Blog Entry# 416890
Posted: May 05 2012 (13:27)
Last Response: May 07 2012 (14:53)
May 05 2012 (13:27)
Divert ShalimarGorakhpur Express via BKSC*^~ 5321 blog posts 5031 correct pred (75% accurate)
What does PRS written on the extreme right side on a reservation ticket mean ? E.g PRS-CAL, PRS-DEL.....Do CAL and DEL here stand for Calcutta and Delhi ?
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May 05 2012 (14:25)
sudhir 7848 blog posts 2093 correct pred (67% accurate)
I have vague recollection of ther system which I used after 1987 till the 1990s. I remember having booked even for journeys starting from different stations by 1989 or so...I will try and get the info on the PRS progress from the net. In the meanwhile have a look at this Concert. It says concert came in Mumbai and chennai in 1999 and I cant beleive that telephone lines/internet was used. Here is something on Concert from the indianrail.gov site NTRODUCTION :
CONCERT - COUNTRY-WIDE NETWORK FOR COMPUTERIZED ENHANCED RESERVATION AND TICKETING - developed by CRIS, Chanakya Puri, New Delhi, is a total networking solution to Indian Railways Passenger Reservation System. Indian Railways computerized Passenger Reservation System (PRS) currently operates from five...
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