Offences & Penalties

The following penalties and fines shall be collected in line with the provisions of the Metro Railways (Operations & Maintenance) Act, 2002;

Section of Metro Act OffencesPenalties
59Drunkenness or nuisance on metro railway Rs. 500 fine and Forfeiture of fare paid/removal from carriage
60Taking or causing to take offensive material upon metro railway Rs.500 fine in addition to damages
61Taking or causing to take dangerous material upon metro railway Rs. 5000 fine and Imprisonment upto 4 years
62Demonstrations upon metro railways
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Pasting or put-up any poster or write or draw anything on compartment or metro premises
Exclusion from premises and Rs.1000 fine or Imprisonment upto 6 months or both
63Travelling on the roof etc. Rs.50 fine or Imprisonment upto 1 month or both
64Unlawful entry or remaining upon metro railway
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Walking on metro track
Rs. 250 fine or Imprisonment upto 3 months or both
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Rs. 500 fine or Imprisonment upto 6 months or both
67Obstructing running of train, etc. Rs. 5000 fine or Imprisonment upto 4 years or both
68Obstructing metro railway official in duty Rs.1000 fine or Imprisonment upto 1 year or both
69Travelling without proper pass or ticket or beyond authorised distance Rs.50 fine and Amount of fare
70Interfering with means of communication in train Rs.1000 fine or Imprisonment upto 1 year or both
71Altering or defacing or counterfeiting pass or ticket Imprisonment upto 6 months
72Defacing public notices Rs.250 fine and Imprisonment upto 2 months
73Unauthorised sale of article upon metro railways Rs.500 fine and in default of payment of fine imprisonment upto 6 months
74Maliciously wreaking a train or causing sabotage Imprisonment for life or rigorous imprisonment upto 10 years or punishable with death as the case may be
75Unauthorised sale of tickets Rs.500 fine or Imprisonment upto 3 months or both and Forfeiture of such tickets
76Maliciously hurting or attempting to hurt person travelling by metro railways Imprisonment for life or imprisonment upto 10 years as the case may be
77Endangering safety of persons travelling by metro railway by rash or negligent act or omission Imprisonment upto 1 year or fine or both
78Damage to or destruction of certain metro railway properties Imprisonment upto 10 years
79Endangering the safety of persons travelling by metro railway by wilful act or omission Imprisonment upto 7 years
80Making false claim for compensation Imprisonment upto 3 years or fine or both

On failure of payment of fine by offender, necessary action may be taken in accordance with law including but not limited to handing over the offender to the police for appropriate action before Metropolitan Magistrate.