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Kochi Metro Launches New Digital Ticketing Option with Google Wallet

Kochi Metro partners with Google Wallet for digital ticketing, offering secure, convenient access to tickets via smartphones, and streamlining travel experiences for commuters. Plans include extending the system to Kochi Water Metro services.

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Punam Singh
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Digital Ticketing with Google Wallet

Google has recently partnered with Kochi Metro as part of efforts to enhance digital ticketing options. This partnership is facilitated by Prudent Technologies, offering a seamless travel experience. 

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With the integration of Google Wallet into its ticketing system Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) provides metro users with streamlined access to tickets and navigation within the transit network.

What are the possible advantages of integrating Google Wallet for digital ticketing?

The partnership between Kochi  Metro and Google Wallet is primarily focused on providing personalized experiences to metro users while focusing on innovation and convenience.

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Some of the key advantages of using Google Wallet for digital ticketing can be:

  • Secure storage of tickets and passes on personal smartphones.
  • Quick access to tickets while traveling.
  • Convenience to purchase QR code tickets directly through the Google Wallet app.

The partnership will ease the ticketing process for passengers and streamline the travel experience for travelers. The Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) also plans to extend the system to Kochi Water Metro services soon.

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How to book a digital metro ticket using Google Wallet?

Commuters can follow the below-given steps to book metro tickets through the digital ticketing method.

  • Open the Google Wallet app on your device.
  • Navigate to the section for ticket booking within the app.
  • Select Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) as your preferred transit service provider.
  • Choose your departure and destination stations from the available options.
  • Explore the payment options provided by Google Wallet and select your preferred method.
  • Complete the payment process as instructed.
  • Once the payment is successful, you will receive your ticket electronically through the app.
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Conclusion

Thereby the integration of Google Wallet with KMRL services will provide commuters with a secure, convenient, and streamlined way to access and manage their tickets. Now, passengers will be able to easily store their tickets on their phones, and directly purchase QR code tickets through the Google Wallet app. 

Furthermore, there are also plans to extend the system to Kochi Water Metro services in the near future, showcasing the potential for further expansion and integration of digital ticketing solutions across different modes of transportation in the city.

 

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