Central Railway ticket checking earnings registers Rs 100 crore

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25 Sep 2019, Pune – Central Railway in its endeavor to provide better services to bonafide rail users and also to curb the menace of ticketless travel, has intensified the campaign against ticketless and irregular travel. Senior Officers are closely monitoring the revenue loss due to ticketless travel and such other irregularities.


Central Railway has crossed Rs 100 crore mark in ticket checking earnings during the current year i.e. from 1.4.2019 to 24.9.2019. The earnings registered Rs 100.29 crore during current year shows an increase of 13.99% when compared with the earnings of Rs 87.98 crore registered during corresponding period of last year.


The earnings generated from 19.15 lakh cases of irregular travel registered during current year also shows an increase of 9.92% over 17.42 lakh cases of irregular travel registered during corresponding period of last year.


The division-wise earnings and cases registered as on 24.9.2019 are as under –

Mumbai Division – Rs 41.21 crore as against 8.13 lakh cases,

Bhusaval Division – Rs 17.00 crore as against 2.83 lakh cases,

Nagpur Division – Rs 10.46 crore as against 2.31 lakh cases,

Pune Division – Rs 8.79 crore as against 1.72 lakh cases,

Solapur Division – Rs 12.95 crore as against 2.70 lakh cases and

Head Quarters squad – Rs 9.88 crore as against 1.45 lakh cases

While performing the ticket checking duties, the staff of Central Railway has apprehended 6 fake ticket checkers, 4 fake police personnel and 1 fake catering staff.

The ticket checking staff, while working trains have exhibited yeoman service by uniting lost children with their parents and also exhibited utmost courtesy and civil behavior leading to reduction in complaints drastically.

Central Railway appeals to the passengers to travel with proper and valid railway tickets in order to avoid inconvenience and travel with dignity.