Train traveling has a different appeal of its own. Meeting new people, enjoying the scenic beauty of India, and of course, the aesthetic vibe of traveling on a train which people like very much these days. Since the world has evolved and has accepted major technological changes and has shifted to the online world. accepting and adapting to this new online world, the Indian railways have also made ticket booking easier these days by launching an online portal from where you can book your train tickets as well as food for the train. Not only this, but you can also book your online platform tickets from the online portal created by the government of India.
In this guide, we are going to tell you about the correct way with which you can book your platform ticket online.
A Step-by-Step Guide to booking platform tickets online
The new online method of ticket booking launched by the Indian Railways has eased the worries of a lot of people. There is a very simple easy method with which you can book your platform ticket that is mandatory for everyone to keep when going to a railway station. The steps given below will help you in the process of railway platform ticket online booking.
- Install and Register on the Application
The first thing that you need to do is to Install the UTS Application from the Play Store and then, register on the app using your mobile number.
- Select Book Platform Ticket online option
After registration, you have to select the ‘Book Ticket’ option from the different options given on the home screen of the application. You also have the paper and paperless options present for you.
- Choose a Railway Station
To book the ticket, you have to select the railway station and for this open the location of the application. Then, select the railway station depending on the location and then progress to the mode of payment.
- Make Online payment
There are two different options for you to choose from. You can either opt to use the R-wallet or make the payment from your Credit/Debit card. Once, you have successfully booked your ticket it will be displayed on the screen which you can show to the TTE when you go to the railway station.
As you have seen that it is very easy to book a ticket using the UTS application. You do not need to use the irctc login id and password create on the IRCTC website on this application. So, if you have forgotten that then, there is no need for it.
Conditions to book Online platform ticket
Before, you proceed to book a ticket there are certain things that are compulsory.
- The GPS of your mobile phone should be one before you book the ticket.
- If you are booking a paperless ticket then, you cannot cancel it.
- You need to book the ticket just one hour before the journey.
- It is important that your ticket should be visible on the application.