Indian Railways Rules And Regulations Never Make These Mistakes While Traveling In Trains Otherwise You Will Be Jailed

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We all love to travel. Children, old and young people of all ages love to travel. We travel by many means like bus, airplane, motor car, train. But when you have to travel in a train, then the matter is different. Who doesn’t love train travel? Every time we travel by train, it is a new experience. Do you know that more than 20 million people travel by rail daily in India, which is equal to the entire population of Australia. From this it can be understood that how important is traveling by train in India. On the other hand, some passengers make such mistakes due to which they also get jailed. Sometimes jail has to be accompanied by heavy fines also. If you also want to avoid difficulties, then we are going to tell you 5 such rules, which is very important for you to know –

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on ticket travel

Often when a person travels in a train, he forgets to take the ticket in a hurry. There are many such passengers who deliberately do not take tickets. There are some passengers who travel with different date tickets. If such passengers are caught during the train journey, they can be jailed for six months or a fine of one thousand rupees.

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Punishment for traveling in wrong class

Have you ever done that by taking a general ticket and went to sleeper class? If you do this, be careful. Doing so can send you to jail as it is a punishable offense in railways. If you are caught doing this, you will have to pay a fine equal to the difference between the fares of both the classes. Failure to pay the fine can result in imprisonment of one month.

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Do not travel with explosives or flammable goods

If a passenger travels with luggage like gas cylinder or kerosene while traveling by train. Due to which the life and property of others is in danger, then that passenger can be punished. Such traveler shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both. If a gas cylinder bursts in the train or kerosene oil catches fire during this period, then whatever damage is done. All the damages will have to be compensated by that passenger.

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Keep the same amount of luggage as the class for which you are ticketed

It is often seen that while traveling by train, only one person travels. But the amount of stuff he has is way too much. For this, the railway has made a rule that the class for which the ticket is there should have the same quantity of luggage, let us tell you how much luggage should be in which class.

Class Luggage Quantity

First, 70 kg

seconds, 50 kg

Third, 40 kg

Sleeper, 40kg

Second class, 35 kg

Passengers can carry baggage of specified quantity. If you carry more items than this, you may have to pay an extra charge. If you do not pay the charge and are caught, you will have to pay a fine of 6 times the weight of the goods.