KOLKATA (Metro Rail News): Good news for commuters of Kolkata! Now the commuters travelling by metro in Kolkata can recharge their smart cards from the comfort of their home as Manoj Joshi, General Manager, Metro Railway, has launched a new app, “Metro Ride Kolkata”. The app developed by CRIS will be available to download in Google Play store from 3rd March, 2022.
The final trial for the smart card recharge through this app was conducted in the presence of Mr. Manoj Joshi on 28thFebruary, 2022. This is not the first time that the Kolkata metro has introduced this feature, as it is also available on the official site of Metro Railways, where commuters must scan a QR code to recharge their cards. The app will be more user-friendly than the website and easy to access. This app can save the time of the commuters as now they don’t have to stand in long queues, and it will also be very useful as we are living in covid times. Avoiding lines and touching foreign surfaces can now be easily avoided