Good news for waitlisted passengers. Indian Railways has started providing their Train Ticket Examiners (TTE) with hand-held terminals (HHT) to check & inform reservation status instantly to passengers and also to the next station on a running train.
Currently, the berth availability status, ticket checking and charts are maintained manually by the TTE and for this, he has to carry sheaves of paper reservation charts, and refer to them each time they check a passenger ticket or allot a berth on the train.
With the introduction of hand-held devices, the paperwork gets eliminated and real-time berth availability status is made available to all enroute stations with the operation of the HHT system. Delhi Division has received a total of 180 HHT sets. Read more
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