Lately, South Central Railway has introduced computerized passenger reservation system facility in 85 stations, Passenger Operated Enquiry Terminals (POET), Inter-active Voice Response System (IVRS) for rail reservation and enquiry and National Train Enquiry System (NTES) for information on train movement. Close Circuit Television (CCTV) is available in all the important stations of South Central Railway for proper safety survey. Besides, several important mail or express trains, South Central Railway is also popular for its Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains.
South Central Railway tracks run from Goa (eastern side) to Vizag (western side) and Khandwa (northern side) finally to Tirupathi (southern side). Running through the prime tourist centers in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, South Central Railway links several popular tourist spots of the country. The South Central Railway of India has been serving the Indian passengers since 40 years. Over all these years South Central Railway has grown into a modern transportation network, which has succeeded in fulfilling the passengers aspirations and demands. Since the formation of South Central Railway, it was included as the 9th zone of Indian Railways. The South Central Railway serves the states of Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and some regions of Maharashtra. South Central Railway, also abbreviated as SCR, has come a long way since its steam engine and wooden seats days and has facilitated its passengers with state of the art configuration, diesel and electric engines, telescopic passenger coaches and digital communication system.