Ministry of Railways launched Free WiFi facility at Bangalore City Railway Station
Bangalore division of Indian Railways has partnered with RailTel and Telibrahma to provide “BluFi” services in the city railway station. BluFi stands for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. The BluFi services will allow passengers to access online content such as videos, games, wallpapers along with Railway-related information information such as PNR status, just by switching Bluetooth on their mobile devices at the station.
Railway had also proposed Wi-Fi facility at ‘A1’ & ‘A’ category stations and in 50 rakes of important trains in Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duranto category. This is in addition to Wi-Fi facility provided in 3 rakes of Howrah-New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express as a pilot project.
Free Wi-Fi services are provided RailTel as a part of its RailWire retail broadband drive. To use Railways’ free Wi-Fi service, passengers/users need to send a request for accessing Internet via their mobile phones. Users/passengers will then receive password via SMS for further proceedings.