Coronavirus: Western Railway refunds Rs 400 crore of cancelled ticket amount

Daijiworld Media Network - Mumbai (SHP)

Mumbai, Aug 7: Western Railway (WR) has refunded over Rs 400 crore upon cancellation of tickets amid the coronavirus lockdown. This development comes after the WR is said to have incurred revenue loss of Rs 2,026 crores amid the pandemic.

In a press release, the Western Railway said that resulting in the cancellation of tickets from March 1 to August 5, the department has ensured to refund Rs 410.18 crores where Rs 197 crore has been refunded from the Mumbai division alone.

So far, 63.13 lac passengers have cancelled their tickets over the entire Western Railway and have received their refund amounts, the Western Railway said.

"The railway has also suffered a total loss of revenue of approximately Rs 2,026 crore including Rs 302 crore for suburban section and Rs 1,724 crore for non-suburban," it stated.



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