Indian Railway announced that as a part of Digital India initiative, Indian Railway started Ticket booking via QR Code scanning. Zone wise details are here.
SCAN QR CODE TO GET UNRESERVED TICKET on APP
South Western Railways have introduced QR code ticketing for 60 Stations over the zone where passengers can purchase their unreserved tickets for travelling by various trains over Indian Railways. This is in addition to 13 stations in Bengaluru area which was introduced in 2018.
With the availability of QR code at stations, passengers can now purchase their paperless ticket on-line without having to stand in Queue saving time and energy. The UTS App is becoming popular with more and more passengers utilizing this facility day by day. With this facility it will be convenient for the passengers who decide to book tickets in the last minute. The UTS app is one of the major digital avenues implemented by SWR in taking forward digitalization of Railway services for the convenience of passengers.
Passengers are required to download the UTS app on their mobile phones and complete the ‘registration’ and ‘login’ process. After successfully creating an account, passenger can book a ticket by specifying the source and the destination and book a ticket. The application will generate a QR code of booked ticket which will be used at railway station to scan the ticket QR code. The newly introduced system would improve on the speed of buying tickets and minimize the transaction time while purchasing tickets.
How to Book the Train Ticket via QR Code scanning
Step by Step process are following.
- Step 1: Open UTS App from Indian Railways, which can be used for booking unreserved train tickets.
- Step 2: Under the Book Ticket Menu, there will be an option of QR Booking
- Step 3: Now visit the Railway station where QR code is provided and then scan the QR code via UTS App.
- Step 4: Select the destination and other fields
- Step 5: make the payment and the ticket is generated instantly.
Passengers can get their tickets with ease after scanning the QR code issued at the following stations of SWR by using UTS app on mobile.
|KS R Bengaluru|
Vasco Da Gama