Jabalpur: If you also want to take a train to Barat or go on a pilgrimage, you will no longer have to wander for reservation. Immediate clearance will be obtained from the nearest railway station or reservation centre for booking group tickets up to 100 people. In Jabalpur Railway Division, the facility of party reservation has now been provided at all reservation centres of the Division.
An order issued from jabalpur headquarters of west central railway has given a guideline in this regard. Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Jabalpur, Vishwa Ranjan said that till now the applicant had to come to the divisional office and apply for advance reservation of more than 20 people (group tickets), causing a lot of inconvenience to the outsiders.
With the same new order, railways have given powers to sanction station managers, chief commercial inspectors including chief reservation supervisor of reservation centres for reservation of 15 to 30 people. Station Director, Regional Manager and Assistant Commercial Manager will have the right to advance party reservation of 31 to 100 people. With more than 100 passengers, you will have to come to the Divisional Commercial Manager of the Division to apply. After decentralization of rights, applicants can now avail the facility of party booking by visiting their nearest railway reservation centre or reservation ticket window. With the decentralization of party booking (group reservation) facility, passengers from smaller stations including Rewa, Satna, Maihar, Katani, Narsinghpur, Kareli, Piparia, Damoh, Sagar near jabalpur railway division headquarters will no longer have to wander to make group tickets. With this, individuals will no longer need to come to Jabalpur and seek clearance.