SIGH OF RELIEF, AS COMMUTERS LAUD AMEACHI OVER INTRODUCTION OF E-TICKETS IN NIGERIAN RAILWAY SYSTEM.
Commuters have applauded the Nigerian Minister for transportation, Rt, Hon. Chibiuke Rotimi Ameachi for his courage and zeal in revamping the Nigerian Railway System.
Rail transportation is a popular means of commuting for countries with massive population.
As part of the Buhari’s administration’s drive to make rail transport popular again.The Nigerian Railway Corporation has just introduced e-ticketing into rail transportation across Nigeria, starting with Abuja – Kaduna commuters.
Announcing the e-ticketing for train services beginning from the Abuja-Kaduna route.
Fedet Okhiria, the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Managing Director, said this on Wednesday 13th January 2021 in Abuja that the process would be on test run for a week before it’s formal inauguration on January 20th 2021.
The e-ticketing process reduces the numerous inconveniences associated with rail transportation, especially when it comes to passenger bookings.
It allows for multiple bookings, to be made simultaneously providing visibility of everything in one place.
With the introduction of e-ticketing, one can make bookings from start to finish, within two minutes freeing up time for much more important task, unlike humans at the other end of the desk, the e-booking system doesn’t sleep. This means they are accessable from anywhere, at anytime without having to limit oneself to pesky working hours.