Delhi Metro has officially announced that it is planning to launch Momentum 2.0, its first virtual shopping app for commuters. The app will allow commuters to place orders on the go and then pick them up from metro stations.
Delhi Metro is launching India’s first virtual shopping app for commuters. No more waiting in lines or missing out on deals. Buy a range of products and book services while traveling in Metro and collect your orders at destination stations. To read more, visit https://t.co/nuCEQqJAk3
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation I please little known ? (@OfficialDMRC) February 19, 2023
Delhi Metro to launch ‘Momentum 2.0’ app: How it works
The ‘Momentum 2.0’ app will also come with features like instant recharge for Delhi Metro smart cards and “smart payment options for other utility services”. It will provide last mile connectivity options, virtual stores for shopping and access to digital lockers at metro stations.
Passengers will be able to book bikes, e-rickshaws, cabs from the app. It will also allow them to view timetable charts for feeder buses, DTC buses and cluster buses from Delhi Metro stations.
As far as shopping is concerned, they will be able to shop for grocery and other essential items. Select brands will display their items which users can buy by scanning a QR code while waiting for their Metro to arrive.
DMRC has also announced that it will soon introduce its own digital lockers called “smart boxes” for passengers at select stations. As per the official statement, “These smart boxes will offer secure, tech-enabled management of parcels, security items and products. These user friendly lockers will work in collaboration with e-commerce companies for the fastest delivery and retrieval cycles. Apart from this, passengers can also use smart boxes on payment basis.
Other features offered by the app include location and status of gates, escalators, train timings, accommodation in coaches and seat availability.
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