With a goal of providing first-and-last-mile connectivity. The railway PSU IRCTC had announced a partnership with cab aggregator Ola.
This is to give commuters an option to book the taxi on its app. The tie-up is a six-month pilot project. This will give customers access to Ola booking services through the IRCTC Rail Connect App and on its website.
The Ola cab facility will provide all the services of Ola. offered such as Ola Micro, Ola Mini, Ola Auto, Ola Share etc. It is on the same price available directly on the IRCTC Rail Connect App and website. However, customers would not be entitled to any discount.
Cabs can be booked in advance
Customers can choose to book cabs up to seven days in advance or upon reaching the railway station.
Furthermore, the IRCTC outlets at railway stations or Ola’s self-serving kiosk will also enable commuters to book cabs. The partnership will provide first-and-last-mile connectivity to commuters, an IRCTC spokesperson said.
The officials said,”The ease of travel of our commuters is of prime importance to us and we believe that this association will help in delivering unparalleled convenience to the users on our platform, fostering and strengthening the culture of Digital India,”.