NFR : NORTHEAST FRONTIER RAILWAY RECORDS INCREASE IN NON-FARE REVENUE EARNINGS

As on January-2020; Northeast Frontier Railway has recorded significant increase in Non-Fare revenue earnings in comparison to last year. Earnings on this segment are mainly from Commercial Publicity in spaces within Railway premises and from ticket checking and un-booked luggage/parcel related cases.

Commercial Publicity earnings increased to Rs. 409.92 lakhs upto January, 2020 in comparison to earnings of Rs. 138.52 lakhs in January, 2019. It includes earnings from publicity of products/schemes in coaches, wagons,
engines apart from railway station premises, Road over bridges etc. where visibility of advertisements is maximum.

Similarly, earnings of NFR from ticket checking and un-booked luggage related cases also increased by 19.83 % in comparison to last year. This year upto January, 2020; NFR detected 866570 cases where passengers were found to be travelling either without proper ticket or without ticket or with un-booked luggage. Accordingly penalty along with fare was recovered by the checking team from those passengers. The earnings from such checking increased to Rs. 57.35 crs upto January, 2020 in comparison to earnings of Rs. 47.86 crs upto January, 2019 in last financial year.

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