Northern Railway Brings Back Old Platform Ticket Price: If you are going to board a train to travel at the railway station, then you must read this news before leaving the house. Let us tell you that the Ministry of Railways has now withdrawn the right to fix the Platform Ticket Price from all its Divisional Railway Managers (DRM). After this decision, the Railway Ministry will have this right.
Passengers protested fiercely
Platform ticket prices were increased by the Indian Railways to prevent overcrowding at the station on account of Chhath Puja and Diwali. Railways had increased the platform ticket to Rs 50. But it was opposed in many places including social media platforms, after which it has now been withdrawn.
The price was increased by 30 to 50 rupees
Let us tell you that in the past, the rate of platform ticket at many big stations was increased from 30 to 50 rupees. After this it was strongly opposed by the passengers. In view of this protest, the Railway Ministry has limited this right to itself.
Cheap tickets at 14 stations
In this regard, Rekha Sharma, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Northern Railway, says that “Platform ticket rates have been reduced to ₹ 10 in total 14 railway stations. This includes Lucknow, Varanasi, Barabanki, Ayodhya Cantt, Ayodhya Junction, Akbarpur, Shahganj, Jaunpur, Sultanpur Junction, Rae Bareli, Janghai, Bhadohi, Pratapgarh and Unnao Junction are included. Now the platform ticket price here has been reduced to Rs 10 from the pre-festival price. Diwali And due to Chhath Puja, the price was increased to ₹ 50, which has now been reduced.
Platform ticket for Rs 10
The same Southern Railway had increased the price of platform tickets at many stations including Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, they have also reduced them. Southern Railway increased platform ticket prices from ₹10 to ₹20 at 8 major railway stations, including Chennai. This includes Dr. MGR Chennai Central, Chennai Egmore, Tambaram and Katpadi stations. Apart from this, the prices of platform tickets were also increased at Vijayawada station in Andhra Pradesh.
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