If you also travel by train, then you must be aware of some important rules of Indian Railways.
Indian Railways brings many rules and new facilities for the passengers. Every day lakhs of people travel through trains. It is necessary to buy a ticket to travel by train. If you also travel by train, then you must be aware of some important rules of Indian Railways. If you do not follow these rules, you may have to pay penalty (Railway Penalty Rules).
Rules on traveling without ticket
According to railway rules, if a person travels without a ticket, he can be punished with a maximum of Rs 1000 or six months in jail. The penalty can be at least Rs 250.
Traveling in another coach with a ticket from another coach
If a passenger travels by any other coach by taking the ticket of some other coach. Then the difference between the tickets is charged. In this also additional fee may be imposed by TTE. Suppose a passenger has taken a sleeper coach ticket and is traveling in an AC coach. So the difference between the two tickets will have to be paid.
If a person travels in a train after drinking alcohol, a fine of Rs 500 will be charged from him. He will also be removed from the train. A person traveling under the influence of alcohol can also be jailed for six months.
Traveling without identity card
If a person has booked a ticket online and does not carry the identity card during the journey, then the TTE may consider the passenger without a ticket and charge a fine.
Chain pulling without reason
If someone pulls the chain of a train without any emergency or without any valid reason, then such a person will be considered an accused. He can be punished with imprisonment of up to one year or a fine of Rs 1,000 or both.
Penalty for smoking
Smoking is banned in the train. In such a situation, if someone is caught smoking, a penalty of Rs 200 will have to be paid.