Last-minute travellers help Railways earn over Rs 25,000 crore in last 4 yrs: RTI

Last-minute travellers have helped railways earn a whopping Rs 25,392 crore in the last four years, an RTI has found. The national transporter earned Rs 21,530 crore from Tatkal quota tickets and an additional Rs 3,862 crore from Tatkal Premium tickets between 2016 and 2019, with a massive 62 per cent increase in revenue from the latter during this period. Continue Reading

S Rly appeals commuters not to travel on footboard

The Southern Railway has urged commuters to ‘refrain from footboard travel’. Cooperate with Railways in ensuring safety of train operations and be generally vigilant and alert while travelling on the fast locals, a press release said. Continue Reading