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Travel Khana & txtWeb provide SMS food booking in train


Travelkhana.com, a service that allows railway commuters to enhance their travel experience by placing food orders with popular food joints on the go teams up with txtWeb, India’s largest app store for text based applications to extend its reach to virtually any mobile phone user in the country. To avail the service, so far users were required to have an internet connection. However, by making the application available on txtWeb, now users can book their meal through a simple SMS. To access the app, users need to SMS TravelKhana to 51115.

Simply by sharing their PNR number over SMS, the customers can place an order and enjoy the delivery right at their seat. The choice of food joints includes almost all the popular restaurants of major stations. The facilities offered include ‘cash on delivery’ as well as group bookings. As a gesture for a friend or loved one, pre-bookings can also be made to ensure their journey is all the more comfortable.

Said Pushpinder Singh, CEO and Co-founder, Travel Khana: “We have always promised quality service at the simplest possible manner to our customers and with this partnership, we are looking to extend this offering to virtually anyone with just a mobile phone.”

Manish Maheshwari, MD, txtWeb, commented, ’So far, the railway commuter has been subjected to eating what is available in the railway pantry. With the launch of this app, he/she will have access to almost all the great food joints on the go.’

Travelkhana.com, started in 2012 is a service provider for transforming the experience of the Railway Passenger. It offers a variety of choices to a Railway passenger so that the passengers can order food as per their liking and at their price point while they are travelling. The Travelkhana automated platform tracks trains in real time across India and ensures that fresh food is delivered to the passenger as per their choice in real time. It also helps vendors and restaurants in terms of effective and efficient fulfillment. Additionally it completes an entire fulfillment cycle right from the point of ordering to Delivery, Customer feedback and Reconciliation. What is most exciting is that Railway passengers are served fresh food thanks to the patented technology behind Travelkhana, which currently operates in 140 cities and is rapidly expanding across the Railway network. They have tied up with around 650 restaurants and railway caterers.

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