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Admin Reporter- Ajay

Feb 12 2020


Central Railway incurs heavy fines from passengers without tickets, gets more than Rs 168 crore

Delhi,12,February,2020

 

You can guess from the number of passengers traveling without proper tickets in Indian Railways that Central Railway has charged a fine of 168 crores 9 lakhs from passengers without tickets. These figures are for the last 10 months.

 


The Central Railway runs intensive campaign against unencumbered passengers and irregular passengers. Central Railway has recovered Rs 12.95 crore from such passengers in the month of January 2020, which has increased by 13.20 percent as compared to the income of Rs 11.44 crore during the month of January 2019 last year.

 


During the month of January 2020, a total of 2.82 lakh cases were registered without ticket / irregular journey and unbooked luggage, while there was an increase of 12.35 percent in 2.51 lakh cases in the same month last year. During the period April 2019 to January 2020, a total of 32.71 lakh cases were registered without ticket / irregular journey, compared to an increase of 10.65 percent in 29.56 lakh cases in the same period last year.

 


In the period April 2019 to January 2020, the income earned by Central Railway from such ticket / irregular journey was recorded at Rs 168.09 crore, as compared to income of Rs 147.7 crore in the cases recorded during the same period of the previous year. 14.35 percent more.

 


In the month of January 2020, 247 cases of reserved ticket transfer were registered and 1.99 lakh was recovered as penalty. Central Railway says that such campaigns are conducted to provide better service to the passengers of the railways and to curb the journey without ticket. For this, proper steps are regularly taken by the Central Railway. In-depth monitoring of revenue loss and other irregularities from ticketless travel is done by senior officers. The Central Railway appeals to the passengers to travel with a valid and valid ticket.

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