ALSO READRailways to launch overnight double-decker train for business travellers Train tickets may get costlier as Railways rethinks service charge waiver Utkal tragedy: Railways to probe if permission sought for repair work For high-speed trains, Indian Railways joins hands with firms like Apple Indian Railways to introduce 'buy tickets from IRCTC, pay later' service
The Salem division of southern railways has collected a record amout of Rs 4.69 lakh from ticketless travellers and those without paying luggage fares on Monday.
Anticipating huge rush in trains after three day holidays, the commercial branch of the division carried out checks yesterday in 41 trains in Coimbatore, Karur, Tirupur, Erode, Mettupalayam and Salem and realised the amout from 1,089 persons.
The previous highest realisation in the category was Rs 3,37,595 on April two, a release said.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)