Deaths due to trespassing

Deaths due to trespassing
Last Date Jul 17,2015 04:15 AM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)
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 Section 147 of Railway act prescribes that:- ...

 Section 147 of Railway act prescribes that:-

1. If any person enters upon or into any part of a railway without lawful authority he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may be extended to six months or with a fine which may extend to one thousand rupees or with both.

Provided that in the absence of special and adequate reasons to the contrary to be mentioned in the judgment of the court, such punishment shall not be less than a fine of five hundred rupees.

2. Any person referred to in sub-section(1) may be removed from the railway by any railway servant or by any other person whom such railway servant may call to his aid.

However, over Indian Railways, especially over suburban sections deaths occur due to trespassing.

Suggest solutions for reducing trespassing of Railway tracks.

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Nishant jain_6 4 years 5 months ago

To Railway Ministry,
Subject- Avoid deaths and passenger load in local and and railway system.

More capacity always give rise to better system.

In locals, we can merge two trains which cover each platform in two halves. This way more passangers will get space to stand or sit rather falling from trains and die.

In other railways, we can have increased number of boxes. According to facts there are around 500 waiting tickets in any train around India. This shows that increase in capacity is must.