Plat­form ticket to cost Rs 10 from April 1

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The Min­istr y 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 will be charged on plat­form ticket to be is­sued from April 1, 2015. 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 print- ed, the ex­ist­ing stock of tick­ets may be used with the rate cor­rected with a stamp. Wher­ever plat­form tick­ets are is­sued through SPTM & UTS or other ma­chines, their soft­ware may to be mod­i­fied to col­lect the re­vised rate. The Min­istr y of Rail­ways has del­e­gated the power to Di­vi­sional Rail­way Man­agers (DRMs) to in­crease the rate of plat­form tick­ets be­yond Rs 10 to reg­u­late r ush at plat­forms dur­ing spe­cific re­quire­ments lik e fair , rally etc.

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