Indian Railways Launches Wake-Up-Call Facility To Alert Passengers 30 Minutes Before Their Destination

Indian Railways Launches Wake-Up-Call Facility To Alert Passengers 30 Minutes Before Their DestinationLHB coaches on the Mumbai August Kranti Rajdhani Express (Superfast1111/Wikimedia Commons) 

The Indian Railways has launched a new service of "wake-up call" on the mobile phones of passengers half-an-hour ahead of their scheduled arrival to their destination.

Railway Minster Piyush Goyal tweeted: "Railways will now help passengers get rid of their worry of missing out their destination station during the journey.

"Passengers will be alerted by a wake-up call half an hour before the arrival, so that they are ready to disembark before their arrival."

Wake-up alarm will get passengers' on their toes 30 minutes before the train reaches their individual destinations.

This service was hailed by the netizens as the social media flooded with reactions.

A user wrote, "Wow.....this is so good...I have faced very problems like that...but now I'm sleeping with easily n n without worry's thank u sir...and also Indian railways."

Another wrote, "Luggage ka bhi dhyaan rakhna padta hai Sir. Nahi soo sakte na..."

A post read, "Small but very important facility."

A user remarked, "Isme naya kya hai? We have been using alert facility"

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