Railways opens ATVMs to cut queues

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One Touch Automatic Ticket Vending Machine

Mumbai (NVI): In an effort to do away with long queues of ticket seeking railway passengers, Indian Railways on October 24 launched ‘one touch Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM)’ at 42 suburban stations of Central Railway. 

Railway passenger can avail the service of this new machine from October 24 onwards at 42 suburban stations, an official statement said. This new machine will render fast ticketing to millions of commuters over Mumbai Suburban Network.  

The new machine is loaded with the user-friendly and uncomplicated procedure which will greatly ease the load on ticketing system of Mumbai Suburban Network. A total of 92 ATVMs has been installed at 42 suburban stations.

The salient features of one touch ATVM is that a passenger can obtain a ticket in just two steps instead of earlier six steps on a regular ATVM.

One touch ATVM will show one screen display for selecting single and return journey tickets. The passenger can select desired station in the distance slab, just press tab “upto station” either for journey tickets or return journey tickets. The passenger can also get platform ticket with single touch.