Bengaluru Metro Now on WhatsApp: How to Book Namma Metro Tickets


Bengaluru Metro services are now available on WhatsApp, giving over 1.45 crore commuters a convenient way to buy tickets. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC) said it has partnered with WhatsApp to launch a chatbot that will let users book travel tickets that use QR technology for the city’s rapid transit system called Namma Metro. Is. Users will be able to pay for QR-based tickets for Namma Metro using WhatsApp’s UPI service, which is being described as a “first-ever QR ticketing service” for the transit system.

The WhatsApp chatbot for Namma Metro will not only let you book tickets, but will also provide you with the Metro trains map, fare list and itinerary. The chatbot makes inquiries in both English and Kannada, BMRC said, making it easier for people to access the services. This will save the time of the passengers as well as get rid of the hassle of waiting in line to get tickets. This is how you can use WhatsApp to book tickets for Namma Metro.

how to book namma metro ticket on whatsapp

  • Open WhatsApp on your Android or iOS phone.

  • Create a new chat and then tap on “New Contact” and add this number to your contacts – +91-8105556677. This is the chatbot number.

  • Send “Hello” in this chat.

  • You’ll see several options on the chat screen, allowing you to recharge your Metro travel pass, get single-trip QR-based tickets, and check fare lists and timetables. Each option has a number associated with it, so you can send the number to the option of your choice.

— When you select the single-journey ticket option, you will be asked about the metro stations you are traveling from. The fare will also be shown. You can pay for the ticket using the UPI option.

  • The chatbot will issue you a QR-based ticket which you can display on the scanner at the entry and exit gates of metro stations.

The post Bengaluru Metro Now on WhatsApp: How to Book Namma Metro Tickets first appeared on BGR India.

Read full article here

Leave a Reply