Indian Railways to provide seamless ticketing facility for Suburban Rail users through smart phones and to achieve its objective of Paperless tickets.
Mobile App for Paperless Unreserved Tickets
Paperless Mobile Tickets is an initiative taken by Indian Railways to provide seamless ticketing facility for Suburban Rail users through smart phones and to achieve its objective of Paperless tickets.
Unreserved Paperless Mobile Ticketing supports Android & Windows Operating System which is made available in Google Play stores and Windows stores respectively.
Once the application is downloaded and installed, passenger has to register his/her mobile number through smart phone or by visiting http://www.utsonmobile.indianrail.gov.in
Passenger has to recharge R-wallet to start booking tickets.
R-wallet recharge can only done in multiples of Rs.100/- subject to a maximum of Rs.5000/-.
Recharge of R-wallet can be done at all UTS booking counters over Indian Railways or by visiting http://www.utsonmobile.indianrail.gov.in through Internet Banking.
Booking of tickets is allowed only beyond 15 mts from the Station/ Railway track. The booking of journey tickets is allowed within the radius of 5 km of the journey commencing station and for the Platform tickets upto a distance of 2 km from the journey station. However, for booking/renewal of season Tickets there is no such restriction.
Suburban (MMTS) Journey tickets, Season Tickets and Platform Tickets can be booked using this application. Renewal of Season Tickets can be done 10 days in advance.
Passenger has to just follow below steps to book a paperless mobile ticket.
Login into the application.
After successful login, “Book Ticket” option has to be selected.
In the next screen, “Normal Booking” option has to be selected.
Details concerning ‘from station’ and ‘to station’ for which the ticket has to be booked should be entered and “done” option clicked.
In this screen, the number of adult/child passengers, class and train type has to be selected. The ticket type and payment type will be selected by default as “JOURNEY (J)” and “R WALLET”.
The next screen will show the details entered, ticket fare and Wallet balance (current balance). If the details entered are correct, “Book Ticket” option has to be selected.
This will lead to the next screen where the booked ticket details will be shown.
Once registered the Paperless Unreserved Mobile Ticketing App can be utilised for booking Unreserved tickets at Secunderabad/Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai & Kolkata.
To check the legitimacy of the Paperless Tickets booked by the passengers, TTE’s are provided with a Mobile TTE App.