Do you do unreserved ticket booking often in railway station counters? Are you a passenger who travels frequently by train? Will you travel in suburban trains often across location? Are you wasting your time by standing in queue to take your unreserved tickets in Indian railway station? Do you forget to take Suburban train ticket? Do you lost your unreserved & local railway train ticket? Don’t worry to solve your problem and to book unreserved tickets faster, IRCTC has introduced a new feature for their train passengers.
How to Book Unreserved Train Ticket Online – Guide
IRCTC has rolled out a new feature last week for unreserved train ticket booking online faster. UTS an official Unreserved Ticketing Service IRCTC mobile app was introduced to book unreserved tickets online. The ultimate goal of this unreserved ticket booking app launching is to initiative for paperless ticketing. It’s just a beginning; IRCTC has launched paperless unreserved ticketing application. In future they may extend to normal ticket as well
You can download unreserved ticket booking app in Google Play store. Unreserved mobile ticketing services app is developed by Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS). As of now Unreserved ticketing mobile app is available for Android & Windows. Based on the people response, they are planning to introduce to blackberry.
UTS on mobile is an Indian railways official android mobile ticketing application which allows, train passengers to book their suburban train tickets online in Chennai & Mumbai suburban area using their smart phone. The application is designed in a fabulous way (i.e.) It’s very easy to use and train passenger can book ticket, cancel ticket. Also they can maintain their profile & mange frequent travel routes etc… The best advantage of this unreserved ticket app, after booking your unreserved tickets, you no need to connect internet and open the ticket. You can directly connect in offline
- Rail commuters can book the unreserved ticket using the UTS app; Instead of taking print-out of the rail tickets, they can just show the soft copy on the smartphone to the TTE.
- You can also book all type train tickets like normal, open, season ticket, and unreserved Train tickets.
- You will also have option to renewal your season ticket.
- Money for buying the unreserved tickets will be loaded through e-wallet mobile payment system. E-Wallet can be topped up in online by IRCTC website through credit /debit card. Also you can loaded up in railway ticket counters
- As per the suburban sections, passenger has to use the booked ticket with in a hour from the hour of booking the ticket
- The tickets can’t be forwarded to other since it has distinct color scheme everyday
Steps to Book the unreserved train ticket on UTS App
Before booking we would recommend you to check out the local & suburban railway station codes
Step #1: Download the UTS mobile App for your Android or Windows mobile Phone
Step #2: Now click on sign-up on the UTS mobile app. enter the mobile Number, Name and Select City, Select your ID card type and enter your Id card number. Click on Generate OTP.
Step #3: One time password will be sent to your mobile phone. Now type the one time password that has been sent to your mobile phone. Click on Confirm OTP.
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Step #4: Now select your default train type (i.e.) Ordinary, Express or Supper fast, select default payment type (i.e.) only Railway Wallet available now. Select class (i.e.) Second class, First Class
Step #5: Now select default ticket type (i.e.) journey, Return, select how many adults and child usually travel with train with you.
Step #6: Wait until the station gets sync with mobile app. Now add the route that you travel frequently. I personally travel in suburban train from Tambaram to Guindy because my office is near Tambaram station and my home is at Guindy. So I have selected the local train route from Guindy to Tambaram. You have also option to skip this.
Step #7: After selecting click done. The password will be sent to your mobile phone
Step #8: UTS mobile app the user will get registered and the railway wallet is created for the user. Initially the railway wallet will have zero balance You need to recharge e-wallet in railway counters or in online.
Step #9: Log into the UTS suburban mobile app and now enter the mobile number and the registration password that has been sent to your mobile Phone.
Step #10: Go to “Normal booking”. Select the route, then how many are travelling with you. Specify it under alerts & child, enter the ticket type, and select class train type & payment type. Now click on get fare. If you have enough amounts it will go for payment. If not then it will show a warning message saying “Wallet have insufficient amount. Please recharge it”.
Step #11: After click ok. Ticket will be booked automatically and it will be on the booking history. You can just show the softcopy to the local suburban train TTE.
Note: As of now the UTS mobile app is introduced in two cities Chennai & Mumbai
Pictures of booking Unreserved Train Ticket app
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