Delhi Metro Rail Corporation allows carrying two sealed alcohol bottles

30 June, 2023 | Anupam Shrivastava

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Previous rule had allowed carrying alcohol on Airport Express Line only, however consuming alcohol on metro premises remains strictly prohibited.

Metro riders in Delhi will soon be allowed to bring along sealed bottles of alcohol on all lines, matching the options presently offered on the Airport Express Line.

Two sealed bottles of alcohol are now permitted to be brought on the Delhi Metro, according to a statement from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The prior directive was examined by a committee made up of representatives from the DMRC and the Central Industrial Security Force, the organisation in charge of securing metro installations.

Earlier, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation allowed carrying alcohol on Airport Express Line only

Carrying alcohol was not permitted on the metro, with the exception of the Airport Express Line, as per a previous rule. However, it is definitely prohibited to consume alcohol on the metro property.

“Metro passengers are requested to maintain proper decorum while travelling. In case, any passenger is found behaving in an indecent manner under the influence of alcohol, suitable action shall be taken under the relevant provisions of law,” the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) statement said.