Ticket check drive by NWR at Jaipur, Rs 63114 recovered

Jaipur, Jan 18 (PTI) More than Rs 60,000 was collected asfine from passengers travelling without tickets and carryingexcess unbooked luggage during a ticket checking drive in 15trains conducted by railway authorities here.

The trains which were checked by North Western Railwayofficials here yesterday include new Bhuj-Bareli, Alaa HazratExpress, Barmer-Guwahati Express, Jaipur-Bandra TerminusAravali Express, Agra Fort-Ajmer Intercity, Jodhpur-IndoreRanthambore Express, Bikaner-Jaipur Intercity andJodhpur-Varanasi Marudhar Express, an official said today.

At least 149 passengers were found without valid ticketsand a total of Rs 51240 was collected as fines from thembesides 33 cases were also registered against travellerscarrying excess unbooked luggage and an amount of Rs 11874 wascollected, the official said.

A total amount of Rs 63,114 was realised as penalty.

The checking was conducted in the trains onJaipur-Phulera and Jaipur-Bandikui sections and was undertakenby the ticket checking department under the command ofDivisional Commercial manager Gaurav Gaur and RailwayMagistrate RC Gupta.

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