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App To Smoothen Spiritual Travels

Published: 24th November 2014 06:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th November 2014 06:18 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: With mobile phones becoming indispensable, it is only natural to find religious information too on your phone. The immediacy of mobile apps providing ready information instantaneously even when people are on the move gave way to the idea of engaging pilgrims via technology. Now RailYatri.in has turned this next-generation thought into reality.

spiritual.jpgRailYatri.in has once again partnered with Southern Railways and launched an app exclusively for Sabarimala pilgrims. The first-of-its-kind mobile app for pilgrims of Sabarimala hosts unique features such as one-click arrival/departure train information for Sabarimala related stations. Religious travelers can now easily find the timetable of trains and can even book a taxi to reach to the final destination from the railway station.The objective of the Sabarimala app is to offer services to pilgrims on the go and to provide them a hassle-free train experience. “When there is an app for booking movie tickets, ordering pizza, an app for Sabarimala, the biggest religious event of South India makes much sense,” says Manish Rathi, Co-founder and CEO, RailYatri.in.

“This is an age where even the Pope turned to Twitter. It is time we bridge the information gap for worshippers through technology and also help Railways in whatever little way we can.”

One can go to RailYatri.in’s official website, www.railyatri.in and download the app from the home page or you can directly download it from the Google Playstore.

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