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Platform ticket to cost more in Hyderabad during Sankranti

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The South (SCR) has increased the rate of platform tickets at and other stations here to regulate the flow of people to enter platforms during the Sankranti festival season.

"In order to regulate the flow of people to enter the platforms and avoid inconvenience to the travelling public by means of ensuring decongestion of platforms, the rate of at railway station will be enhanced from present Rs 10 to Rs 20 for a period of seven days (January 11-17)," a SCR release said today.

It is anticipated that there will be huge crowd of rail travellers as well as accompanying non-travellers at Railway Station in view of the ensuing Sankranti festival season, it said.

The rates have also been increased at and Kacheguda stations here, according to separate releases issued by the SCR.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 20:55 IST