During ticket checking on Pune Division in January 2024, 19,859 passengers were found travelling without tickets and a fine of Rs. 1.26 crore was recovered from them.
Along with this 7,766 passengers were fined Rs. 45.75 Lakhs for travelling irregularly & without proper tickets. A fine of Rs 21,060/- was collected from 176 passengers carrying un-booked luggage.
The above action is done under the guidance of Divisional Railway Manager Smt. Indu Dubey and in coordination with Senior Divisional Commercial Manager Dr. Milind Hirve and in collaboration with ticket checking inspectors and Railway Protection Force.
Ticket checking is being conducted regularly by railway administration. Passengers are requested to travel only with proper tickets, otherwise they will have to pay fine under the Railway Act and in case of non-payment, they may face imprisonment.