Metro Railways (Carriage and Ticket) Amendment Rules, 2019

Aug 27, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on August 27, 2019, amends the Metro Railways (Carriage and Ticket) Rules, 2014.

The amendment is as follows:

•     Under the Rule 3 which is regarding the carriage of goods or luggage, the following has been substituted-

(1)  No person shall, while travelling in metro railway, carry with him any goods other than one baggage containing personal belongings not exceeding 80centimeter x 50centimeter x 30centimeter in size and 25 kilograms in gross weight, except with prior approval of the metro railway administration. Baggage in form of bundles is not permitted. 

(2)  In case of a dedicated metro line for airport connection, no person shall, while travelling in metro railway, carry with him any goods other than two baggage’s containing personal belongings not exceeding 90 centimeters x 75 centimeter x 45 centimeter in size and 32 kilograms in gross weight, except with prior approval of the metro railway administration. Baggage in form of bundles is not permitted”.

These rules shall be called the Metro Railways (Carriage and Ticket) Amendment Rules, 2019 and shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

[Notification No. G.S.R. 601(E)]


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