Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has launched Rath Yatra Mobile App ‘ECOR YATRA’ for the benefit of the passengers especially to the devotees who are coming to witness annual car festival of Lord Jagannath and His siblings.
This year Rath Yatra falls on July 4.
Passengers having android based smart phones can download this App from Google Play Store and can get the information related to different regular and special trains and other facilities by ECoR during the Rath Yatra festival.
One can view the complete details of special trains scheduled to run during the Rath Yatra period from July 3 to 14, information related to all regular trains in the train time table, train live Information, including platform numbers allocation at Puri for respective trains, lodging arrangements, including facilities of tourism, retiring rooms and mela shed arrangements through IRCTC, information of special additional ticket counters at Puri and at wayside stations by browsing the App.
Passengers can also know transport facilities at Puri by OSRTC and pre-paid taxi along with fares seat availability while fare enquiry and NTES and PNR Enquiry was also linked.
Both reserved and unreserved tickets can be booked through this App. Videos on use of Automatic Ticket vending Machine (ATVM) and Unreserved Ticketing System on Mobile (UTS on Mobile) can be viewed from this App.
Information on other facilities like Helpline numbers, passenger amenities like catering and drinking water arrangement, e-catering, medical assistance and sanitation, wheel chairs for Divyangjan, battery operated vehicle (BOV) at platform, photo gallery, grievances and free Wi-Fi facilities can be available in this App.
Apart from this, Dos and Don’ts for the passengers, Security, Medical and other Helpline Numbers are available for direct dialing through this App. Provision of Emergency notification to the public like updates on cases of lost luggage, missing person etc. as received through Helpline Numbers can be available besides important public notification.
Live streaming of Rath yatra is also available through this App.