Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter Find us on Youtube View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

Tenders & Suppliers Info

News & Recruitment

Public Information

Time Table

Contact Us

 
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
QUICK LINKS
2023/01/0806-01-2023
Appeal to passengers not to misuse Alarm Chain Pulling

Appeal to passengers not to misuse Alarm Chain Pulling
Central Railway Mumbai Division is keeping a close tab o­n such unreasonable ACP incidents. During the year from January 2022 to December 2022.  Central Railway registered 9,049 cases of unreasonable ACP cases and apprehended 8,176 persons for misuse of Alarm Chain provided in trains during the calendar year 2022 (Jan-Dec) and realised fine of Rs.55.86 lakh from them.

Railways have provided an Alarm Chain Pulling (ACP) option in Suburban and Mail / Express trains for use during emergency purpose o­nly. Offlate, it is observed that passengers are resorting to ACP for frivolous reasons like arriving late, alighting/boarding at intermediate stations etc.

The act of ACP in train not o­nly affects the running of that particular train but also has a cascading effect o­n the trains that follow behind. In a suburban system like Mumbai Division, this results in late running of Mail / Express and suburban trains hampering its punctuality. Further the misuse of ACP for the convenience of o­ne or few passengers ends up causing inconvenience to all other passengers.

Division wise persons apprehended and fine realised:
Mumbai Division - 3302 persons - Rs.23.79 lakh
Bhusaval Division - 2476 persons - Rs.19.12 lakh
Nagpur Division - 1024 persons - Rs.8.65 lakh
Pune Division - 1173 persons - Rs.2.94 lakh
Solapur Division - 202 persons - Rs.1.36 lakh 

Central Railway’s appeal to passengers:
Not to resort to ACP for unnecessary / frivolous reasons thereby inconveniencing others. Resorting to ACP in unnecessary circumstances is a punishable offence under section 141 of the Railways Act.
Passengers are also advised to reach the terminus / station at least 30 minutes before the departure of your train to avoid any inconvenience.
--- --- ---
Date: January 06,2023
PR No. 2023/01/08 
This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.


(Shivaji Sutar)
Chief Public Relations Officer




  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.