ECoR forms

special squads

East Coast Railway has formed a special squad to keep a strict vigil on carrying inflammable items in trains for the safety of the passengers during ensuing Diwali. Carrying of inflammable objects like crackers, gas cylinder, acid, petrol and kerosene during train journey is a punishable offence under the Railway Act 1989 and the offender may get an imprisonment up to 3 years, ECoR said adding, that passengers could SMS or call Help Line Number- 8455885777 to report any incident concerning carrying crackers on train.