Delhi Metro: Now women can travel with knives, lighters and matchboxes
New Delhi: In a bid to boost safety for women, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has lifted the restriction on flammable materials like lighters and matchboxes inside the train.
The have also allowed women to travel with knives.
Reportedly, the major decision has been taken by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) who has thousands of restricted materials stacking up in the depot in Shastri park.
The concerned metro authorities said that women can carry knives that are up to 4 inches in height. However, authorities authorities can restrict entry under pointed circumstances.
Due to the fact that many regular workers are allowed to carry work tools, the metro authorities will allow lighters and matchboxes its transportation granted that the said individual does not seem threatening. Authorities will examine the tools and make an entry so that it can be traced later.