Central Railway's Mumbai Division Rakes in ₹100 Cr Catching Ticketless Travellers

Central Railway's Mumbai division has generated ₹100 crore in earnings from cases of ticketless travel 13 days ahead of the previous fiscal year's timeline. Among the total earnings, ₹2.29 crore was collected solely at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT).

Staff members identified and processed 17.86 lakh cases of ticketless travel by February 13, indicating a 3.34% increase compared to the same period in the preceding fiscal year, during which 17.29 lakh cases were detected. The mainline batches contributed significantly, detecting 4,67,108 cases and contributing ₹39.05 crore.

Similarly, suburban batches identified 4,82,198 cases, contributing ₹29.56 crore, while station staff detected 1,62,765 cases, contributing ₹14.14 crore in earnings from irregular travel. Ticket checkers and amenity staff also detected thousands of ticketless travel cases.

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