Indian Railways Now Offerimg Wi-Fi Service At New Delhi Railway Station
The Wi-Fi service will be free for an initial period of 30 minutes”
Indian Railways has introduced free public Wi-Fi at the New Delhi railway station. Passengers at the country’s busiest railway station will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi connectivity on their devices while they wait for their train to arrive.
The first 30 minutes are free, beyond which multiple recharge options are available. Commuters can buy extra Wi-Fi time either online by using their credit cards, or by purchasing scratch cards from Wi-Fi help-desks located at the Paharganj and Ajmeri Gate sides of the station. 30 minutes of access is priced at Rs 25, while 60 minutes will cost Rs 35, both valid for 24 hours.
The government has spent Rs 50 lakh for the service, and will spend Rs 16 lakh annually to maintain the project. Indian Railways is also planning to launch the same service on a trial basis at stations in Agra, Ahmedabad and Varanasi by the end of 2014, and in Kolkata’s Howrah, Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Secunderabad by early next year.