Fines Fetch DMRC Rs 25 Lakh In 7 Months

Fines Fetch DMRC Rs 25 Lakh In 7 Months

This year, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) collected around Rs 25 lakh as penalty from people travelling without a token and Rs1.6 lakh from those found walking on metro tracks.

DMRC, in a reply to an Right to Information query, stated that it has penalised 18,540 people and earned Rs 24,10,200 between January 1 and July 31, 2018. The fine for travelling without a token is Rs 60 — maximum cost of a trip — apart from an excess fine of Rs 50.

Entering or walking on metro tracks invites a penalty of Rs 150, and in seven months 1,088 people were fined and Rs 1,63,200 collected for violation. Read more

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