Good News For Metro Passengers: Urban Affairs Ministry Increases Baggage Weight Limit From 15 To 25 Kg  Delhi Metro (Representative Image) (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

In a move that will benefit the metro commuters across the nation, the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has raised the weight limit of the baggage that metro passengers can carry with them from 15 kg to 25 kg, reports Tribune India.

As per the rules notified by the ministry on Tuesday (27 August), only one bag weighing up to 25 kg will be permitted and baggage in the form of bundles will not be permitted on metro trains.

“No person shall, while travelling in metro railway, carry with him any goods other than one baggage containing personal belongings not exceeding 80 centimetres x 50 centimetres x 30 centimetres in size and 25 kilograms in gross weight, except with prior approval of the metro railway administration,” the notification stated.

Meanwhile, for the passengers commuting via the dedicated metro lines connecting to airports, the weight limit will be 32 Kg, with the dimensions of the baggage not exceeding 90 cm x 75 cm x 45 cm.

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