Mumbai railway commute gets easier: Scan a QR code, get a ticket

The codes have currently been put up at Mumbai’s CSMT, Byculla, Dadar, Thane, Dombivli, Kalyan, Churchgate, Bandra, Andheri and Borivli railway stations

mumbai Updated: Feb 08, 2018 00:53 IST
Aroosa Ahmed
Aroosa Ahmed
Hindustan Times
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The QR code put up at CSMT.(HT PHOTO)

Now, booking a ticket is as easy as scanning QR codes pasted at 10 stations on the Central and Western Railways.

Commuters using the UTS mobile application to book tickets or season passes need to first open the app, select its booking section and buy a ticket. After this, they will get the option to scan the code.

The codes have currently been put up at the CSMT, Byculla, Dadar, Thane, Dombivli, Kalyan, Churchgate, Bandra, Andheri and Borivli railway stations.

“The QR code will simplify the process of mobile ticketing. We are testing it 10 railway stations and will then implement it across all the suburban railway stations,” Said Uday Bobhate, general manager, CRIS.

Around 9,000 tickets are been sold daily through mobile ticketing on central and 8,000 Mobile tickets on the western Railway.

First Published: Feb 08, 2018 00:53 IST