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Yatri Kripya Dhyan De! These items are prohibited this festive season
The Indian Railways has also put out an advisory to ensure the safety of its passengers keeping in mind the expected increase in travelers during this period.
If you are planning on traveling too, there are some of these new rules and regulations you should know about.
The guidelines involve a list of prohibited items passengers cannot have on board.
The new guidelines state that no inflammable items can be carried on board by passengers. This is to avoid any unforeseen activities amongst huge crowds.
The West Central Railway tweeted that items such as firecrackers, petrol, diesel, or other high-risk items can cause risk to human lives and hence, cannot be travelled with.
There is also a ban on carrying gas stoves or ovens. The trains are also declared complete non-smoking zones.
The authorities also said that carrying these items is a punishable offense and will lead to serious consequences.
The passengers found with these items will be fined a penalty of ₹1,000 and can also be jailed for three years.
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