Mar 05, 2021 08:13 PM IST
The cost of platform tickets has also been increased in the past during festivals and rolled back eventually, when the rush lessened. It has been used for years as a short-term crowd control measure.
- Mar 02, 2021 12:25 PM IST
A platform ticket now costs Rs 50 instead of the previous rate of Rs 10 at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Dadar and Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai, and neighbouring Thane, Kalyan, Panvel and Bhiwandi Road stations, CR's chief public relations officer Shivaji Sutar said.
- Nov 18, 2015 10:46 AM IST
The platform ticket price was revised from Rs 5 to Rs 10 in April this year as proposed in the rail budget with a view to control the rush on platforms.
- Mar 17, 2015 10:00 PM IST
"The rate of platform ticket will be increased from Rs 5 to Rs 10 per person from April, 2015," said a senior Railway Ministry official.