Central Railway has always been persistent in curbing ticketless / unauthorised travel through its massive checking drives. During the month of October 2014 a total of 2.44 lakh cases of ticketless / irregular travel including unbooked luggage have been detected in these drives, as against 1.73 lakh cases detected in October 2013, which shows an increase of 41.04 %. The amount realised from these cases in October 2014 is Rs.13.02 crore as against Rs.8.11 crore during the corresponding month last year, thus showing an increase of 60.54 %.
In addition to above, 424 cases of transfer of reserved tickets were also detected in the month of October 2014 and an amount of Rs 2.94 lakh realised as recovery.
During the period from April 2014 to October 2014, 13.10 lakh cases were detected and Rs.64.64 crore was realized from them as fine as against Rs.52.31 crore in 2013 from 11.20 lakh cases for the same period, thus registering an increase of 23.57% in earnings.
Central Railway appeals to the passengers to travel with proper and valid tickets in order to avoid inconvenience.