Amazon has partnered with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to let people in the country book tickets directly from the Amazon app. Amazon has launched the train ticketing service, but the roll-out is moving in a phased manner.
On a dedicated page for the service, the e-commerce giant notes that the facility is available only for people using Amazon’s Android app or the company’s mobile website.
The iOS version will also get the feature ‘soon’, the company says, without quoting any timeline for the launch.
Highlighting the benefits of booking a train ticket through its platform, Amazon says that users will not have to pay any service or payment gateway charges (initially).
Moreover, the passengers’ information will be saved so they can quickly select their details while booking a general/tatkal quota ticket.
There will also be the option of one-click payments and instant refunds using the Amazon Pay wallet.
Works just like other booking experiences on Amazon
To book a train ticket, just select the ‘Trains’ option in the Amazon Pay section and enter the source and destination stations with travel dates……Read More>>