It seems tech-savvy Mumbaikars are finally making use of railways’ ticket-booking app. There has been a growth in the number of passengers and ticket sold through UTS app on both suburban and long-distance trains.
The Western Railway (WR) has seen a robust growth of more than 250 per cent recorded in 2019-20 (up to May) as compared to the previous corresponding period. “The average passengers per day has increased from 55000 in 2018-19 to approximately 2 lakh in 2019-20,” said Ravinder Bhakar, Chief PRO, Western Railway.
Sources said that more than 3.64 crore passengers have used the UTS mobile app since November 2018, out of which approximately 3.48 crore passengers have booked tickets through the app on Mumbai suburban line itself. Read More
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