Trivandrum: The Trivandrum Division of Indian Railways have decided to issue new permits for pre-paid autorickshaws at Thiruvananthapuram Central Station. In a meeting of the Trade Union leaders with V C Sudheesh, Sr. Divisional Commerical Manager, Trivandrum Division held at Divisional Railway Manager’s office in Trivandrum today, the following major decisions on Prepaid Autorikshaw facility at Thiruvananthapuram Central station has been taken:
1. Based on the demand of Trade unions, the permit/licence fees has been fixed at Rs 1,250/- for six months and this shall be payable in quarterly instalments. The permit fee is reduced from Rs 1,800/- as per the request of trade unions.
2. Permits will be issued for the existing three hundred autorickshaws after payment of the licence fees. Extra autorickshaws will be considered after mutual consultation and requirements of passengers.
3. Railways will provide Identity cards to the drivers and issue stickers for the autorickshaws with details of Complaint Helpline Number.
4. From 10 November 2017 Autorickshaws will be issued permits for providing service at the Prepaid auto taxi stand in the railway station premises.
Kerala Rail News