RAILWAY RESERVATION SYSTEM
The purpose of this source is to describe the railway reservation system which provides the train timing details, reservation, billing and cancellation on various types of reservation namely,
Confirm Reservation for confirm Seat.
Reservation against Cancellation.
Waiting list Reservation.
1.2. DOCUMENT CONVENTIONS:
Main headings: Bold
1.3INTENDED AUDIENCE AND READING SUGGESTIONS:
The different types of readers are
1.4DEFINITIONS, ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
NTES – National Train Enquiry System
IVRS – Interactive Voice Response system
PRS – passenger reservation system
It consists of
Freight Revenue enhancement.
Passenger Revenue enhancement.
Improved & optimized service.
2. OVERALL DESCRIPTION:
2.1. PRODUCT PERSPECTIVE:
It enables us to maintain the railway train details like their timings, number
of seat available and reservation billing and cancelling the tickets.
2.1.1. USER INTERFACE:
Keyboard and Mouse
2.1.2. HARDWARE INTERFACE:
2.1.3. SOFTWARE INTERFACE:
Front end -> Visual Basic
Back end -> MS-Access
2.1.4. COMMUNICATION INTERFACES
Indian Railway’s web-site,www.indianrail.gov.in offers PRS enquiries on the internet Berth/Seat availability, Passenger Status, Fare, Train Schedule etc,.
National Train Enquiry System (NTES) website,www.trai nenqui ry.com gives dynamic information about the running status of any train and its expected arrival/departure at any given station.
Mobile telephone based SMS enquiry service. A new mobile phone
based facility for rail users’ viz.,
Country wide extension of Universal Rail Enquiry number “139”
through setting up of Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS)
2.1.5. OPERATING ENVIRONMENT:
The OS types are
2.1.6. MEMORY CONSTRAINTS
A maximum of 42 laces hits per day have been recorded.
Any Reservation counter from 8 am to 8 pm.
Prior to 60 days of Journey.
One form for 6 persons only.
Reserved ticket done through pre defined Logic.
To save time & queues Agent is others guides.
2.2. PRODUCT FUNCTIONS:
It tells the short note about the product.
2.2.1. TRAIN DETAILS:
Customers may view the train timing at a date their name and
number of tickets.
After checking the number of seats available the customers
reserve the tickets.
After reserving the required amount of tickets, the customer
paid the amount.
If the customers want to cancel the ticket, then half of the
amount paid by the customer will be refunded to him.
2.3. USER CHARACTERISTICS:
No voice user
Less than 1 sec for local transactions.
3 sec for network transaction.
Capable for providing transaction for 22 hrs per day.
Uptime of PRS is 99.5 + %
Designing -> Rational Rose
Developing -> Visual Basic
3. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
3.1. EXTERNAL INTERFACES
Train Delay Alert Service.
Interactive voice Response System.
Passengers operated Enquiry Terminals.
3.2. PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
It is available during all 24 hours.
Offered through Mail express, super fast , Rajdhani & Shatabdi Trains.
About 1520 Trains runs daily.
Variety of compartments based on comfort :
AC first class.
AC three tier.
AC chair car.
Ordinary chair car.
Types of concerns & complexities:
44 types of quotas.
8 types of trains.
9 types of classes.
162 types of concessions.
127 types of bogies.
3.3. SOFTWARE SYSTEM ATTRIBUTES:
4. DOCUMENT APPROVAL :
The bill passed on any proposals related to railway management needs approval of
Ministry of railway department