The Steps Taken by Indian Railways to Dissuade People from Travelling Without Ticket

The Steps Taken by Indian Railways to Dissuade People from Travelling Without Ticket

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The steps taken by the Indian Railways to dissuade people from travelling without ticket are as under:-

i. Conducting of regular and surprise checks against ticketless travel, which are intensified during peak rush periods. 

ii. Vigorous drives such as Ambush Checks, Fortress Checks are conducted in association with Railway Protection Force and Magistrates under the Action Plan framed by Railway Board. 

iii. Intensive Check Posts have been set up at important stations of each division of Zonal Railways to curb ticketless travelling in unreserved segments. 

iv. With a view to curbing entry of without ticket passengers in ticketed areas and to reduce ticketless travel, instructions have been issued for ensuring effective manning of all designated/functional gates at stations. 

v. Travelling public are urged to avoid ticketless travel through publicity campaigns launched by Zonal Railways through posters/notices/ announcements at railway stations and advertisements in newspapers. 

This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 28.07.2017 (Friday). 

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