Now Shop While Traveling In Trains: India Railways Plans To Tie Up With Ecommerce Giants (Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal)

Shopping o Indian Railways

Everyone are familiar with Online shopping and most of us will finish of shopping before boarding the train and we have the habit of relaxing and enjoy the sceneries around.

But now, you know what Indian Railways is having a plan to join E-commerce giants like Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal and the travelers could be shopping

While the move will add heft to railways non-fare revenues, it will be a game-changer for e-commerce companies as they will be in a position to cater to the needs of half a billion-reserved railway travelers annually, many of whom have never shopped online.

Under the profit-sharing plan, the railways would allow e-commerce companies to set up warehouses and pick-up points across 400 stations.

The move works to the benefit of both parties: the railways have been looking to raise non-fare revenues by 10-20% while e-commerce companies are looking to a deeper presence in smaller towns.


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This also fits into the railway plan to equip 100 major railway stations with high speed Wi-Fi connectivity with the help of Google by the end of the year.

Already close to 60 stations provide the service.

The railways are also looking to allow cab aggregators to tap railway passengers in big cities.

What that means is that a fully-charged mobile phone will be the key determinant while travelling long-distance on Indian Railways in the not-too-distant future. It would over time affect the viability of brick and mortar stores.

Enjoy the service , but do not forget to help the environment go greener, it is not only that we should plant trees, but there are variety of things to follow, particularly keeping the travelling place neat should be the main Motto.

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