The Western Railway (WR) on Wednesday launched a cell software that can enable commuters to examine the reside standing of trains on its suburban community unfold between Churchgate station in south Mumbai and Dahanu in adjoining Palghar district.
According to 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 supply their real-time location.
Thakur stated with this app, developed in collaboration with a personal agency, commuters won’t solely be capable of get a practice’s reside location on map, however may 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 relating to practice reside updates, bulletins, newest timetable, maps of main railway stations and their facilities.
The software program additionally offers details about Mumbai Metro providers and buses, and it has a piece the place customers may give their suggestions.
Passengers may also 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 through voice instructions can simply discover their practice’s reside location with the assistance of Google Assistant, Thakur stated.
Last July, the Central Railway had launched reside monitoring of its suburban trains by means of the app.