Do you love to travel by train and want to get a ticket easily? Mobile train ticketing service can be the best solution for you. In this post, we’ll share the process of Bangladesh Railway Ticket Booking via Mobile phone.
Rail is an easy and popular communication system, which plays an important role in Bangladesh. Relatively, the train is the safest and cheapest more than other transports, so many people want to travel to go their specified destination. Due to the pressure of the passengers on the train, many times it is difficult to get tickets or stand on a long waiting line at Railway station counter.
However, Bangladesh Railway introduced the mobile ticketing system to make easier the traveling by train, which was also known as SMS ticketing. The mobile operator companies Grameenphone, Robi and Banglalink were providing this service to their customers.
At present, the mobile operator companies are not providing this mobile-based ticketing service without Robi. By using this system, a subscriber can book the train tickets without going to the railway station. There are two ways to train travelers for booking tickets, the train travelers can use anyone process for booking primarily.
Bangladesh Railway Ticket Booking via Mobile
Firstly, Robi users need to dial *131 # from their Robi number for booking train tickets. Then, the users will be requested to provide the information about the date of the journey, start station, destination station, train name and desired seats. At the end of the booking process, they will get an SMS with the booking code and fare instantly.
Train Ticket Booking via RobiCash Apps
Alternately, you can also use RobiCash apps for Bangladesh Railway ticket booking via mobile phone. In this case, you should have a RobiCash account for booking through apps. If you have a Robi or Airtel number, then you can open a RobiCash in a few seconds.
By dialing just *787*1# from Robi and *400*1*1# from Airtel, the users can create a RobiCash account easily. Then, you would download the RobiCash apps from the Google play store and log in your account. After login successfully in RobiCash, you will get the train ticket booking option there.
Within 30 minutes of receiving the SMS, the traveler will be paid the ticket price going to nearest RobiCash Points. There are about 30,000 RobiCash Points across the country. Besides, a passenger can also get the support of the entire process from the agent points.
At the end, the train travelers will receive an SMS with e-ticket number after paying the train fare in the RobiCash Point. It has been advised to collect the printed ticket at least one hour before the train departure time by showing this e-ticket number. They can collect this paper-based ticket at 52 Railway Stations across the country.
According to the regulations of the Bangladesh Railway Authority, the ticket is not transferable and you can’t purchase more than four times a month. Mobile-based ticketing service is available only for intercity trains on specific routes.
A service charge of Tk. 20 will be applicable every seat for Bangladesh Railway Ticket Booking via Mobile. This service is available for passengers between 8 am to 10 pm for seven days a week. Furthermore, they will get the opportunity to purchase the tickets up to 10 days in advance the journey date.
You also see to know
Robi train ticketing service is approved by Bangladesh Railway. If you have any query about it, you can content with Robi customer care by dialing 123 (Charge applicable) or visit Robi official website. Robi also provide BD Train Tracker service for their users to know the current location of the train. You can connect with us no facebook and twitter to get more information.