Ticket checking drives by SER

Rs 12.73 cr realised from free trippers
Report by: 
EOIC
Kolkata
12 Jul 2018

South Eastern Railway has conducted massive ticket checking drives in the first quarter i.e April-June of the current financial year (2018-19) through its entire network of four Divisions i.e Kharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur and Ranchi.
During the drives, Rs. 11.51 crore was realised towards fare and penalty from 2, 26,157 cases detected travelling without tickets or with improper tickets. During the checks, an amount of Rs. 1.21 crores was collected from 1, 92,112 un-booked luggage cases.
South Eastern Railway during first quarter of the current financial year (2018-19), altogether realised Rs. 12.73 crores against Rs. 9.39 crores collected during the corresponding period of 2017-18 thus registering a growth of 35.5%. Collection of this huge amount was possible due to vigorous special checks conducted by the Commercial Department of South Eastern Railway in assistance with Railway Protection Force.