Last Updated: 12 May, 2022 06:40 AM
Chennai: Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs) have been installed at several railway stations of the Southern Railway to obtain tickets, platform tickets and season tickets. Southern Railway has introduced the facility of paying tickets through automated machines based on the QR code to encourage cashless transactions and digital transactions.
Travel, walkway tickets, season tickets can be purchased using this QR code feature. Also, the smart card can be recharged using the QR codes generated in the ATVs. Railways have announced a 0.5 per cent discount on fares for season tickets purchased using the QR code.