The railways have increased the prices of platform tickets considerably. The platform which is available for 10 rupees is getting 50 rupees on the ticket. Apart from this, a fine of up to Rs 250-270 can also be imposed on any station without holding a platform ticket.
Due to the Corona global epidemic, the railways raised the price of platform tickets from Rs 10 to Rs 50 last year. Platform ticket prices were increased at around 250 stations from the railways. Giving information, the chairman of Indian Railways said, “Right now the whole country is facing a global epidemic. So we decided to increase the platform prices. . ” He said that it was decided to increase the platform ticket according to the situation at the crowded stations. According to the Railways, this effective step was also taken to ensure that people follow social distancing properly.
According to the rules of the railway, if you are coming or leaving your relative then you have to take a platform ticket. The platform ticket remains valid for two hours. Railways have implemented strict rules to keep the stations clean. Under this, a fine of up to Rs 250 can now be imposed for spitting at the station. Apart from this, it has also been made mandatory to follow social distancing at all small and big stations.
Fines will be levied for holding a platform ticket
Railways have also implemented stringent rules regarding platform tickets. If caught without a platform ticket at the railway station, a fine of up to Rs 250-270 can be imposed. Many times people are seen walking on the platform unnecessarily. In such a large crowd of people is seen. Railways have made it mandatory to take platform tickets to bring this crowd under control.
Know why platform tickets are important
In earlier times coaches in trains were not interlinked. In such a situation, the ticket collector had a lot of difficulty in checking the ticket. Then a rule was made that when passengers get off the train, their ticket will be checked and penalty will be imposed for the ticket without getting it.
However, after this, there was a problem in identifying the passengers. After this the platform ticketing rule was implemented. By taking platform tickets, you will be able to take advantage of railway facilities. Explain that now the railway is also providing free internet facility at all the big and small stations.
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