EatSure, a food delivery app by Rebel Foods, recently struck a partnership with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation or the IRCTC wherein the app will be able to deliver meals on the train while they are in transit. Passengers can place orders on the app using their phones and it will be delivered to the passenger’s seat. Here is everything that you need to know about this particular update.
After Zomato, EatSure Partners With IRCTC
On October 20, EatSure announced that it will be partnering with the IRCTC and will now deliver meals to passengers on trains. According to an article recently published by the Economic Times, the food delivery platform will be available at around 100 railway stations in more than 75 cities. This means that passengers will have access to a lot of meal choices.
The app will be able to deliver food from multiple restaurants. You can avail of the facility through its app on your smartphone. The app employs the PNR numbers of the passengers who order in order to find out details about their seat number and journey. Only recently, Zomato, too, partnered with IRCTC to deliver meals right to passengers’ seats in trains.
There are many famous restaurant brands available on the app. So far, the app has managed to onboard brands like The Good Bowl, LunchBox, Sweet Truth, Ovenstory Pizza, Faasos, Behrouz Biryani, and more. In addition to a plethora of meal options, the app also stated that it will feature special festive menus and will also customise orders.
Delivery Boys To Have Valid Passes Issued
It will also customise orders to suit different dietary preferences like Satvik meals, and will even deliver cakes for those special birthdays on the train! Customers will be able to place an order on the app up to an hour prior to the arrival of the next station.
The food delivery platform also stated that the delivery boys will all have valid passes issued to them by the IRCTC zonal authorities so that they can get on the trains with ease. According to the co-founder of Rebel Foods, Sagar Kochhar, as cited in the ET article, this move will address the long-standing issue of ordering food during long-distance journeys on trains.
EatSure was launched in 2020. So far, it has more than ten million downloads. The ‘foodcourt on an app’ features meal options from a variety of renowned food service providers. It includes brands like Wendy’s, Sweet Truth, Slay Coffee, Mandarin Oak and more.
Have you ordered from EatSure before? Will you try them the next time you travel via train? Let us know in the comments below!
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