The Commercial Department of South Central Railway (SCR) has conducted an intensive ticket checking drive during November and collected Rs.2.18 crore from the ticket-less travellers and from those who were carrying luggage without booking.

The drive was conducted in Vijayawada Division under the supervision of Senior Divisional Commercial Manager L.S.R.K. Sastry and Assistant Commercial Manager Ch. Lakshmi Narasimham. As many as 70,179 cases were booked and cases have been registered against 18 persons who failed to pay fine.