Delhi: In another initiative, Railways has introduced a biometric-based token system to make travel convenient and hassle-free for the passengers traveling in General class which will help to manage the crowd at stations.

This is for the first time, Indian Railways has introduced such initiative. The biometric machines will record information of passengers and provide tokens. This token system was first introduced on the Pushpak Express.

How will this system work?

Token distribution will start 60 to 90 minutes before departure of trains and it will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Also, for getting a token, a fingerprint will have to be provided at the vending counter.

Token distribution will take place through a counter on the platform and will be managed by the Railway Protection Force (RPF), that will be kept under CCTV surveillance.

Bhartendhu Sharma

A journalist by profession who has been into reporting from four years. Bhartendu Sharma has worked across all the three mediums -- Online, Print and Television. Previously, he has worked with PageScoop media (a Delhi-based website). Later, Bhartendu moved to Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, where he covered many national and International sports tournament. While at DC, he also went to Singapore to cover UFC bout.

Apart from that, he has covered Lok Sabha 2019 elections in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal while working for Tiranga TV. He has also reported on prominent cases of crime & courts during his stint with the TV channel which featured top journalists like Karan Thapar, Barkha Dutt.

Bhartendu loves traveling and capture world in his lens. In the past, he has also made few documentaries related to human interest.

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