Secunderabad: Fast rail ticket booking through QR code, ATVMs
Secunderabad: In order to cater to a large number of passengers purchasing unreserved tickets on a daily basis for travel by various trains on Indian ...
Secunderabad: In order to cater to a large number of passengers purchasing unreserved tickets on a daily basis for travel by various trains on Indian Railways, the South Central Railway has introduced QR (Quick Response) code ticketing. QR codes for all the stations has been created and supplied for display at railway stations. This utility facilitates the passengers to book tickets through Unreserved General Tickets (UTS) on the mobile app within the station premises and also from the areas within the vicinity of 1 km radius from the station by scanning the QR code of that station.
Fast booking via ATVMs
The Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM) are enabled with fast booking features. With this new feature, an Unreserved General Ticket (UTS) can be purchased in any ATVM with two clicks only, instead of 7 clicks in normal course. Accordingly, top 30 destination stations have been defined for each ATVM-based on the frequent transactions done through that particular ATVM. Fast booking of ticket in two clicks is a major value-addition in ATVM application, which will reduce the transaction time in selection of journey particulars. In this option, booking passenger can select fast booking field with first click. Then top 30 frequently used destinations will appear on the screen. Passenger has to select the required destination with the second click. Then the required ticket will be generated.