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Central Railway conducts intensive ticket checking

Central Railway conducts intensive ticket checking

Central Railway conducts intensive ticket checking in Suburban, Mail Express, Passenger services, and special trains across all divisions to curb ticketless and irregular travel in order to provide comfortable travel and better services to all bonafide rail users. Senior Officers are closely monitoring the revenue loss due to ticketless travel and such other irregularities.

During the current FY 2023-24 for month of August 2023), a total of 3.12 lakh cases of ticketless/irregular travel and un-booked luggage were detected in the month of August 2023, ticket checking revenue was ₹16.88 Crore.

 Ticket Checking Performance for the August-2023

Ticketless travel



A. Passengers (In Lakhs)



B. Penalty Amount (In Rs, Crores)



Irregular Travel and Unbooked Luggage

C. Passengers (In Lakhs)



D. Penalty Amount (In Rs, Crores)



Total ( A+C) Cases



Total (B+D) Penalty Amount( In Rs. Crores)



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

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Date: September 11, 2023

PR No.2022/09/22

This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.


(Shivraj Manaspure)
Chief Public Relations Officer

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