Central Railway registers record breaking Ticket Checking Earnings of Rs.135.56 crore in Apr-Dec 2018
Central Railway registered ticket checking earnings of Rs. 10.40 crore for the month of December 2018 in its intensive campaign against ticketless and irregular travel. In its endeavor to provide better services to bonafide rail users and also to curb the ticketless travel, Central Railway has regularly taken innovative steps. Senior Officers are closely monitoring the revenue loss due to ticketless travel and such other irregularities.
During the month of December 2018, Central Railway has earned Rs.10.40 crore as against Rs.8.76 crore in December 2017, thereby showing an increase of 18.72%. During the month December 2018, 2.33 lakh cases of ticketless/irregular travel including un-booked luggage were detected as against 2.06 lakh cases in December 2017 thereby showing an increase of 13.11%.
During the period April 2018 to December 2018 a total of 27.05 lakh cases of ticketless/irregular travel and un-booked luggage were detected as against 24.40 lakh cases in the corresponding period last year thereby showing an increase of 10.86%. The earnings realized from such ticketless/irregular travel registered Rs.135.56 crore in the period April 2018 toDecember 2018 showing an increase of 11.95% as compared to earnings of Rs.121.09 crore registered during the corresponding period last year.
During the month of December 2018, 312 cases of transfer of reserved journey tickets were detected and Rs. 2.47 lakh recovered as penalty.
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: January 11, 2019
This Press release is issued by Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai