The Metro Railway authority has informed through a Press Release that the commuters may now book their QR Code based on East-West Metro Corridor 12 hours in advance by downloading ‘Metro Ride Kolkata’ app. The system started on Tuesday (February 8, 2022). It is to be mentioned that this ticketing option on this corridor was introduced on December 4, 2021 as a part of celebration of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
So long Metro commuters could book the QR Code based tickets 45 minutes prior to their journey. With the new system introduced from today they will be able to book it 12 hours prior to their journey which means, the journey should commence within 12 hours of booking time on the day of booking.
Passengers will have to follow the Covid protocol while in the Metro premises.