Indian Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal today launched Wi-Fi service in Howrah New Delhi Rajdhani Express. This would enable passengers to access free of cost Internet during the journey. In the beginning it would be executed as a Pilot Project and shall be introduced gradually in other trains.
With this facility, it becomes the country’s first Wi-Fi-enabled train to offer connectivity to passengers free of cost.
The Railway plans to extend the service on other Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Express trains based on customer feedback.
The passengers will be required to register themselves by providing their PNR number and other details after which they will be given login ID and password through an SMS. The ID and Password will be valid for the entire journey on the train.