Mumbai: The Indian Railway will arrange facility for passengers to watch movies on mobile phone through WiFi hotspot. In the pilot phase of the infotainment service, it will be implemented in Mumbai local trains.
The service will come into effect from July in Mumbai and it will be extended to other regions later. In Mumbai, most of the railway stations have WiFi facility. But the commuters used to have trouble to access internet as the signal gets interrupted when the train moves.
But with the new facility, railway aims to give uninterrupted internet access to all commuters to enjoy entertainment programmes on smartphone. The passengers should download an app for this purpose. The production of the app is underway.
It is reported that the facility will be available in all local trains of central railway. At present, passengers in trains like Rajdhani express can watch movies in the LCD screen installed in front of their seat.