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Railway luggage Rules: You can carry this much luggage in the train, if you have excess luggage then penalty will be imposed.

Railway luggage Rules- According to railway rules, passengers cannot carry luggage exceeding the prescribed weight and size with them in the compartment. There is a ban on carrying many types of goods including any kind of flammable and smelly substances in the train.

New Delhi. You must have often seen people traveling with a lot of luggage in trains. But, do you know that there is a limit for carrying luggage in a train compartment also. This limit has been determined on the basis of weight and size. Besides, the rules for carrying luggage are also different in each category. If a passenger boards a compartment with more luggage than the prescribed limit, the Railways charges a fine.

Every train passenger should be aware of the luggage rules of the Railways. If someone has excess luggage, the Railways also provides the facility to keep that luggage in the luggage van installed along with the train. Luggage can also be booked at the time of booking train tickets. Even after booking tickets from the parcel office located at the railway station, you can book for keeping the luggage in the luggage van.

You can take this much luggage with you

In different classes of the train, passengers can keep heavy luggage ranging from 40 kg to 70 kg with them in the train compartment. You can take up to 40 kg of weight with you in sleeper class. There is allowance for carrying luggage up to 50 kg in AC two tier. In first class AC, passengers can take up to 70 kg of luggage with them in the coach. If more items are found than this, a fine is charged.

100 cm. X 60 cm. X 25 cm. Trunks, suitcases and boxes of (Length X Width X Height) size are allowed to be carried as personal luggage in the passenger compartment. If the trunk, suitcase and box exceed the prescribed size, they will have to be kept in the luggage van only.

There is a ban on these things

There is a ban on carrying many types of goods including any kind of flammable and smelly substances in the train. Objectionable items, explosives, dangerous inflammable items, empty gas cylinders, dead chickens, acid etc. are prohibited. If a passenger is carrying any prohibited item during the journey, then action can be taken against that passenger under Section 164 of the Railway Act.

Shyamu Maurya
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