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NFR recovers Rs. 66.27 Cr. from special drives against ticketless travellers

Dimapur, May 20: The Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) has recovered Rs 66.67 crores from special drive against ticketless travelers from April 2023 to March 2024 where a total of 793170 cases of ticketless/irregular ticket passengers were detected. It may be mentioned that the NF Railway conducts regular intensive ticket checking drives in order to ensure hassle-free, comfortable travel & better services to all bonafide passengers. During the current FY from April 1, 2024 till May 19, 2024 such drives lead to recovering an amount of more than Rs. 10.65 Cr....
North East

RPF of NFR apprehend 4 touts, recover Railway tickets worth more than Rs 1 Lakh

Dimapur, December 21: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Northeast Frontier Railway conducted different drives over this zone and apprehended four touts during last few days for illegal sale of railway tickets. During December 17 to 20, RPF of NF Railway recovered 32 railway tickets worth more than Rs. 1 lakh. The apprehended touts were prosecuted under the relevant section of the Railways Act. In a recent incident on December 20, CIB team of RPF/ New Jalpaiguri jointly with RPF of Siliguri Jn. conducted checking at PRS counter located at...
North East

NFR opens Khongsang station for movement of essential items to Manipur

Guwahati, July 17: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) on Monday said it has opened the Khongsang station in Manipur for loading and unloading purposes to facilitate supply of essential goods to the violence-hit state. In a statement, NFR chief public relations officer Sabyasachi De said in view of the prevailing law and order situation in Manipur, movement of essential items to the state had been completely cut off. "With the co-operation of the state government, NFR is taking initiatives to transport essential commodities and food items to Manipur. The Khongsang...
North East

NFR takes precautionary measures ahead of monsoon

Guwahati, May 9: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has initiated precautionary measures ahead of monsoon as heavy rain annually causes damage to tracks and raises safety issues for trains and passengers. A detailed strategy has been formulated especially for the safety of the tracks, an NFR spokesperson said. "As part of preparations before monsoon, collection of materials at sensitive places, cleaning of drainage systems and waterways, and marking danger levels in bridges have been completed," NFR CPRO Sabyasachi De said in a statement here. He said patrolling teams have been...
North East

NFR thrust on implementing PM Gati Shakti expeditiously

Guwahati, September 3: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is putting thrust on faster implementation of PM Gati Shakti scheme in the North Eastern region as the traffic being handled by the railways currently in these areas is expected to increase manifold, a top NFR official said. He also underlined the importance on connectivity projects in North East as the region serves as the gateway to Southeast Asia, an official release said. Speaking at a meeting here on Friday with Members of Parliament (MPs) whose constituencies are served by Rangiya and...
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