South Western Railway conducted a drive against unauthorized vendors. The drive was under the guidance of the Principal Chief Commercial Manager Shiv Raj Singh, and was conducted by the Headquarters team comprising among others, Chief Catering Inspector, SWR Shri Mohan Moolya, Sr CC/Catering Supervisor, SWR Shri Sathyamaiah.
The drive was conducted on the 12613 Tippu Express on 19 February, 2019. Fifteen unauthorized vendors were detected and a penalty of Rs.30000 was collected from them.
SWR, as a follow up, have appealed to passengers not to patronize unauthorized vendors.