If you live in any city in India that has a suburban train network, such as Chennai, or Mumbai, you know the pain of standing in queue to book tickets. Indian Railways has tried various alternatives to allow people to avoid long queues, but none of these are as convenient as using a smartphone app to book local train tickets.
That’s why Indian Railways introduced the UTS app. UTS stands for unreserved ticketing system and will only work for seats that don’t require reservation. You can’t book unreserved seats on outstation trains via the UTS app, but it does the job for local trains.
The UTS app allows you to book two kinds of tickets — paper tickets and paperless. Paper tickets require you to book on the UTS app and then print the ticket via an ATVM (automatic ticket vending machine) which is present in over 1,000 stations in India. Read More