The pre-paid taxi/auto
booths are being run at the stations by the state traffic police on
fixed rates prescribed by Municipal Corporation of the city.
The provision of pre-paid counters at the stations depends upon
importance of the station, space availability etc. The responsibility
for setting up of pre-paid taxi booths lies with the State Government.
Instructions already exist with the Zonal Railways to co-ordinate with
the local civil authorities for arrangement of pre-paid taxi and three
wheeler services at all A-1 category stations and also to ensure that
traffic police officials properly supervise and regulate its
This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha