SE Rly doubles platform ticket rate to Rs 20 till October 31
Kolkata: Platform tickets at all stations under South Eastern Railway will be doubled temporarily from Rs 10 to Rs 20 to prevent extra rush of people for security reasons during the ensuing festive season. "We have decided to regulate the rush of people at stations during the festive season owing to security reasons and to prevent crowding and facilitate smooth running of trains and passenger comfort," SER spokesman Sanjoy Ghosh said here on Monday.
"The rate of platform ticket will be increased to Rs 20 instead of the existing Rs 10 for the purpose at all stations under SER," he said. The new rate will be effective from September 20 to October 31, he said.