Central Railway Nets Rs 155 Crore In Fines From Ticketless Passengers
A man looks out of the door of an Indian Railways train. (Photographer: Keith Bedford/Bloomberg News)

Central Railway Nets Rs 155 Crore In Fines From Ticketless Passengers

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Central Railway has earned Rs 155.14 crore in fines from ticketless and irregular travellers between April and December, 2019, an official said on Monday.

This is 14.44 percent higher than Rs 135.56 crore recovered during the same period in 2018, he added.

In a release, Central Railway said it had earned Rs 12.20 crore from ticketless travellers in December, 2019 as against Rs 10.40 crore during the same month in 2018, an increase of 17.30 percent.

It said 249 cases of transfer of reserved journey tickets were detected and Rs 1.95 lakh recovered as penalty in December 2019.

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