Incidents of train fire have been seen many times these days. Recently there was a fire in a coach of New Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express. At the same time, several incidents of fire were also reported at Ghaziabad station. In view of these incidents, the Railways has issued an official notification for passengers. The railway has tweeted that during the journey in the train, passengers should not carry flammable material on their own nor let anyone carry it, it is a punishable offense. If this is done, there may be legal action as well as jail. According to the West Central Railway, spreading of fire or flammable goods in a train is an offense punishable under Section 164 of the Railways Act, 1989, for which the person caught can be imprisoned for up to 3 years or with a fine of up to a thousand rupees or both. Can.
According to a tweet by the Indian Railways, the strictness of not traveling with the kerosene, hay, stove, petrol, kerosene, gas cylinders, matches, crackers or any other flammable items in the train compartment warn up. Let us tell you that the railways have made this rule to make the journey of passengers safe so that all the passengers who travel in the train travel safely and have a smile.
Not only this, if a person is caught smoking in a train under the scheme made by the Railways to control the incidents of fire, then he can also be jailed. Apart from this, fines may also have to be paid. Smoking cigarettes / bidis in the railway premises is also a punishable offense. If found doing so, a fine of up to 200 rupees can be imposed on the passengers.