As many as 10 Ola cabs can be parked at the stand and passengers can also book cabs through a booking kiosk installed there.
Express Passengers who get down at the Pune Railway Station would no longer need to walk out of the station premise to catch their pre-booked Ola cab. The Pune Railway Station has established a dedicated stand inside the station premise where 10 Ola cabs will remain parked which passengers can book by approaching a booking kiosk.
This will also rid the fear among the cab drivers of a possible altercation with powerful autorickshaw union members inside the premise. Officials with Pune Division of the Central Railway said the decision to set up a stand was taken as per the directives of Railway Board.
Similar stands have come up in other cities as well.
“As per the directives, we had floated open tenders to set up a stand for 10 cabs. Three firms had participated in the bidding process which was won by Ola. Under the contract, Ola will have permission to park up to 10 cabs at the stand inside the station premise and set up a kiosk from where they can be booked,” said […]