Desk: Indian Railways is considered to be the most comfortable mode of travel in the country. People find it cheaper and convenient to travel by train. Railways allows its passengers to carry and carry luggage as per the prescribed limit during the journey. But there are many things that are forbidden to take on the train. Many people also have a question in their mind whether they can take alcohol in the train or not. So let’s find the answer to this question.
According to railway rules, carrying liquor in trains is prohibited. Moreover, the railways also do not allow travelling under the influence of alcohol or any other intoxicants. That is, you can not travel by train with alcohol.
If you are found doing so, action can be taken against you under Section 165 of the Railways Act 1989. According to the Railway Act, not only in the train, but also in any railway property or any property, liquor or any narcotic substance is not allowed. It is owned by the railway authorities.
According to Section 145 of the Railways Act, if a passenger is caught consuming drugs, his ticket or pass can be cancelled. A person found guilty can be punished with imprisonment up to six months and a fine (maximum Rs 500).”
Those who violate the rules could face jail time
It is an offence to carry prohibited items while travelling by train. If a passenger carries any prohibited item during the journey, action can be taken against him under Section 164 of the Railways Act. Under this section, the passenger can be fined Rs 1000 or imprisoned for three years or both. Apart from this, if there is any kind of loss or accident due to the banned material brought by the person, then its expenses will also be borne by the guilty person.