Indian Railways Rules: Railways has given the right to passengers to stop the train or pull the chain, but it is used only when there is any problem or the passenger is in an emergency.
Indian Railways Chain Pulling Rules: Lakhs of people travel by train every day, but they are not aware of the railway rules. Today we will tell you about a rule of Railways which is important for all of you to know. Railways have given the right to passengers to stop the train or pull the chain, but this is used only when there is any problem or the passenger is in an emergency. Let us tell you about the rules related to chain pulling-
Many times passengers run away by pulling the chain
Many times it happens that passengers think of running away by pulling the chain, but the police is always active, due to which those who commit such acts are caught.
How does the Railways know about chain pulling?
Let us tell you that when chain pulling takes place in a train, a valve installed in the top corner of the bogie rotates and it informs the main control system that the chain of this bogie has been pulled.
There is a sound of pressure when the chain is pulled.
When the chain is pulled, there is a sound of pressure leaking from that bogie. As soon as the railway police hears such a sound, the police reaches near that bogie. Then later the police is interrogated to find out the reason for pulling the chain and everything else.
When can passengers withdraw cheques?
Railways allows passengers to pull the chain only in case of emergency. If any member of one’s family remains on the platform or if any problem arises during the journey, then in that situation the passenger is allowed to pull the chain.
According to railway rules, if any passenger pulls the chain of the train unnecessarily, it will be considered a crime. Railways takes action against the person who stops the train under Section 141 of the Railway Act 1989. If found guilty of the crime committed under this section, there can be a fine of Rs 1000 (punishment for chain pulling in train) or jail up to 1 year. In some cases both of these punishments can also be imposed.