Uber, the online cab service provider, plans to approach railways to find an amicable solution to operate its services smoothly from railway stations.
According to Uber, auto and taxi operators in the city have been abusing their drivers and trying to block services in Ernakulam North and Aluva railway stations.
The online cab aggregator wants an amicable solution for the ongoing issues between the parties concerned.
Nitin Nair, general manager-Kerala, Uber India, said that it has come to their notice that traditional taxi drivers are staging small-scale resistance and unleashing verbal abuse against Uber drivers and riders at the North and Aluva railway stations.
“Employees at our Uber kiosks were also threatened by taxi operators. We started kiosks at railway stations that too in a designated space allotted by the railways. We started the cab operations after receiving a tender from the railways. Since the incidents took place come under the jurisdiction of railways, we have communicated the issues to them and we have filed complaints with the police against those involved in threatening our drivers,” said Nair. Read More…