In what could be a relief for those commuting on the Delhi Metro Airport Express Line, passengers can now use QR code-based facility on their smart phones to purchase tickets from Sunday (September 16), according to an official statement.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) stated that passengers would now be able to buy tickets without being physically present at the metro station, and said that the QR ticket could be bought from the ‘Ridlr App’ by selecting the origin, destination station, and number of passengers.
“Ridlr App would enable passengers to buy tickets without being physically present at the metro station. One can buy a QR ticket from the app by selecting the origin, destination station, and number of passengers. Upon paying the fare, the app will display the QR code for the journey,” according to the DMRC a statement.
DMRC also stated that the code could be tapped at the the QR enabled AFC entry gates in the metro stations on Airport Line, adding the new QR codes can be purchased between 04:00 hrs - 10 minutes prior to last advertised train timing.
All six metro stations of Airport Express Line have been provided with a set of two AFC gates each for entry and exit through QR enabled system.
(With PTI inputs)