Offence and Penalties

  • Drunken behaviour, vandalism, indecency, use of offensive & abusive language is punishable with a fine that may extend to Rs. 500/-.
  • Carrying dangerous & offensive material on Metro Rail is punishable with imprisonment extending up to 4 years and a fine of up to Rs. 5000/-.
  • Putting up posters without lawful authority or defacing the Metro premises or trains will invite penalties, which may extend up to 6 months imprisonment and /or a fine up to Rs.1000/-.
  • Travelling on the roof or any other part of the train, not intended for the use of the passengers, will result in a fine of Rs. 50/-or imprisonment of 1 month or both.
  • Walking on Metro tracks without lawful authority will be punishable by imprisonment up to 6 months or a fine of up to Rs. 500/- or both.
  • Willfully obstructing any Metro official in discharging his or her duties will result in punishment with imprisonment up to 1 year or fine up to Rs.1000/- or both.
  • Improper use of official communication equipment will be punishable by imprisonment up to 1 year or fine up to Rs.1000/- or both.
  • Damaging Metro boards or documents shall be punishable with imprisonment up to 2 months and/or penalty of Rs.250/-.
  • Unauthorised sale of tickets shall be punishable with a sentence of upto 3 months and/or fine up to Rs. 500/-.
  • If any person throws an object with intent to damage any part of the train or its passengers, he/she will be punished with a life sentence or rigorous imprisonment extending up to 10 years.
  • Damage to any property or causing fire hazards or explosions will result in imprisonment extending up to 10 years.
  • Tampering with any safety device and endangering the safety of passengers or obstructing trains will result in imprisonment, extending up to 7 years.
  • Any Unauthorised sale of articles at Metro Railway premises shall be punishable with a fine of up to Rs. 500/- or imprisonment up to 6 months.
  • Ticket-less travel will result in a fine of Rs. 50/-.
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