Rail Sathi app to be upgraded
The SCR Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, P Bhaskar Reddy has said about 480 people downloaded the moment Rail Sathi app was launched recently
Vijayawada: The SCR Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, P Bhaskar Reddy has said about 480 people downloaded the moment Rail Sathi app was launched recently.
The navigation app, first of its kind in country would help the passenger to navigate from their house to the coach.
The pilot project was formally launched by Divisional Railway Manager, R Dhanunjayulu here on December 31and after testing of the app, the details were informed to the media here on Wednesday.
According to Reddy, the SC Railways will upgrade the app and extend the services from Vijayawada station to all the major stations in the Vijayawada Division, later across the country.
He informed that the SC Railways, Vijayawada has brought the ‘Rail Sathi’ app with the technical support of Bangalore-based company Thingtronics Innovations Private limited.
Bhaskar Reddy also informed that the passengers can easily identify all the facilities and the amenities in the station like Reservation counters, Ticket Vending machines, Restaurants, Medical Shops, Drinking water facility, Wheelchair, Child and Women Help Desks through the navigation facility designed in the Rail Sathi app.
Navigation to the traveller’s current location to the coach location and train live location facilities will be added soon in the app, he added.