The federal government has disclosed its readiness to fully launch the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) e-ticketing platform next week.
The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday, January 13, disclosed this through his official Twitter handle.
Techeconomy.ng can report that the government has commenced test bookings on the e-ticketing platform on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line.
This medium gathered that the e-ticket which will be sold at various designated places and platforms is expected to enable passengers to access these tickets easily with minimal hurdles, as well as guarantee orderliness in the purchasing of the tickets and address some major security challenges.
Amaechi said: ‘’Yes, we have commenced test bookings on the NRC E-ticketing platform, starting with the Abuja-Kaduna rail line. Next week, we’ll launch fully. Check it out and make bookings at nrc.tps.ng.’’
The minister explained further that the tickets can be sold through phones, designated outlets and at various stations just as measures have also been put in place to ensure that the e-ticketing meets international standards.
Yes, we have commenced test bookings on the NRC E-ticketing platform, starting with the Abuja-Kaduna rail line. Next week, we'll launch fully. Check it out and make bookings at: https://t.co/bcuXRCbmjL
— Chibuike.R. Amaechi (@ChibuikeAmaechi) January 13, 2021