Monday, 28 September 2015

RailYatri joins hands with WeChat to help travellers on the move

The innovative partnership will enable train travellers get live and unique train information on the social messaging app, while on the go

New Delhi, 25th September, 2015:, India’s leading multi-modal train travel information provider, collaborated with WeChat, one of the leading social communications apps in the country to provide quick train information to travellers on the go. Users can access the Official Account of RailYatri, powered by unique crowd-sourced and curated information for train travellers, on WeChat. In this endeavour to serve train travellers better and in time, train information will be provided by RailYatri on the WeChat app.

There is always a dearth of information regarding train travel in India, causing passengers to make uninformed decisions that hamper their experiences. Being the most dependable and popular train app in India, RailYatri wants to address the needs of a train traveller wherever and whenever needed, with its treasure trove of information and insights. Therefore, to associate with WeChat, one of the most popular messaging apps, is a brilliant step ahead to help passengers with necessary information at a glance.

Today’s smartphone users seek instant information on the go and they can have that by accessing RailYatri through WeChat. “In our endeavour to reach out to every train traveller, this is our next step. We needed a platform that will help us resolve travellers’ queries, problems and provide viable advises in real time. WeChat would help us connect with a larger audience in lesser time,” says Manish Rathi, CEO and co-founder,

WeChat, with the array of helpful features can help RailYatri resolve travellers’ problems faster and help them make informed decisions. 

Nilay Arora, Country Head and Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, WeChat Indiasays, “We have always strived towards bringing the most engaging and useful experiences to our users. This collaboration with RailYatri is another step towards this direction where we aim to connect our users with useful information and utility services. We are hopeful that our users will derive maximum value from this collaboration.”

This collaboration will help train passengers get timely information to make better travel decisions. It will also help RailYatri reach out to a larger pool of users faster and on the go.

The brainchild of seasoned experts from IITs and IIM – KapilRaizada, SachinSaxena; and Manish Rathi with over 20 years of engineering experience – RailYatri is changing the ecosystem of train travel in India. The leading unique train travel content creator provides the most comprehensive information on trains, passenger amenities, food, time tables, platform information, speed of the train, personalized alerts on service disruption, new/special train announcements and much more via the mobile apps, mobile web and SMS. 

WeChat envisions and innovates new ways for people to connect, communicate and share. A mobile social communication app designed for smartphone users, WeChat is one of the world's fastest growing social apps with hundreds of millions of users internationally. WeChat empowers users in fun and dynamic ways, by bringing together messaging, social communication and games in one seamless, interactive experience, with comprehensive privacy and security settings that can be tailored as needed. WeChat provides a central point of control for users to share voice, photos, videos, and text messages across their entire social eco-system. Through Official Accounts, WeChat allows brands to deliver rich and high-touch appealing content experiences to engage with and grow their communities. WeChat is available free to download on Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Symbian and Windows operating system.

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