An amount of Rs 6,84,400 was realised as fine, after a massive ticket checking drive conducted in and around Vijayawada railway station yesterday detected 1303 cases of passengers traveling without tickets and carrying of luggage that wasn't booked, railway officials said here today.
"As a result of these checks, 1303 cases of passengers traveling without tickets and carrying luggage that wasn't booked were detected and an amount of Rs 6,84,400 was realised. Services of 25 ticket checking staff of squads, in-charge supervisors, Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel were utilised for the purpose," a release from the Vijayawada Division of South Central Railway (SCR) said here today.
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