Railway platform tickets to cost Rs.10 from April 1


Posted on 23rd Mar 2015 05:58 pm by mohit kumar

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Come April 1, platform tickets in railway stations will cost twice as much -- Rs.10 from Rs.5 now, an official statement said on Monday.

"The ministry of railways has decided to upwardly revise the rate of platform ticket to Rs.10 per ticket from Rs.5 per ticket. The revised rate of platform ticket will be charged on platform ticket to be issued from April 1, 2015," the statement said.

"Directions have been sent to all zonal railways to print the revised tickets on top priority and ensure supply to all stations well in time. However, till such time the tickets are printed, the existing stock of tickets may be used with the rate corrected with a stamp," it added.

The ministry has also delegated the power to divisional railway managers (DRMs) to increase the rate of platform tickets beyond Rs.10 to regulate rush at platforms during specific periods like a rally, the statement added.

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