Commuters will be capable of purchase tickets by a cell app by choosing the origin, vacation spot, and variety of passengers. This may assist commuters save time and keep away from lengthy queues for buying tickets on the metro stations.
As soon as the brand new system is activated, the commuters will now not want to hold the plastic smartcards and wait in lengthy queues for single-return tokens and top-ups. Nonetheless, commuters can nonetheless purchase bodily tickets/tokens and use smartcards as they may nonetheless stay legitimate together with the brand new system.
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Nonetheless, AFC gates in all Metro stations at the moment are suitable with each QR-code and open-loop NCMC.
The QR-code-based ticket customers may also be given a 5 per cent low cost. Presently, the 5 per cent low cost is relevant solely to smartcard customers.
“We are going to begin with QR-based ticketing from subsequent month and NCMC will probably be rolled out later. Within the first section, it will likely be accessible solely by the Namma Metro app and can enable different digital pockets corporations to supply this facility. We are going to present a 5 per cent low cost to QR-code customers,” mentioned Parwez, the Instances of India report added.
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