Digital Smart Cloak Rooms at KSR, Cantonment railway stations

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankariya

Bengaluru Division of South Western Railway has allotted a contract for Digital Smart Cloak Rooms (Digilockers) at KSR Bengaluru city and Bengaluru Cantonment railway station under New, Innovative Non-Fare Revenue Ideas Scheme (NINFRIS).

This project in Railways will generate non fare revenue for Railways along with providing improved Cloakroom service through secure lockers,digital payment facility.

Kusuma Hariprasad,Additional Divisional Railway Manager,Bengaluru division has informed that these digi-cloak rooms will give an enhanced sense of safety and convenience to passengers about depositing their luggage.

Passengers will be able to operate the lockers themselves using the KLOAK App and all operations including payments will be done online.

During the initial phase an operator will be stationed near the lockers to help passengers without smart phones.

The license has been awarded to Stownest Technologies Pvt Ltd for a period of 1 year, extendable by one year.