Another feather in Indian Railways cap! On a mission mode, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has provided the RailWire free high-speed WiFi service at over 4,700 railway stations. According to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, the number of WiFi-enabled Indian Railways stations stood at 4721 as on September 16. Earlier, Tinsukia Jn. Railway Station (TSK) in Assam became the 4000th station to be connected with ‘RailWire’ WiFi.
Goyal tweeted saying passengers are no longer required to take a break from important work while on a train journey as over 4,700 stations have been equipped with free and fast WiFi.
Notably, Reay Road railway station of Mumbai’s suburban network became the 1000th station to have this facility. Rana Pratap Nagar railway station in Rajasthan became the 2000th station to have free public WiFi. Rajasthan’s Ellenabad railway station became the 3000th to get connect with WiFi.
RailTel, the Mini Ratna under the Ministry of Railways, was entrusted with the responsibility to provide high speed and free ‘RailWire’ WiFi service at stations. Talking about Indian Railways’ mission mode Read More
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