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Central Railway conducts intensive ticket checking in October-2023

Central Railway conducts intensive ticket checking in October-2023

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 April-October 2023, a total of 27.32 lakh cases of ticketless/irregular travel and un-booked luggage were detected for April-October-2023, ticket checking revenue was ₹176.17 Crores.

Number of (Ticketless, Irregular Travel, Unbooked Luggage) passengers caught in Lakhs and Penalty imposed o­n them in crores.


For the Month of

 April to October






(Ticketless Travellers)

4.16 Lakh

4.58 Lakh

27.32 Lakh

29.16 Lakh

Total Penalty Imposed

26.69 Crores

31.61 Crores

176.17 Crores

194.87 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: October 19, 2023

PR No.2023/11/51

This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, HQ, Mumbai.

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