The Western Railway (WR) on Wednesday launched a cell software that may enable commuters to verify the stay standing of trains on its suburban community unfold between Churchgate station in south Mumbai and Dahanu in adjoining Palghar district.
Based on the zonal railway, the app, Yatra, additionally has a number of different options.
Western Railway normal supervisor Ashok Kumar Misra launched the app at Churchgate station concourse within the presence of railway officers and different dignitaries, Sumit Thakur, chief public relations officer, WR, stated in a press launch.
The Western Railway has put in GPS monitoring gadgets in all its suburban trains, which is able to allow the app to offer their real-time location.
Thakur stated with this app, developed in collaboration with a non-public agency, commuters won’t solely have the ability to get a practice’s stay location on map, however may also see it shifting.
“In just three simple steps, commuters can view the live location. Commuters can find the nearest stations directly on the map, type the source station and track the train of their choice so they can gauge how close or far they are from the train to plan their journey,” he stated.
Thakur stated commuters will get genuine info concerning practice stay updates, bulletins, newest timetable, maps of main railway stations and their facilities.
The software program additionally supplies details about Mumbai Metro companies and buses, and it has a bit the place customers may give their suggestions.
Passengers can even have an quick access to necessary railway and medical emergency contact numbers and travellers can use the app to discover close by vacationer locations and locations to go to close to stations.
The Western Railway stated the the app is divyangjan-friendly as effectively.
Divyang commuters (individuals with disabilities) who function the cell phone by way of voice instructions can simply discover their practice’s stay location with the assistance of Google Assistant, Thakur stated.
Final July, the Central Railway had launched stay monitoring of its suburban trains via the app.