The Lucknow junction in Uttar Pradesh would be wi-fi enabled from Saturday, railway officials said. Passengers on the railway station will get wi-fi services free of charge for 30 minutes after which they would be charged, divisional railway manager Anoop Kumar said.
The facility, he added, would be available to people after they purchase platform tickets and in a 50 metre area in and around the railway station. This service is being launched by the North Eastern Railways. The tariff for usage after the stipulated 30 minutes will be announced later in the day.
Lucknow is the parliamentary constituency of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Earlier this year, Varanasi railway station and the ‘ghats’ (a flight of steps leading down to a river) along the Ganges river were also provided free wi-fi services. Varanasi is the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (IANS)