February 15, 2017

RAILWAYS TAKES ACTION TO CURB UNAUTHORISED BLOCKING OF SEATS IN UNRESERVED COACHES

It has come to light a person was caught for unauthorized blocking of unreserved seats in unreserved coach of Train No.12679 Chennai Central – Coimbatore Intercity Express o­n 11.02.2017 and subsequently selling them for Rs.50/- per seat.He was nabbed by our Railway Inspector and immediately apprehended and booked under law.As per Indian Railways Act 1989 - Section 155 (1), blocking of unreserved accommodation in unreserved coaches is prohibited.In future any person attempting to block unreserved seats / berths will be severely dealt as per rule.




Unreserved passengers are requested to report such unscrupulous practices to the following Divisional Helpline phone numbers to enable Railways to take immediate action.




DIVISION
HELPLINE PHONE NUMBERS
Headquarters (CCM Cell)
044 – 2535 4405
Chennai
044 – 2535 4457
Salem
0427 – 243 1010
Palakkad
0491 – 255 2755
Thiruvananthapuram
0471 – 232 6484
Madurai
0452 – 230 8250
Tiruchchirappalli
0431 – 241 8992
RPF / Security Control Room
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