KOCHI (Metro Rail News): In its attempt to promote cashless transactions Kochi Metro Rail Limited has added one more feature for the benefit of commuters. Metro users can generate a ticket with the QR Code on their mobile phones through Kochi 1 app. One can use this QR code at the AFC gate and travel.
“This mode is completely cashless and does not require any interface with Ticket Office Operator. At present Kochi Metro has more 80,000 Kochi 1 card users. For non-card users, Metro has already taken measures such as Cash boxes and digital payment modes. With this passengers can directly enter the platform without standing in queues at ticket counters”, an official told Metro Rail News.
“We are promoting and encouraging contactless and cashless travel in Metro. The current scenario demands such modes of transactions. We are committed for providing a safe and clean metro for Kochiites.” said KMRL MD Alkesh Kumar Sharma.
On average, 9000 commuters are using the metro every day according to official data.
A person has to download the Kochi1 application from Play Store (for Android) or App Store (for iOS users) in order to make use of the above-mentioned facility.