Railway to launch a mobile Application for booking flight tickets soon. The integrated mobile app will cater to various needs of passengers like booking porter, retiring room, ordering food besides train tickets. It is being developed by the CRIS, the Railways’ software arm, at an estimated cost of Rs 7 crore, according to a senior Railway Ministry official involved with the project.
There was a need to give a single window interface for these services, he said.
Besides train-related services, the integrated app can also be used for booking taxis, hotels and also air tickets.
The project for Integrated Railway Mobile App for Indian Railways was announced in the Rail Budget 2016-17.
“Presently we have different digital solutions for ticketing, grievance redressal and other issues. We intend to integrate all such facilities into two mobile apps, one dealing with all ticketing issues and the other for receipt and redressal of complaints and suggestions related to all our services,” Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had said in his budget speech.
For more news updates Follow and Like us on Facebook