Indian Railways: During the journey during the festive season, if a passenger is caught traveling with banned items by the Railways, then he can be fined. Also, there can be a jail term of up to three years.
New Delhi: Indian Railways Alert: There is news of work for those traveling by rail. If you are also traveling by train, then definitely know the warning given by the railways. Indian Railways has issued an alert for passengers regarding train travel. The train crowd is increasing in the festive season. In view of the increasing number of fire or accidents in the train, the Railways has issued an official notification for the passengers. Railways has shown this strictness for the convenience and safety of the passengers.
Railways said this thing
Railways has given information for this on social media. Railways has said in a tweet that passengers should not carry themselves or allow anyone to carry flammable material during the journey in the train, it is a punishable offense. Doing so can result in legal action as well as jail. According to the West Central Railway, spreading fire or carrying inflammable articles in a train is an offense punishable under section 164 of the Railways Act, 1989.
Under this, a person caught with these items can be punished with imprisonment of up to three years or a fine of up to one thousand rupees, or with both. Do not carry inflammable materials like kerosene, petrol, firecrackers and gas cylinders etc., or allow anyone to carry them while traveling in the train, it is a punishable offense.
These things have been banned
According to the tweet of the Railways, now passengers cannot travel with kerosene, dry grass, stove, petrol, kerosene, gas cylinders, matches, firecrackers or any object that spreads fire in the train compartment. . Railways has shown this strictness to make the journey of passengers safe. Railways has given a strict warning to the passengers for this.
Smoking in railway premises is a crime
Apart from this, under the plan made by the Railways to control the incidents of fire, if someone is caught smoking in the train, then he can be jailed for up to 3 years. Apart from this, fines may also have to be paid. Smoking cigarette/bidi in railway premises is also a punishable offence.