A Study on the Indian Railway Smart Card Usage

22 Pages Posted: 23 May 2008

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Saeed Khan

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies


The smart cards are now days commonly utilised for purchasing the transportation services ticket fares like buses, railways, etc. There are many such projects underway around the world for transportation utility services like railways. The important factor for the ticketing system in railways is the transaction payment time. The payment time of not more than 300 milliseconds is usually demanded. The Indian Railways smart card is pre-filled and does not have to connect to the bank's site for payment. So, the speed of the facility is very good for payment. The feedback of the respondents who already a user of this service will depend upon this important factor.

Keywords: Mumbai Suburban, Indian Railways, Smart Card

JEL Classification: L92, D10

Suggested Citation

Khan, Saeed Ahmed, A Study on the Indian Railway Smart Card Usage. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1136602 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1136602

Saeed Ahmed Khan (Contact Author)

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies ( email )


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