July 1, 2017
Uber today announced its partnership with Southern Railway at Coimbatore. Through this partnership, Uber will set up kiosks and provide dedicated pick up and drop off zones at Coimbatore Junction.
In conjunction with Uber’s second anniversary in the city, the company aims to provide reliable first and last mile connectivity option to the railway station and Coimbatore is the first city in Tamil Nadu that marks the partnership with Railways, Uber South General Manager, Christian Freese said in a release here.
“We are very excited about our partnership with Southern Railways as we celebrate two years of Uber in Coimbatore.
By complementing the available public transit infrastructure, we’re bridging the first and last mile connectivity gaps, making it easily accessible to commuters. Coimbatore is also the first city in Tamil Nadu that marks our partnership with the Railways. We committed to further our efforts in helping people move around the city with ease,” he said in the release.
Riders will be able to book an Uber from the kiosks set up at Coimbatore Junction a.k.a CBE and representatives will help riders get to their destinations without having to worry about access to a smart phone or internet connectivity, he said.
Uber’s mission is to bring reliable transportation to everywhere, for everyone, he said.