In order to make train
journey safer, the Ministry of Railways has urged passengers not to
carry and also not let their co-passengers to carry inflammable objects
while travelling on the trains. Travelling in trains with explosives and
inflammable objects like crackers, gas cylinder, acid, petrol, kerosene,
dry grass/leaves, thermic welding, sigri, stove etc is not permitted.
Carrying such inflammable objects on the trains is a punishable offence
under Section 164 of the Railway Act, 1989 where the offender may get an
imprisonment upto 3 years, or a fine of Rs. 1,000/- or both and under
Section 165 where a fine of Rs. 500/- is applicable.
Passengers can use Security helpline numbers 011-23303982, 011-23303983,
011-23303748 in this regard.