LAHORE (Web Desk) – The Pakistan Railways have officially launched electronic ticketing system to facilitate the passengers here on Monday.

The state of the art ticketing system was launched  in a ceremony held here at the PR Headquarters by Railways MinisterKhawaja Saad Rafique.

After the inauguration, the passengers will be able to pay for their tickets online via credit or debit cards, online bank transfers or micro transactions like UBL Omni Easypaisa or Mobicash.

With the launch of digital ticketing system passengers will be able to book and pay for tickets from the comfort of their home by using computers or mobile phones. Commuters need to register at the website and by following simple steps they can book the tickets to their favourite destination without much hassle.

With the induction of the new system, it is expected that seat capitalization for the railways would increase chances of corruption would diminish.

Everything will be handled electronically so tickets can be booked quickly and efficiently with no human interaction.