CoTVM Cash-Coin & Smart Card operated Ticket Vending Machine
These stand alone machines are operated by the passenger themselves.
CoTVM tickets are printed on thermal stationary with pre printed numbering.
CoTVM machine issues Second Class Single & Return Adult and Child Ticket and Platform Tickets for a maximum of 4 adult/child passengers (including adiilt/child taken together).
Season Tickets are not issued but renewal can be done.
Blank Paper Ticket, Money Receipt, Tickets on Concessions / Vouchers and RTCs etc. are not issued through CoTVMs.
Procedure for purcasing ticket using Notes and Coins
First select language of operation, the destination station, via point if any, number of passengers (adult and child) on the touch-screen.
Then select mode of payment Smart Card or Cash
If Smart Card then the passenger should keep the Smart Card on the card reader of ATVM Kiosk.
If Cash then insert the note & coin (as the case may be) one by one. You have to insert the exact amount.
The kiosk accepts Indian coins of Rs 5 & Rs 10 and notes of denominations from Rs 5 to Rs 2000 of Mahatma Gandhi series only.
These machines do not accept soiled / cut / glued / taped / wet / coloured currency notes.
These kiosks will only accept exact amount in currency notes & coins within the pre-defined time i.e 60 seconds
After inserting exact cash, confirm print ticket. The ticket will be issued.
In case of printing failure / errors in printing Free EFT will be issued.
Important Railway Board and Zonal Circulars on ATVM