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Odishatv Bureau

New Delhi: 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 Minister 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."

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."


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