The Nandan Nilekani-backed company is further looking to start operations in the southern region in about a week with 10 buses.
RailYatri, an online travel portal, is planning to have 2,000 buses on its platform in the next two years as it eyes expanding services to various destinations across India.
Presently, RailYatri is operating 25 buses under its brand name in the country's northern region. The Nandan Nilekani-backed company is further looking to start operations in the southern region in about a week with 10 buses.
Manish Rathi, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, RailYatri, said, "Industry needs a Pan-India brand which can aggregate and standardise the current buses. We expect to have over 2,000 bus opportunity for RailYatri in the next two years. We are expanding RailYatri Smartbus in the north and soon make a foray into the south."
RailYatri is also working with IRCTC to start train ticket booking on its platform.
"We are working with IRCTC to start booking train tickets on our platform. We expect it to start the service shortly. RailYatri will not only help customers choose the right train but also provide the option of smartbus service so that they are able to travel conveniently," Rathi stated.