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Don't carry fire crackers in trains: SCR appeals to passengers

Posted on Nov 12, 08:17AM | UNI

In view of the ensuing Diwali festive season, South Central Railway (SCR) today appealed to all its passengers not to carry fire crackers/inflammable substances in trains or in Railway premises.

According to a release here, the SCR said carrying of such items in trains or in stations pose grave safety threat and creates a highly unsafe situation for all the passengers around.

Any unintentional pressure applied on fire crackers or a small spark can lead to a big mishap with dire consequences.

Hence, SCR requested all rail users not to carry fire crackers or any other inflammable/explosive articles such as Gas Cylinder, Petrol, Diesel, Kerosene, Stoves, Lantern, explosive Chemical Powder, detonating substances, as luggage/parcel with them. Smoking also is probhited, the release added.