Western Railway collects over Rs 21 Lakh fine from Passengers travelling without mask

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Published: April 21,2021 03:23 PM
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Western Railway on Wednesday informed that it has collected a total fine of Rs 21.53 lakh from people who were travelling without a face mask in trains.

April 21, 2021: Western Railway on Wednesday informed that it has collected a total fine of Rs 21.53 lakh from people who were travelling without a face mask in trains.



In a joint effort with theBMC, the Railway department has fined over 12,000 passengers till Tuesday (April 20).



According to the data shared by the department, out of a total of 12,824 cases, in March 6,972 passengers were booked for travelling without a mask. From whom a fine of Rs 1,09,35,00 has been realised.



Whereas in February, a total of Rs 6,29,600 fine has been recovered from 4,017 travellers. However, in this month till yesterday, a total of 1,835 passengers were found guilty for not travelling with a mask and a fine worth Rs 4,30,500 has been collected from them.