Pakistan Railways launches E-ticketing system

LAHORE: The Pakistan Railways have launched electronic ticketing system today to facilitate the passengers.


Railways MinisterKhawaja Saad Rafique inaugurated the system in a ceremony held here at the PR Headquarters.

After the inauguration, the passengers will be able to pay for their tickets online via credit or debit cards, online bank transfers or micro transactions like UBL Omni Easypaisa or Mobicash.

With the launch of digital ticketing system passengers will be able to book and pay for tickets from the comfort of their home by using computers or mobile phones.

Moreover, the digital system will increase the seat capitalization for the railways and decrease chances of corruption.

Everything will be handled electronically so tickets canbe booked quickly and efficiently with no human interaction.