New Delhi, February 11: The Indian Railways has launched a new service of "wake-up call" on the mobile phones of passengers half-an-hour ahead of their scheduled arrival to their destination. And Tweeple are a happy lot.
Railway Minster Piyush Goyal tweeted: "Railways will now help passengers get rid of their worry of missing out their destination station during the journey.
"Passengers will be alerted by a wake-up call half an hour before the arrival, so that they are ready to disembark before their arrival." Indian Railways Rejects Reports of Replacing Urdu Signboards With Sanskrit at Stations.
Wake-up alarm will get passengers' on their toes 30 minutes before the train reaches their individual destinations. This service was hailed by the netizens as the social media flooded with reactions.
A user wrote, "Wow.....this is so good...I have faced very problems like that...but now I'm sleeping with easily n n without worry's thank u sir...and also Indian railways."
Another wrote, "Luggage ka bhi dhyaan rakhna padta hai Sir. Nahi soo sakte na..."
A post read, "Small but very important facility." A user remarked, "Isme naya kya hai? We have been using alert facility"