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DELHI METRO Safety Guidelines - Do's & Dont's at Metro Premises

Metro Do's & Don'ts for your convenience

Here are a few rules and regulations which helps you for a safe and comfortable journey.


  • Always stand in que.
  • Limit your baggae to 15 kgs. Not exceeding 60 cm(Length) x 45 cm (Breadth) x 25 cm(Height) in size
  • Use Dustbins
  • Stand on the left side of escalators and while moving keep to the right
  • Move away from escalators immediately after use
  • Remember that the trains stops for 30 seconds only
  • Dont's

  • Do not bring eatable inside the station premises
  • Do not bring pets inside
  • Do not smoke
  • Do not travel without your smart card or token
  • Do not jump over the ticket barrier
  • Do not share your card or token with another person on the same journey
  • Do not cross the yellow line on the platform
  • Do not step onto the Metro tracks
  • Do not travel on the roof of the train
  • Do not try to open the doors forcibly
  • Do not deface or put up posters inside the Metro station or train
  • Safety Guidelines at Escalators & Eevators


  • Hold the handrail while using the escalator
  • Stand facing forward
  • Hold children firmly
  • Keep feet within yellow lines
  • Do not use the escalator when it is not working
  • Move away from escalator after reaching the destination
  • In case of emergency, press emergency stop switches located at the bottom, top & centre of the escalator
  • Elevator

  • Stand clear of the doors
  • Do not keep your hand on the doors
  • Press destination button
  • If the doors of the elevator do not open, use alarm button/intercom and wait
  • Do not open the doors with force
  • If there is a fire in the building use the stairs.
  • *Source: Delhi Metro Print Material

    Offences within Metro Premises and Penalties



    Drunkenness or nuisance on Metro Railway

    Fine upto Rs 500/- and forfeiture of ticket/passess he's holding

    Maliciously hurting or attempt to hurt passengers on Metro Railway

    Life imprisonment or imprisonment upto 10 years

    Endangering passenger safety by rash or negligent act or omission

    imprisonment upto 1 year or fine or both

    Endangering passenger safety by willful act or omission

    Imprisonment upto 7 years



    Carrying offensive material

    Fine upto Rs. 500/

    Carrying dangerous material

    Imprisonment upto 4 years and fine upto Rs. 5000/-



    Demonstration, sticking posters, unauthorized graffiti

    Imprisonment upto 6 months or fine upto Rs. 1000/- or both

    Unauthorized entry

    Imprisonment upto 3 months or fine upto Rs 250/- or both

    Walking on the metro track

    Improsonment upto 6 months or fine upto Rs 500/- or both

    Unauthorized selling on Metro Railway

    Fine upto Rs 500/- or improsonment upto 6 months

    Unauthorized sale of tickets

    Improsonment upto 3 months or fine upto Rs 500/- or both

    Obstructing metro operations

    Improsonment upto 4 years or fine upto Rs 5000/- or both

    Obstructing a Metro official from his duties

    Imprisonment upto 1 year or fine upto Rs 1000/- or both



    Traveling withoutticket or beyond authorized distance

    Imprisonment upto 1 month or fine upto Rs 50/- or both

    Needless interference with means of communication, misuse of alarm

    Imprisonment upto 1 years of fine upto Rs 1000/- or both

    Defacing public notices

    Imprisonment upto 2 months or fine upto Rs 250/- or both

    Wrecking trains, track and acts of subotage

    Life imprisonment or rigrous imprisonment upto 10 yars or death sentence

    Damage to Metro Railways property

    Imprisonment upto 10 years

    False claim of compensation

    Imprisonment upto 3 yars or fine or both



    Arrest without a Warrant


    Drunkenness or nuisance on Metro Railway

    Carrying dangerious material

    Endangering passenger safety by Metro official

    Endangering passgner safety by willful act or omission


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    General rules for Metro Passengers
    No Smoking
    No Pets
    No Eatable
    No Littering
    No Spitting
    No Inflammables
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