In good news for train travellers, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has instructed officials to provide wi-fi facility at a minimum of 2,000 stations as soon as possible.
The Minister has also called for setting up a single helpline number for all non-security railway complaints by the end of January. .
Additionally, point of sale (PoS) machines will be distributed in all trains to each catering staffer by March 31 to address complaints related to overcharging by the caterer. an official release said.
To make ticket booking more transparent, the Minister has directed that reservation chart should be made available in the public domain as soon as possible. “The possibility of booking tickets even after scheduled departure of trains or after boarding the train should be explored if seats are available,” he said.