Business News Desk,You must have traveled in the train many times, so you will be well aware of its many rules. But do you know about 5 such rules of railway, for violating which you may not only have to pay heavy fine but also go to jail. Today we are going to tell you about 4 such rules, knowing about which you will also be surprised.
traveling on the roof of a train
According to the rules of Indian Railways, if a person is caught traveling on the roof of a train, he can face imprisonment of 3 months or a fine of Rs 500 under section 156 of the Railways Act.
railway ticket brokerage
According to the rules of Indian Railways, no person can do ticket touting. If a person is caught doing this, he can be fined Rs 10,000 or jailed for 3 years under section 143 of the Railway Act.
selling goods on railway premises
No goods can be sold or hawked in any railway premises of the country (Indian Railway Rules) without prior permission. If caught in this crime, the accused can be fined up to 2 thousand rupees and imprisoned for 1 year under section 144 of the Railway Act.
travel in upper class compartment
If you are found traveling in a higher class compartment than the ticket you hold, you can be punished under Section-138 of the Railway Act (Indian Railway Rules). For this, the fare up to your maximum distance and a fine of Rs 250 can be charged. You can also be taken into custody for not paying this fine.