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Central Railway registers record revenue saving of 123.31 crores from April to November-2021 from passengers travelling with unauthorized / irregular tickets

Central Railway

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Central Railway registers record revenue saving of 123.31 crores from April to November-2021 from passengers travelling with unauthorized / irregular tickets

CR Special Team detects & penalizes  24,944 persons for not following Covid19 appropriate behaviour

Central Railway leads all zonal railways in contribution of Non-Fare Revenue of Rs.14.57 crores from April to November-2021

Central Railway, in following the Covid-19 protocol as per the Government’s directives and sensitizing the passengers to take all precautions while travelling, has been very prompt and tactful in penalizing the errand passenger, thereby saving a huge revenue loss to Railways.

 During the period 1.4.2021 to 30.11.2021, special teams of ticket checking personnel detected and penalized a total of 24,944 cases of non-compliance of covid-19 appropriate behaviour and an amount of Rs.41.28 lakhs respectively were realized as a fine.

Central Railway’s massive campaign to curb unauthorized travel has registered a revenue saving of 123.31 crores from 20.68 lakh cases during the period 1.4.2021 to 30.11.2021. In the month of November-2021, 4.52 lakh cases of unauthorized /irregular travel including unbooked luggage were detected and an amount of Rs.30 crores were realized as penalty.

Shri Anil Kumar Lahoti, General Manager appealed to the Passengers to travel with valid tickets to avoid any inconvenience and follow all norms mandated for Covid-19.

Central Railway number o­ne in Non-fare Revenue

Central Railway has contributed Rs.14.57 crores as Non-Fare Revenue from April to November-2021 making it number o­ne among all zonal railways. This is 350% more than that of the corresponding period of last year.

Some of the major initiatives of Non-Fare Revenue are Digital Cloak Room at CSMT and LTT stations, app based wheel chair facility, advertisement inside coaches, local trains, hoarding sites etc.

Central Railway in its endeavor to provide better services to bonafide rail users and also to curb ticketless travel, has regularly conducts intensive campaigns against ticketless and irregular travel in suburban and non-suburban / Mail Express special trains in accordance with Government guidelines and following Covid19 appropriate behaviour.  It is also worth mentioning that while performing their duties, the conduct of Ticket Checking Staff of Central Railway have led to reduction in complaints. They have also exhibited their humane side by uniting lost children with their parents o­n numerous occasions.

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Date: December 01, 2021

PR No.2021/12/02

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

(Shivaji Sutar)
Chief Public Relations Officer

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