Indian Railways, with more than 8500 stations, now provides internet service to 158 rural stations through Wi-Fi hotspots.
Wi-Fi services are being provided to passengers under ‘Railwire’, the retail Broadband distribution model of RailTel. Offering users the best Internet connectivity, Railwire Wi-Fi can be used by anyone with a working mobile connection on a smartphone.
Earlier this week, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the number of railway stations with strong Wi-Fi connection has reached 324, helping meet digital aspirations of the country.
Here are the top 5 States to have the best Wi-Fi Connectivity –
1. Andhra Pradesh
Commissioned Stations – Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Guntur,Palasa, Rajahmundry, Kakinada Town, Nellore, Srikakulam Road, Bhimavaram Town, Samalkot Jn., Eluru, SatyaSai Prashanti Nilayam, Anakapalle, Tenali Jn.,Tuni & Vizianagaram
Commissioned Stations – Jorhat Town,Guwahati, Lumding, Rangiya Jn.,
Commissioned Stations – Patna, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Gaya, Danapur, Mokama, Kiul Jn.,Samastipur Jn., Darbhanga, Chhapra & Bhagalpur
Commissioned Stations – Chandigarh
Commissioned Stations – Raipur, Bilaspur, Champa Jn.,Bhilai Power House, Raigarh & Durg, Rajnandgaon