SECUNDERABAD: South Central Railway has intensified Special Drives against Touts and unauthorized agents at all Reservation Offices in major stations like Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Khammam, Kurnool, Vijayawada, Guntur, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Guntakal, Nanded, Aurangabad, Nalgonda etc., in order to curtail the Touting activities. During the festive season from 19th to 23rd October,2017 a total of 132 checks were conducted all over the Zone in coordination with Vigilance, commercial and security departments.
As the demand for reserved accommodation is at peak, such checks will be further intensified in the coming months by keeping strict vigil on the Touts and unauthorized agents who are selling the tickets at premium rates around Railway Reservation Counters and Railway Stations.
The vigilance department of SCR also kept an attentive eye on the Reservation offices and conducting checks regularly. Apart from reservation offices, Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendras (YTSK) and IRCTC agents were also being checked to see any irregularities are taking place.
Passengers are also requested to purchase tickets from reservation counters and authorized travel agents only. If any person notices the selling of tickets by unauthorized persons, it may be please reported to Railway authorities.