PROBLEM STATEMENT A software has to be developed for automating the manual railway reservation system. The system should have distributed functionalities as described below:1. RESERVE SEAT:- A passenger should be able to reserve a seat in the train
specified by him if available. For this he has to fill a reservation form with the details about his journey. The clerk checks for the availability of the seat in the train and if the seat is available then he makes entries regarding train name, train number, date of journey, boarding station, destination. The passenger is the asked to pay the fair .After making payment the passenger can collect the ticket from the clerk.
2. CANCEL RESERVATION:-There may arise a case when the
passenger wants to cancel his reservation .For this he has to fill a cancellation form providing all the details about the ticket reserved by him. The clerk then checks for the entries from the database and cancels the reservation finally returning the ticket amount with some deduction.
3. UPDATE TRAIN INFORMATION & REPORT GENERATION :- Only
the Administrator has the right to make changes in train details(train name, train no. etc.).The system should also be able to generate report when needed in the form of reservation charts , train schedule charts etc.
4. LOGIN: Only the user with specified login id & password can get VIEW RESERVATION STATUS & TRAIN SCHEDULE: All the users
access to the system. This provides security from unauthorized access.
should be able to see the information about the reservation status & train schedule, train name, train number etc.
:::USE CASE DIAGRAM:::
The use case diagram shows the functional aspects of the system.The actors are shown with stick diagram & use cases are shown by ovals.the arrows shows the relationship between the actor and the use cases.
The context diagram shows the interaction between the external entities and the
References: www.yatra.com www.scribd.com 2.Overall description: It enables us to maintain the railway details like t.1Product Perspective :heir timing number of seat available,and reservation billing and canceling the ticket. 2.1.1User Interface: Key Board and Mouse. 2.1.2Hardware Interface: Printer Normal PC 2.1.3.Communication Interfaces Indian railway’s website www.indianrailway.gov.in offeres PRS enquiries on the internet Berth/Seat availability,Passenger status ,fare,train schedule etc. Mobile telephone based SMS inquiry service. Setting up of voice response system. 2.1.4Operating Environment: The OS types are: Windows NT Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7 2.1.5Operations: Any reservation counter from 8 pmto 8am. Prior to 60 days of journey. One form for six persons. Reserved ticket done through pre defined logic. 2.2Product Functions: It tells the short note about the product. 2.2.1Train Details: Customers may view the train timing at a date their name and number of tickets. 2.2.2Reservation: After checking the number of seats available the customers reserve the ticket. 2.2.3Billing: After reserving the required amount of tickets,the customer paid the amount. 2.2.4Cancelation: If the customer want to cancel the ticket then 10% of the amount per person is deducted. 2.3 User characteristics: Knowledge user No voice user Expert user 2.4.Constraints Less than 1 sec for local transactions. 3 sec for network trasnsaction. Uptime of PRS is 99.5+%. SOFTWARE CONSTRAINTS: Designing->Rational Rose 3.SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS 3.1.EXTERNAL INTERFACES Train Delay Alert Service. Booking Terminals Interactive voice Response System. 3.2.PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: It is available during all 24 hours. Offered through Mail express, superfast,Rajdhani& Shatbdi Trains. About 1600 trains run 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 and complexities: 44 types of quotas. 8 types of trains. 9 types of class. 162 types of concessions. 127 types of bogies. 3.3Software system Attributes: Reliable. Available. Secure. 4.Document Approval The bill passed on any proposal related to railway management needs approval of ministry of railway department.