SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER CONDUCTS MASSIVE TICKET CHECKING DRIVES
Kolkata, 2ndSeptember, 2021:
With a view to curb ticketless travel, South Eastern Railway has conducted Intensive Ticket Checking Drive during the month of August, 2021 over its entire jurisdiction covering all the four divisions viz. Kharagpur, Adra, Ranchi and Chakradharpur.
During the intensive drive, a total number of 66,476 cases were detected travelling without ticket or with improper ticket or with unbooked luggage and an amount of Rs. 3,44,65,779/-was realized as fare and penalty.
A total number of 60,690 cases of ticketless travel has been detected and an amount of Rs. 3,40,01,613/- has been realized from ticketless travellers.
Moreover, 5,786 unbooked luggage has also been detected and amount of Rs. 4,64,166/- has been realized from unbooked luggage cases.
A total number of 1,439 different types of checks, viz. Magisterial Check, Ambush Check, Fortress Check etc were conducted during the month of August, 2021 by SE Railway against the ticketless travellers. The drive against the free trippers is continuing.