The UTS (unreserved ticketing system) app of Indian Railways for mobile ticketing, which is gradually becoming popular among frequent railway passengers for ticket booking contributes 1% to the total suburban tickets booked.
The pace at which mobile applications are gaining worldwide popularity, most of us are getting more and more dependent on our smartphones and computers for most of our regular activities like shopping, ticket booking as well as socializing.
According to Railways, the Central zone as well as the Western zone of Indian Railways, see nearly 80,000 to 1 lakh daily average commuters using mobile tickets.
A railway official was quoted in the report saying that more than single journey tickets, the railways is witnessing huge response from season ticket pass holders, renewing their passes on the mobile application. The app also allows users to book both paper as well as paperless tickets. Read More
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