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Railway Rules- With a platform ticket, you can stay at the station for this much time, know about this rule


Indian Railways is one of the largest railway networks in the world, with about 2.5 crore people traveling daily, by looking at this number you can guess how important it is to improve and modernize the world's fourth largest railway system, the railway is trying to make railway stations world-class by providing top-class facilities and increasing the quality of the platform.

There are specific rules and regulations that all passengers must follow while traveling with Indian Railways. One major rule is that no person can enter the platform without a valid ticket. Passengers must have a travel ticket, and those who are not traveling but are accompanied by someone must have a platform ticket.

Platform tickets are a must for all those who enter the platform area without the intention to travel, without a platform ticket, individuals run the risk of being penalized if caught by the Train Ticket Examiner (TTE).

A common question that arises is how long to stay on the platform with a platform ticket. As per Indian Railways rules, a platform ticket allows a person to stay on the platform for two hours. If one exceeds this time limit, he or she may have to pay a fine of up to Rs 250.

The price of a platform ticket is Rs 10. These tickets can be purchased offline from railway booking counters or online through the UTS app (unreserved ticket booking system).

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