Thrissur Railway Passengers' Association, TRPA is the confluence of all the stake holders who are interested in the development of Railway facilities in and around Thrissur. Naturally, all the people who avail Railway facilities from Thrissur and other neighbouring stations are automatically the members of this association. Due to the historic reasons, commuters from Thrissur towards Ernakulam, Kozhikode and Palakkad sides form the active group. TRPA always stands for meeting the public demands and this process is well supported by Railway Men, Political Leaders and the Media in Thrissur. The tireless efforts by TRPA in achieving the long standing basic requirements of Thrissur are well recognised and appreciated by one and all. TRPA is committed to continue its service to the society at large, cutting across all divisions. "Our prime focus is on the sustainable improvement of rail service in the country to world class levels with special emphasis on Thrissur"

Thursday 28 June 2012

Tatkal site can’t keep up with demand

New Delhi: Try booking a tatkal train ticket online at 8am, when railway booking counters and the web portal open simultaneously, and you would invariably find the website hanging frequently. Do not expect the situation to improve drastically as IRCTC, the agency that runs the website, has plainly said it cannot meet the surging demand. 
    A GM-level IRCTC official said there were simply too many users, especially ahead of festivals and summer vacations. “We have seen a peak of 13,000 hits per minute during the first 10-15 minutes from 8am. Our capacity is 1,500-2,000 successful transactions a minute. ,” the official said. 
    “We have ensured our system is as tout-free as possible. For faster usage, we have installed iridium servers and increased bandwidth . But demand keeps on rising,” said an official. He added that CRIS, the company that set up the website, had been told about the problems.
Dwaipayan Ghosh TNN Times of India dt 29-6-2012)

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