After the resumption of local rail services in 2021, there has been a steady rise in the number of passengers buying digital tickets.
According to the Mumbai Central Railway, nearly 78 lakh passengers bought a digital ticket in May.
Instead of selling 12 lakh tickets in March 2020, Zonal Rail has sold 14 lakh tickets in May through the Indian Railways’ Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) mobile app.
After the resumption of local rail services in 2021, there has been a steady rise in the number of passengers purchasing tickets digitally.
According to Central Railway statistics, 33 lakh passengers bought digital tickets in December 2021, 37 lakh passengers in January, 52 lakh in February, 67 lakh in March and 74 lakh travelers on UTS mobile. App in April.
“The purchase of suburban tickets through the UTS app has increased significantly over the past six months following Kovid. It is contactless, saves time and is a greener alternative as it promotes the use of gadgets like smartphones, ”said Shivaji Sutar, chief public relations officer of Central Railway.
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