Indian Railways on Thursday withdrew the increased prices of platform tickets during the time of Kovid-19 pandemic. Platform tickets will now be available for Rs 10 as before. Let us inform that during the epidemic, the prices of platform tickets were increased to Rs 50 with the aim of reducing the crowd at railway stations.
A day earlier on Wednesday, the Central Railway had reduced the platform ticket prices from Rs 50 to Rs 10 at many railway stations as a easing of Kovid restrictions. The railway stations where platform ticket prices were cut included Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) Dadar, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT), Thane, Kalyan and Panvel.
When the corona attack happened for the first time in the country, the railways also stopped the operation of trains. Later, when the situation started improving, the Railways resumed the operation of trains. Meanwhile, in April-May this year, the second wave of corona also came but the railways did not stop the operation of trains.
Indian Railways rolls back the increased platform ticket prices during #COVID19 pandemic time. Platform tickets will now be available for Rs 10 as before. The prices were earlier increased with the aim of reducing the crowd at railway stations during the pandemic.
— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2021
During this, the numbers of all trains were changed to special category. Now the second wave of corona virus is also almost over and vaccination is also going on at a fast pace, so the risk is less than before.