Intensive ticket checking drive was conducted in the Suburban (MMTS) sections of Secunderabad/Hyderabad-Lingampalli and Secunderabad-Faluknama from 10th to 12th February to curb ticketless / irregular travel and ensure comfortable and safe journey of bonafide rail passengers.
The check was conducted under the direct supervision of M. Papi Reddy, Chief Commercial Manager, South Central Railway. Commercial officers of Headquarters and Secunderabad, Hyderabad Divisions were associated in the check. As part of the check, Chief Commercial Manager interacted with the passengers to assess the issues concerning suburban rail travelers. Chief Commercial Manager also advised the passengers to utilize the facility of ATVMs available at stations for purchasing tickets. He further requested passengers to use the recently launched “Mobile Application for Paperless Unreserved Tickets” which provides seamless ticketing facility for Suburban Rail users through smart phones.
The check was undertaken by 130 ticket checking staff, supplemented by 41 Railway Protection Force (RPF) Personnel. A total of 639 persons were penalized for travelling without ticket and 135 cases of un-booked luggage were detected. An amount of Rs.1,93,360/- was realized towards penalty during the three day intensive ticket checking drive. (INN)