Buying Indian Railways unreserved tickets in queues? Do so online pan India from November 1
The scheme which started four years ago failed to catch on among passengers. However, it gained popularity in Mumbai, as a large number of people travel by local trains there. After Mumbai, the scheme was started in Delhi-Palwal and in Chennai. Railways has already implemented the scheme in 15 of its zones with the Northeast Frontier Railway and West Central Railway being the remaining two zones.
Indian Railways' scheme is also open for those who want to buy tickets for travelling long distance. Image source: Reuters