[Resolved]  Southern Railways — Open Tickets Passengers occupying the reserved compartments


The open ticket passengers making too much nuisance in the reserved coaches in all the coaches of south bound trains. It is not safe to travel in the night. They occupy the passages in the compartments and does not care about the reserved passengers and start sleeping in the floors of the compartments. TTR does not ask them to leave the compartment and no railway authoirites care about these type of incidents. Now a days night travel is not safe to travel in the train. I have been travelling to chenni-coimbatore-chennai trains very frequently and the occupancy of open ticket passengers are very large in this sector. They even occupy the leg room space.

Can they concern railway authorities instruct the TTR to take action on the Open ticket passengers?
I do not know why the TTR not asking these passengers during ticket checking.
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Aug 14, 2020
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This has been happening in all the trains. I often travel from chennai to bangalore any chair car express and i have even complained to the TTE regarding this. Once i left my seat to use the toilet and i came back and saw that two open ticket travellers had occupied it and i had to search for the TTE for nearly an hour to report the issue.
Nowadays i travel by A/C coaches but even there i see the problem of the transgenders entering the coaches and disturbing the paasengers and demand money. The passengers are harresed if they object to give money.This can be termed equivalent to robbery with freedom. I am wondering if the RPF (protection force) really exist or whether they have a link in this and get thier share later...
All i could say is that "The money we pay is not worth it". The railways is not concerned at all regarding any of the passenger greviences... Even my Uncle works in railways and with him i have taken this matter up to higher authorities but it is of no use...

All that i would do nest is to try at a superior level...and See if the railway board exists or not..?
Complaint 1
I took reserved my ticket through and it was waiting list. At the point of journey only i knew that if the e-ticket booked is still waiting list it will be canceled . Before the journey i showed the e-ticket to the ttr and he informed me to take a ordinary ticket and assured me that he can give me seat for my family with two small children. So i took the ticket and got into the Compartment which the ttr informed and told us to occupy three berths. so we did that . Till my station came the ttr did not come so i went to pay the difference. He told that it is Rs.250 /- and i ask the receipt, he told me there is no need of receipt. I knew that he took the Money . in this situation what shall we do . i need the receipt to submit to my office.

Complaint 2.
On Feb 22 i took a ordinary ticket and got into a compartment and saw the ttr and request for a berth . so he gave me a berth and asked me Rs.100/- and informed me that if you want receipt i will charge the penalty. i need the receipt to submit to my office and there were berth available. what shall i do in this situation. I do like to give bride
even in the trains which go to kerala ie I found it in Netravati, same problem is faced as the ordinary
ticket holders get in into reservation compartment and they ask us to shift and
sit comfortably as if it is theri right to do so. They say they have been issued tickets
for the reservation compartments.
govt employers are reall meaning for suckers... sucking the ordinary human money... god's curse will surely on them...
I have some queries with regard to the procedure involved in the ticket system:

1) What is the procedure to get a seat or berth in general class with open ticket?How much is the total fee?please describe with break up of the sum collected.

2) Is there possibility of getting refund on reserved ticket but after the date of journey?For example once i had to travel from bhubaneswar to bangalore on 24-4-11 but missed the date which i realised only at 11 pm at night (which is almost 16 hours from the actual departure timing of the train)then i immediately went to bhubaneswar station (which was close by) in 15 minutes and informed them.They informed me to get TDR orTTR (which i dont know exactly) the next day and they told i will get 50 percent of the fare. But in the railway website in refund rules there is no such options mentioned.

Can anyone clarify me on these two questions?pls.

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