BR fines 209 commuters for traveling without tickets


RANGPUR, Sept 02, 2018 (BSS)-Bangladesh Railway (BR) has penalised 209
passengers of five trains over Taka 1.06 lakh for traveling without tickets
on different routes under Lalmonirhat railway division.

“Led by Lalmonirhat Divisional Railway Traffic Superintendent of BR
Shawkat Jamil Mohoshi, we conducted the daylong special ticket checking
drives on the route from Lalmonirhat to Bamondanga on Saturday,” BR’s
Assistant Traffic Superintendent Sajjat Hossain today said.

During the drives, the BR officials found 209 passengers of two intercity
trains ‘Kartoa Express’ and ‘Lalmoni Express’ and three commuter trains were
travelling without tickets. The officials fined them Taka one lakh six
thousand and 70 on the spots.

“The special ticket checking drives will continue in different trains on
various routes under Lalmonirhat railway division in future,” said BR’s
Lalmonirhat Divisional Railway Traffic Superintendent Shawkat Jamil Mohoshi.