Mumbai: Railways sees spike of nearly 250 per cent in online ticket bookings


Mumbai: Railways sees spike of nearly 250 per cent in online ticket bookings

The city’s railway commuters are going digital like never before. The data of downloads and ticket booking on the Mumbai suburban railway (Western Railway) has shown a spike of nearly 250 per cent in online ticket reservations through the railways’ official app called UTS On Mobile (UTS is Unreserved Ticketing System).

“The ticketing app is the future and more convenient than the physical ticket. Season tickets are available, as also are single and return tickets and one can ‘fill’ the wallet for emergency bookings. The problem of not being able to buy tickets through the app near stations has been solved by QR codes. It is an evolving app and is getting good response from commuters,” a senior railway official said. Read More

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