Entry from British & World English dictionary
A ticket allowing a non-traveller access to a railway station platform.
- On my way out I was asked to present my platform ticket by a railway official.
- Mr Hewitt recalls that family members who came to wave them off had to pay a penny each for a platform ticket and said York station in those days was very dingy and grubby.
- At the touch of a button, the proposed machine would provide a three-rupee platform ticket.
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