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THE DELHI METRO RAILWAY (OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE) ACT, 2002

Title : THE DELHI METRO RAILWAY (OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE) ACT, 2002

Year : 2002



(1) The metro railway administration shall cause to be pasted in a conspicuous and accessible place at every station in Hindi and English a table of the fare chargeable for travelling from the station to every place for which tickets are issued to passengers.

(2) Any person desirous of travelling on the metro railway shall, upon payment of fare, be issued with a ticket by the metro railway administration or an agent authorised in this behalf.

(3) The ticket issued under sub-section (2) shall indicate its value, period of validity and such other particulars as may be prescribed.



Every passenger shall, on demand by any metro railway official authorised in this behalf, present his pass or ticket to such metro railway official for examination at the beginning, or during or at the end of the journey and surrender such ticket,-

(a) At the end of journey if the ticket is for a single journey, or

(b) If such ticket is issued for a particular amount, on the exhaustion of the amount for which the ticket was issued.



No person shall enter or remain in any carriage on the metro railway, for the purpose of travelling therein as a passenger, unless he has with him a proper pass or ticket.



(1) No person shall, while travelling in the metro railway, carry with him any goods other than a small baggage containing personal belongings not exceeding such volume and weight as may be prescribed.

(2) Where any person travels on the metro railway in contravention of the provisions of sub-section (1), he shall, notwithstanding that he holds a valid pass or ticket for any travel in such railway, be liable to be removed from the train by any metro ra lway official authorised by the metro railway administration in this behalf or by any other person whom such metro railway official may call to his aid.



(1) No person suffering from infectious or contagious diseases as may be prescribed, shall travel by the metro railway.

(2) Any person travelling in contravention of any rule made under sub-section (1) shall be liable to be removed from the metro railway.



The metro railway administration shall provide and maintain in proper order, in any metro train, such efficient means of communication between the passengers and the me ro railway official in charge of the train as may be approved by the Central Government.



The metro railway administration may use its premises, lands, buildings, posts, bridges, structures, vehicles, rolling stock and other property for displaying commercial advertisements and for that purpose may erect or construct or fix any hoardings, billboards, show cases, and such other things for the display of posters or other publicity materials.



(1) No person shall take or cause to be taken on the metro railway such dangerous or offensive material as may be prescribed.

(2) If any metro railway official has reason to believe that any person is carrying with him, in a container of any form, or otherwise, any dangerous or offensive material, he may cause such container to be opened by its carrier for the purposes of as ceraining its contents.

(3) Any metro railway official may remove from the metro railway any person taking with him any dangerous or offensive material.



Any person, entering upon or into any part of the metro railway without lawful authority, on being asked to leave the metro railway by any the metro railway by such metro railway official or by any other person whom such metro railway official may call to his aid. metro railway official, does not leave therefrom, may be removed from



(1) The Central Government may, by notification, make rules to carry out the provisions of this Chapter.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-

(a) The particulars of the ticket such as the value, the period of validity and other particulars under sub-section (3) of section 23;

(b) The volume and weight of baggage under sub-section (1) of section 26;

(c) Diseases which are infectious or contagious under sub-section (1) of section 27;

(d) Material which is dangerous or offensive under sub-section (1) of section 30; and

(e) Generally, for regulating the travelling upon, and the use, working and management of the metro railway.

(3) Every metro railway administration shall keep at every station on its metro railway a copy of all the rules made under this section and shall also allow any person to inspect it free of charge.

Last updated on April, 2016

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