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No sale of platform tickets during festive rush at Delhi stations

In a bid to cope with festive rush, Railways have said there will be no sale of platform tickets from October 27 to November 5 at major stations in Delhi Division, including New Delhi and Hazrat Nizamuddin.


By   |  Updated On : October 19, 2016 07:46 PM
Railway Platform (Pic: Getty)

Railway Platform (Pic: Getty)

New Delhi :  

In a bid to cope with festive rush, Railways have said there will be no sale of platform tickets from October 27 to November 5 at major stations in Delhi Division, including New Delhi and Hazrat Nizamuddin.

According to Northern Railway, there will be no sale of platform tickets at major stations including Old Delhi, New Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Sarai Rohilla and Anand Vihar terminals from October 27 to November 5 this year due to Diwali and Chhat festival rush.

However, persons coming to stations to assist the aged and lady passengers who are not in a position to fend for themselves at the railway station will be exempted from such restriction, a Northern Railway official said. Northern Railway has pressed many special trains to clear the festival rush. 

First Published: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 07:44 PM


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