passenger Reservation Chart Board at Howrah station, platform no. 9. This digital reservation chart board will also generate non-fare revenue for Railways in addition to the main purpose of informing passengers about reservation status.
This reservation chart board at Howrah station is a combination of 8 nos. of 50 inch LED television in which reservation chart will be displayed on 04 televisions and advertisements will be displayed on other 04 televisions. The entire display system will be maintained by an agency and will pay Railways for the advertisements displayed thus generating non-fare revenue of ₹43.93 lakh per year as license fee.
Gradually such system of Digital Passenger Reservation Chart Board will be extended to other platforms in phase-wise manner.
This digital charting is an environment friendly method of display of passenger reservation chart as it will reduce consumption of paper & thereby will be eco-friendly. This digital charting system is a real time display and has enhanced visibility of reservation chart, bringing more convenience and clarity for the passengers.