Metro tickets book in 120 Days Advance with rail tickets IRCTC DMRC and CRIS Collaborated

The Indian Railways, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) have announced a partnership under the One India One Ticket initiative to enhance the experience of mainline railway and metro commuters in the Delhi/NCR region. DMRC QR code-based tickets can now be booked on the IRCTC website and mobile application, the full version of which will be launched soon, it said on Wednesday.

According to the statement, the metro tickets can be booked up to 120 days in advance and will be valid for 4 days. Currently, Delhi Metro single journey tickets can be booked with same-day validity only. “Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC), DMRC and CRIS have joined hands in this initiative to enhance travel experience of main line railway and metro passengers in Delhi NCR region and promote Government of India’s initiative ‘One India One Ticket’.

The beta version of DMRC QR code based ticket was launched on Wednesday, which will allow main line rail passengers to book DMRC QR code tickets on the IRCTC website and Android version of mobile application. One DMRC QR code per passenger will be printed/available in IRCTC’s electronic reservation slip. On this occasion, IRCTC CMD Sanjay Kumar Jain and DMRC MD Vikas Kumar said that ‘based on the success of the beta version, the regular version of IRCTC-DMRC QR code ticket will be launched soon.’

He said that “With this facility, DMRC-IRCTC QR code-based tickets will be synchronized with the Indian Railways’ Advance Reservation Period (ARP), which will also allow passengers to book metro tickets up to 120 days in advance. Apart from this, metro tickets will be valid only for a few days. Delhi Metro tickets will be valid for a single journey for a total of 4 days, from one day before the date of travel to the date of travel and 2 days after.

This initiative will enhance the experience of rail passengers by allowing them to book Delhi Metro tickets on the rail ticket confirmation page, which will be linked to the stations falling in Delhi/NCR region. Passengers can also book Delhi Metro tickets later through the booking history page. Apart from this, easy cancellation facility will also be available. This move will save rail passengers from the hassle of standing in long queues at Delhi Metro stations while buying DMRC tickets.

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