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Now Enjoy Free Wi-Fi Facility at More Railway Stations in India

In a recent announcement made by Indian Railways, free Wi-Fi facility has been extended to Hazaribagh station of Jharkhand. With this announcement, Indian Railways has touched the milestone of 6000 railway platforms that goes live with free Wi-Fi network. Now passengers can access high-speed internet on their devices on the go.

 

In January 2016, free Wi-Fi service was started from Mumbai railway station. Later, Midnapore in West Bengal became the 5000th railway station to provide free Wi-Fi service. On 15 May 2021, along with Hazaribagh, the Jarapada railway station in the Angul district of Odisha was also commissioned with a Wi-Fi facility.

 

Commissioning these railway stations with free Wi-Fi facilities boosts aspiring digital India program that aim to connect passengers and the general public with the digital system. This step will bridge the digital gap between rural and urban passengers while enhancing their experience.

 

RailTel, a PSU under the Ministry of Indian Railways, provides Wi-Fi facility at stations on a self-sustainable basis with no cost to the railway. According to news agency source PTI – the task was carried out in partnership with Google, PGCIL, DOT (under USOF), and Tata Trusts.

 

As of May 2021, check out the State-wise list of Wi-Fi enabled railway stations in India

 

Railway station with free Wi-Fi facility: Download State-wise List

 

 

 

 

Also read Attention Passengers: Indian Railways Cancel 28 Special Trains from May 9

 

How to Connect Free Wi-Fi at Railway Stations in India?

 

Follow these steps to connect to the Wi-Fi network at Indian railway stations:

 

  • Turn on your phone’s Wi-Fi
  • Search for available networks
  • Select Railwire Wi-Fi
  • On the phone’s web browser, the Railwire website homepage will appear
  • Enter the mobile number and click on “Receive SMS” to get the railway station Wi-Fi password
  • One time password will arrive on your mobile number
  • Enter the OTP and connect to the high-speed internet

 

The internet service is free and can be accessed from smartphones and laptops.

 

Stay in touch with RailMitra for the latest updates on Indian Railways. Besides, you can also use our online platform to check train schedule, PNR status, and live train running status.

 

 

 

 

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Monika Kumari is a digital marketing strategist by profession with an innate love for writing! She is always curious about learning new stuff. She describes herself as a dreamer who believes in living in the moment and savouring the journey with a positiv

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Author: Monika kumari


Monika Kumari is a digital marketing strategist by profession with an innate love for writing! She is always curious about learning new stuff. She describes herself as a dreamer who believes in living in the moment and savouring the journey with a positiv