Press Release

Press Release

PhonePe goes live as a payment option on the IRCTC Rail connect Android app

Customers can now use UPI to pay directly from their bank accounts in a seamless way

Bangalore, August 13th, 2018: PhonePe, India’s fastest growing payments platform, has entered into a partnership with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to facilitate convenient, fast and secure payments through PhonePe on the IRCTC Rail connect Android app. As a result of this partnership, PhonePe’s 100 million plus users can now pay directly from their bank accounts using UPI, credit & debit cards and also the PhonePe wallet for their travel bookings.

PhonePe has emerged as the largest player on the UPI network having clocked over 100Mn plus transactions in July 2018. The company was also awarded as an outstanding merchant UPI player at the NPCI excellence awards this year. PhonePe is live on MakeMyTrip, ClearTrip, EaseMyTrip, Akbar Travels, Abhibus and several other players in the travel space. PhonePe recently launched mini-apps on its platform allowing users to book Ola rides, pay for Redbus tickets and avail Goibibo Hotel services directly from the PhonePe app.

About PhonePe:
Bengaluru-headquartered PhonePe is the fastest growing payments company in India. With over 100 million users, the PhonePe app drives the highest number of merchant UPI transactions in India. Using PhonePe, users can send and receive money, recharge mobile, DTH, datacards, make utility payments and buy gold. PhonePe is accepted as a payment option across 3 lakh offline and online merchant outlets covering food, travel, groceries, movie tickets etc. PhonePe also offers microapps within its platform allowing customers to avail Ola, RedBus and Goibibo Hotel services.

For more information, please visit or download the PhonePe app.

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