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CHENNAI: In a surprise ticket checking drive conducted by Chennai Railway division officials in Tambaram- Chengalpattu section on Wednesday from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m., 434 persons were found travelling without valid tickets, and un-booked luggage.

According to an official release, an amount of Rs.1,01,062 was realised from them as fare and penalty.

The check was conducted by 80 ticket checking staff and 37 RPF personnel, which was headed by Divisional Commercial Managers of the division, the release added.

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