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platform ticket

n
(Railways) a ticket for admission to railway platforms but not for travel
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platform ticket

n (Brit) → biglietto d'ingresso ai binari
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A major grievance of railway passengers is the undue delays encountered at booking counters for buying platform tickets or for short distance journeys.
He added that his ministry will launch the facility of coin-operated automatic ticket vending machines on an experimental basis and will make efforts to provide the facility of purchasing platform tickets and unreserved tickets over the internet.
Revamping Railway Reservation System into Next Generation e-Ticketing will be taken up with provision of platform tickets and unreserved tickets also over internet.
We believe, being a public representative you will urge the people to buy platform tickets, who will come to see or listen you at railway stations according to PR rules and regulations," it maintained.
Akram, a shopkeeper at platform, told here on Thursday that some regular customers come at lunch time after purchasing platform tickets.
Lionel F Goulder, Birmingham | I REMEMBER being on New Street Station in the 60s, getting platform tickets and standing on platform 7/8 and seeing my first steam engine.
Among the measures taken on Monday were stopping on the sale of platform tickets to check overcrowding and parking the Vikramshila and Sapt Kranti Express trains on platforms 12 and 13 a" where the stampede took place a" more than two hours before the scheduled departure.
And platform tickets are a simple, if old style, way of ensuring farewells can be as fond and long as they've ever been.
With barriers and platform tickets long gone, the bus company turned train operator is putting up makeshift checkpoints to catch fare dodgers.
Collecting the stuff attracts all sorts from all walks of life from the Pete Watermans of this world who acquire and restore full size locos to boys (of all ages) who collect old platform tickets (remember those?
Indeed, a metal dispenser still offers platform tickets for one penny.

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