Regulation of Railways Act, 1868

Means of communication between passengers and the company’s servants to be provided.

Penalty for default.

Penalty for inproper use of communication.

22. Every company shall provide, and maintain in good working order, in every train worked by it which carries passengers, and travels more than twenty miles without stopping, such efficient means of communication between the passengers and the servants of the company in charge of the train as the Board of Trade may approve. If any company makes default in complying with this section, it shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding ten pounds for each case of default. Any passenger who makes use of the said means of communication without reasonable and sufficient cause shall be liable for each offence to a penalty not exceeding five pounds.