Train Tickets: Railways has started this new facility, will get rid of long queues for ticketing
Keeping in mind the convenience of the passengers, Indian Railways has started a new facility of ticketing, freeing them from waiting and long queues.
If you are also planning to travel by train during the summer holidays and are worried about the long queues at the ticket counters of railway stations, then this news is for you.
Railway passengers will now be able to make digital payments for renewal of journey tickets, platform tickets and monthly passes at automatic ticket vending machines by scanning QR codes from UPI based mobile apps like Paytm, PhonePe, Freecharge.
In the new facility, passengers will also be able to pay through digital transactions for the facilities provided by the Automatic Ticket Vending Machine. Passengers can also recharge ATVM smart card through this. On the occasion of starting this facility on behalf of the Railways, appealed to the passengers to pay maximum in digital mode and get rid of long queues. At such stations, the Railway Board often received complaints from passengers about waiting in line for hours to get tickets.
Gradually, passengers will be able to take advantage of this facility at all stations across the country. According to Captain Shashi Kiran, Chief Public Relations Officer, North Western Railway, UPI QR codes have been arranged for all services in ATVMs installed at railway stations. By scanning the QR code, passengers can get the ticket by making digital payment through phone.