PUNE (Metro Rail News): Maha Metro has designed an app for seamless travel and contactless ticketing for the citizens of Pune. The app is called as ‘Pune Metro’ App. It is available in the Play Store for Android users and the App Store for iPhone users.
To access the app, user registration is required. The customer is requested to provide basic details like First Name, Last name, mobile number, email ID, gender, Date of birth. Based on the details received, a customer profile is created in the system. The user will be required to enter a mPIN for using this application. While the user can remain signed into the mobile application, they may be prompted for the mPIN for every ticket booking transaction.
Pune Metro app has many useful features such as Book Ticket, Fare Enquiry, Feeder Services etc. Through Book Ticket tab, a person can book one way, return or group tickets (Above 10). Through this feature, the person can decide and select the station and journey that he/she wants to go for. On selection total fare will be shown for the selected journey.
To book ticket the commuters shall be able to buy QR code tickets on the mobile application. The server shall generate a QR code on mobile which will act as the digital ticket for Metro travel. The readers at the gates will read the QR code image on the mobile screen and validate it before allowing him to pass through the gates and hence it is named as Tap & Go experience. The mobile app will allow commuters to make payments via all types of payment options like UPI payment, Any Bank Credit/Debit Card, Net banking supported for 40+ banks and Wallets like Paytm, Freecharge, PhonePe etc. It is compatible with Mobile and web-based transactions.
In view ticket section a person can view active as well as past trip tickets. Tickets that were purchased using the card, Pay U, Daily and weekly data of the tickets purchased would be available in View Tickets. Fare Enquiry: The fare chart for the PCMC to Phugewadi and Vanaz to Garware college metro station will appear here. The minimum fare is Rs 10 and the maximum is Rs 20 as of now for both the corridors. PCMC to Sant Tukaram Nagar and Bhosari is Rs 10 whereas PCMC to Kasarwadi and Phugewadi is Rs. 20. Similarly, from Vanaz to Anand Nagar and Ideal Colony is Rs 10 & Vanaz to Nalstop and Garware College is Rs 20. The fare for the return tickets between the terminal stations is kept at Rs 30.
The App also provides an option for a feeder service located nearest to you. Feeder services from Station to the nearest Railway station, Airport, Bus stop with facilities of e-Bike rental services, Redbus, e-Auto services etc. The feeder services include Bus, E-bikes, Cycles, Cabs etc with various registered partners such as PMPML, parking, Svida, Jeev Mobility etc are just a few to mention. The feeder service will help in first and last-mile connectivity for end-users.