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Ø    1.     Baggage permitted to be carried : 

            Any  person while travelling in Metro Railway may carry only small items of personal baggage, e.g. , Tiffin basket, small hand bag or attache case in addition to umbrella or walking sticks required for personal use.

1.1   Condition for carriage of baggage

The items of personal baggage as permitted above may be carried by any person if they :

(a) are not likely to cause an accident or obstruction or any inconvenience to other  passengers:

(b) do not exceed 10 kgs in weight; and

(c) are not of bulky nature.

2.Articles not permitted as accompanied baggage ;

No person shall take with him –

(a)   Offensive articles, such as wet skin, hides, dead poultry and gore etc.

(b)  Dangerous articles, such as- explosives of any variety including fire works, inflammable materials such as oil, grease, ghee, paint, dry grass and leaves of any variety,  waste papers, acids and other corrosive substances; or

(c)    dead body.

3.Offence and Penalties :

(a)       Any person who commits any offence of caring offensive goods or explosives or dangerous goods in violation of Rule 4 will also render himself liable for prosecution under section 8 of the Calcutta Metro Railway ( operation and Maintenance) (Temporary Provisions), Act, 1985 .

            (b) Any offence referred to in sub-rule shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees for caring                     offensive goods and an imprisonment for a term which may extend to four years and    also a fine which may extend                    to five thousand rupees for carrying any dangerous goods. The offender   shall also be responsible for any loss, injury                  or damage which may be caused by reason of such goods having  been brought upon the Metro                                                    Railway.                                                 


Source : Metro Railway Kolkata / Indian Railways Portal CMS Team Last Reviewed : 21-08-2020  

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