Indian Railway Reservation System Revised

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PROBLEM STATEMENT:
This RAILWAY RESERVATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM should be able to manage all the reservation related functions. The system should be distributed in nature. This system is divided into five zones. NORTH ZONE

SOUTH ZONE
EAST ZONE
WEST ZONE
CENTRAL ZONE

Each zone should have same functionalities. Each zone will stores the information about train name, train schedules, availability. The administrator should be able to enter any change related to the train information like change in train name, number etc.

The system should be able to reserve seat in a train for a passenger. First the clerk will check for availability for the seats in a particular train on a specified date of journey. If it is available the clerk will reserve seats. The passenger will be given a unique PNR no.

The system should be able to cancel a reservation. The clerk will delete the entries in the system.

The passenger can check their reservation status online by entering their PNR no. The system will display his current status like confirmed, RAC or waiting list. They are also able to see information related to the train schedules.

The system should be able to print the report like it should be able to generate reservation chart, train report, reservation ticket which will have train no and name, date of journey, boarding station, destination station, person name, age, sex, total fare and a unique PNR no. The system should be able to print the cancellation ticket which will have total fare and the amount deducted. | |

2.1.6. MEMORY CONSTRAINTS

A maximum of 42 laces hits per day have been recorded.
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT:

The OS types are
Windows NT
Windows XP
Windows 98
Linux
2.4. CONSTRAINTS
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 + %

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 sleeper.

First class.

AC three tier.

AC chair car.

Sleeper class

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.

SOFTWARE SYSTEM ATTRIBUTES:

Reliable
Available
Secure

4. DOCUMENT APPROVAL :

The bill passed on any proposals related to railway management needs approval of Ministry of railway department

INTRODUCTION TO THE RAILWAY RESERVATION SYSTEM:
The Indian Railways (IR) carries about 5.5 lakhs passengers in reserved accomodation every day.The Computerised Passenger Reservation System(PRS) facilates the booking and cancellation of tickets from any of the 4000 terminals(i.e. PRS bookin window all over the countries). These tickets can be booked or cancelled for journeys commencin in any part of India and ending in any other part, with travel time as long as 72hours and distance upto several thousand kilometers. The project of PRS was launched on 15th November 1985, over Northern Railway with the installation of Integrated Multiple Train Passenger Reservation System(IMPRESS), an online transaction processing system developed by Indian Railways in association with Computer Maintenance Corporation Ltd., at New Delhi. The objective was to provide reserved accomodations on any train from any counter,preparation of train charts and accounting of the money collected. The application was implemented in 1987 Mumbai,Chennai,Kolkata,Secunderabad subsequently.

RAILWAY RESERVATION METHODS:

ONLINE BOOKING: With the help of this people can book their tickets online through internet, sitting in their home by a single click of mouse. Using their credit cards people can easily get their tickets done within minutes. There are...
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