Guwahati: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has collected a whooping Rs 35.71 Crore during its ticket checking drive between January to July this year.
During the period at least 15213 numbers of ticket checking drives have been conducted over NFR.
During the checking more than 4.98 lakhs of without ticket/irregular ticket passengers were detected and an amount of Rs. 35.71 crores was realized as excess fare and penalty.
Some 3956 numbers of unbooked luggage cases were also detected and Rs. 7 lakhs have been realized in this connection.
Altogether it was 439.33% higher in terms of number of penalty cases and 783.46% higher in terms of penalty earnings compared to same period of previous year.