From 1st March you won’t see any passengers huddling near coaches to check their berths. As per the green initiative to go paperless which was earlier started by South Western Railways’ Bengaluru Division (SBC) which discontinued pasting charts from November 2016, on the coaches of the trains in Yeshwantpur and Bengaluru City stations. The move later helped them to save over Rs 60 lakh, which was earlier spent on paper by the division.
As a pilot project for six months starting from March 1 the railway ministry has directed its zones to end pasting the reservation charts on A1, A and B category stations. Digital display and physical of charts will continue at the platforms.
New Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Mumbai Central, Chennai Central, Howrah and Sealdah stations discontinued reservation chart process lot earlier.