February 09, 2016

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways to launch “Mobile App for Paperless Unreserved Tickets” on Suburban (MMTS) section in Twin Cities

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways will launch “Mobile Application for Paperless Unreserved Tickets” on Suburban (MMTS) section in the twin cities of Hyderabad & Secunderabad through Remote Video Link from New Delhi tomorrow i.e., 10th February, 2016. The launch function will be simultaneously held at Platform No. 10, Secunderabad Railway Station (Bhoiguda side) at 15.30 hrs.
Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Hon’ble Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge), Govt. of India will be the Guest of Honour for this function, the other distinguished guests are Shri Md. Mahmood Ali, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister & Minister for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, ULC, Stamps & Registration, Govt. of Telangana; Shri Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Hon’ble Minister for Commercial Taxes and Cinematography, Govt. of Telangana; Shri Naini Narsimha Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Home, Prisons, Fire Services, Sainik Welfare, Labour & Employment, Govt. of Telangana; Shri T.Padma Rao Goud, Hon’ble Minister for Excise & Prohibition, Sports and Youth Services, Govt. of Telangana; Dr. K. Keshava Rao, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Shri V.Hanumantha Rao, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Shri Mohd. Ali Khan, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha). The function will be also attended by other public representatives, dignitaries and Senior Railway Officials.
Salient features Mobile App for Paperless Unreserved Tickets” on Suburban (MMTS) section in Hyderabad City:-
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 follow below steps to book a paperless mobile ticket.
o Login into the application.
o After successful login, select “Book Ticket” option.
o In the next screen, select the “Normal Booking” option.
o Enter the ‘from station’ and ‘to station’ details for which you want to book a ticket and click on “done” option.
o In this screen, select the number of adult and child passengers, class and train type. The ticket type and payment type will be selected by default as “JOURNEY (J)” and “RWALLET”. After entering the details select “OK”.
o The next screen will show the details which you have entered, ticket fare and wallets balance (current balance), if the details entered are correct, select “Book Ticket” options. This will take you to the next screen where you can find the booked ticket details.
Once registered the Paperless Unreserved Mobile Ticketing App can be utilised for booking Unreserved tickets at any of the stations given below:
To check the legitimacy of the Paperless Tickets booked by the passengers, TTE’s are provided with a Mobile TTE App.