The Indian Railways is rolling out one passenger friendly feature after another, week after week to ensure a pleasant experience for its passengers. One such major step was the launch of Indian Railways mobile ticketing app. The service was slow to take off, but is getting traction now.
The service contributes only one per cent to the total suburban tickets booked in Indian Railways, which is about 80,000 to one lakh mobile ticket bookings on a daily basis. But despite gradual start, things are expected to change due to the UTS mobile application.
Informing about the decent response, an official told Indian Express that more than single journey tickets, they are seeing huge response from season ticket pass holders who are renewing their passes on the application.
The application allows one to book both paper and paperless tickets. The option of quick response code allows a commuter to print tickets booked on the app after reaching the station. Read More