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Railways see 79% rise in ticketless travel, 1.78cr nabbed in 9 months of 2021-22

LiveMint | 20/02/2022 06:42 PM | Click to read full article

In response to an RTI, it was revealed that more than 1.78 crores were nabbed by the Indian Railways, travelling ticketless and or with unbooked luggage in the first nine months itself of 2021-22. The number is almost a 79% increase from the non-Covid-hit fiscal of 2019-2020.

The response revealed that during April-December 2021, more than 1.78 crore passengers were detected travelling without ticket/with improper ticket and unbooked luggage.