Not just tickets, you can take RapidX trains with QR codes

  • | Saturday | 18th November, 2023

Ghaziabad: The NCR Transport Corporation has introduced a one-tap ticketing feature for Namo Bharat trains on the RRTS Connect app. This feature will allow commuters to generate a QR codefrom anywhere within a 300-meter radius of Namo Bharat station premise. The same code can be scanned at the exiting station. This will save commuters the time to stand in queue and book tickets.In a first-of-a-kind initiative, NCRTC has introduced a one-tap ticketing feature to commute in Namo Bharat trains through the RRTS Connect Mobile App. This feature allows commuters to travel without bothering about destination saving them time and effort to book tickets in advance, said an official from NCRTC.The new ticketing option eliminates the hassle of buying tickets or going through the process of generating a digital QR code by selecting the origin and destination.This is in line with NCRTCs efforts to ensure a seamless and hassle-free travel experience. The new ticketing option allows flexibility in changing destinations during the journey. Generally, any such app requires origin and destination selection at the start of the journey, thereby limiting the flexibility of changing destination during the journey, added the official.To avail of this new-age feature, commuters need to download the RRTS Connect mobile application, which needs to be linked to their e-Wallet. At the destination station, once the commuter exits by scanning the QR code on the AFC gate, the fare is deducted accordingly. You need to enable the location service of your mobile phone while using this app. This setup is a one-time process, which will enable single-tap ticket booking for all future journeys, said the official.Apart from the new ticketing option, commuters can opt for QR code-based paper tickets, which can be generated via Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) or bought from UPI-enabled ticket vending machines. These TVMs also recharge the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC). Apart from this, commuters can buy the RRTS commuter card too.Aligned with the Government of Indias One Nation, One Card vision, the NCMC allows the usage of one card in all transit systems and anywhere card payment is feasible, added the official.We also published the following articles recentlyDunki sells ONLY six tickets in comparison to Salaars 167 tickets in USA - ExclusiveShah Rukh Khans upcoming film, Dunki, directed by Rajkumar Hirani, has had a slow start with only six tickets sold in its initial bookings. In comparison, Prashanth Neel and Prabhas film, Salaar, has sold 167 tickets in its limited screenings. Both films have yet to begin advance bookings in India, but Dunki has opened bookings in 25 locations while Salaar has opened in three locations. It remains to be seen how these numbers will change in the coming days. Dunki stars Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, and Boman Irani, while Salaar features Prithviraj, Tinnu Anand, and Shruti Haasan.Google Maps has a feature that can help you avoid overspeeding ticket, heres how to use itGoogle Maps has a feature that can help prevent overspending on tickets. The Speedometer feature shows the current speed of the vehicle and also indicates when the vehicle is running at a higher speed than the set limit. To enable the speedometer, open Google Maps, access your account settings, navigate to navigation settings, and toggle the speedometer on. The speedometer is for informational use only and can provide speed limit alerts if available in your location.Delays, missing services irk train commutersRailway commuters faced delays and mismanagement during the Diwali and Chhath festivals in India. Passengers reported locked compartment doors and delayed trains, causing them to miss their destinations. The chaos was blamed on the mismanagement of special festive trains, which put pressure on regular trains and caused delays. Commuters expressed frustration and called for better management from the Indian railways. Officials acknowledged the delays but emphasized their efforts to provide additional trains during the festive season. Private bus passengers also complained about inflated fares during Diwali.

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