Railway ticket viral: Railway ticket issued from Pakistan to India 76 years ago went viral, fare was so cheap in 1947
This ticket, which went viral on social media, is for a train journey between Rawalpindi and Amritsar in Pakistan. The fare for nine people is written on this ticket. The fare for a man in this 76-year-old ticket is about Rs 4.
train ticket from pakistan to india viral
Major historical changes have taken place in the socio-economic development around the world. Some people cherish these changes and experiences as souvenirs. The ticket going viral shows that there was a time when a person could travel between two countries by spending just Rs 4. This piece of paper as a ticket has great significance, which cannot be expressed in words.
Rs 36 ticket for 9 people
If you look carefully at the old tickets from Pakistan to India at the time of independence, it is clear that in 1947, the ticket for nine people from Rawalpindi to Amritsar was only 36 rupees 9 annas. The picture of the ticket was posted on a Facebook page called ‘Paxi Rail Premi’. The post read, “Photograph of a train ticket issued on 17-09-1947 after independence. The cost of a ticket for traveling from Rawalpindi to Amritsar for 9 people is Rs 36.9 annas.
The post went viral on social media and immediately caught the attention of many people. Many see it as a relic of the past. Many people are calling it antique while some people are calling it gold. On the other hand, some people are saying that the ticket (railway ticket) of Rs 4 per person in 1947 was somehow expensive.