Amazon India has partnered with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), to provide customers facility to book reserved train tickets on Amazon.
The company noted that with this new offering, customers will be able to check seat and quota availability across all train classes on the Amazon app. They can also pre-load money into their Amazon Pay Balance wallet.
According to Amazon, the feature is open to Android and iOS app users. Customers can book their tickets by clicking the trains/ travel category under the Amazon Pay tab. From there, they can select their route/travel dates and get a list of all available trains.
Speaking on the launch, Vikas Bansal, Director, Amazon Pay, said, “We are excited to partner with IRCTC and move another step forward in making life easy and convenient for our customers. Last year, we launched flights and bus ticket bookings on Amazon. With the facility to book reserved train tickets on our platform, we are enabling travel across any mode preferred by customers.”