Indian Railway : Many festivals are being celebrated in the country this month. People from big cities are moving towards their villages. Everyone has to go to their village and celebrate the festival with their family. In such a situation, there is a lot of crowd at the railway station.
In fact, people come to drop off any of their relatives, due to which the crowd on the platform is at its peak from the one who comes to leave along with the passenger. Now the government has increased the price of platform tickets to control this congestion. Let us know that the new price will be applicable from today i.e. 22nd.
In order to decongest or control the congestion at the station, the price of platform tickets has been increased from Rs 10 to Rs 50 at several major stations in Mumbai on Saturday. However, this increased price has been kept temporary. After the festival season is over, the platform ticket price will be reduced again as before.
PRO gave this statement: Central Railway’s Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) Shivaji Sutar said on Friday that the new rates would be applicable at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Dadar, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Thane, Kalyan and Panvel. These stations are the busiest junctions for long distance trains. And they will remain in force till 31 October. Let us tell you that people of UP Bihar live in large numbers in big cities like Mumbai. In such a situation, the number of passengers has increased due to Chhath being celebrated in UP-Bihar.