As a part of modernising passenger amenities, Madurai division has enabled on-line booking of Retiring Rooms at Madurai and Rameswaram stations.
Passengers from other online-booking-enabled-locations seeking accommodation in retiring rooms at Madurai and Rameswaram stations can book their rooms on-line through the Matron of the respective locations by quoting the PNR number of the ticket and prescribed identity card number. Passengers can book their requirement of retiring rooms at Madurai and Rameswaram from Chennai Egmore, Chennai Central, New Delhi, Varanasi, Bangalore City, Mumbai CST, Kalyan, Nagpur, Thane, Shimla, Amritsar, Jammu Tawi, Jabalpur, Lucknow, Haridwar, Secunderabad, Bhopal, Kota, Ahmedabad, Mumbai Central, Bhandra Terminus, Rajkot and Vadodara. This facility is open to passengers 120 days in advance, as applicable in normal reservation by trains.
This system also enables passengers to know the vacancy position of retiring rooms at various locations where on-line booking has already been commissioned.