Items Prohibited on SGR – Find out

Items Prohibited on SGR - Find out

Items Prohibited on SGR

This article is meant to share with you the Items Prohibited on SGR. These are items that you are not allowed to board with. Kindly note that prohibited implies not allowed. Also check out the restricted items on SGR.                         

Items Prohibited on SGR

Items Prohibited on SGR: For the safety and security of passenger services operations, the following items are prohibited in Kenya Railways premises and trains;                       

  1. Alcoholic beverages: Customers are not allowed to bring alcoholic beverages into the train stations or onboard the train
  2. Smoking restrictions: Passengers are not allowed to smoke in any KR premises, stations or onboard the trains   
  3. Perfumes and Sprays exceeding 300 mls or 500 gms
  4. Fire arms, ammunition, explosives, fireworks, and flares. Holders of registered firearms should inform the Kenya Railways Security team for guidance/assistance           
  5. Flammable materials and liquids such as turpentine, paraffin/kerosene, petrol, paints, adhesives, lighters e.g. butane, absorbed fuel, electric, battery-powered, novelty lighters and match boxes
  6. Compressed gasses (flammable, non-flammable, or poisonous) such as butane, propane, gasoline, aqualung cylinders, lighter fuels, or refills
  7. Security-type cases/boxes incorporating goods such as lithium batteries or pyrotechnics, dynamite
  8. Any animal trophies including wild animal skins/hides, horns, Cowrie shells
  9. Narcotic or controlled drugs e.g. cocaine, marijuana, heroine, mandrax
  10. Any live animals/pets
  11. Oxidizing substances such as bleaching powder and peroxides
  12. Disabling devices such as mace, taser, pepper sprays with irritant properties, processed pepper and tear gas
  13. Poisons substances such as arsenic, cyanides, or insecticides
  14. Radioactive materials e.g. H3 tritium for hydrogen, Iridium-192, Cobalt-60, Cesium-137, Californium-157, Radon gas, and dozens and dozens of other man made radioisotopes
  15. Corrosive materials such as mercury, acids, alkalis, and wet cell batteries
  16. Any other substances not covered here above but which may present danger to Kenya Railways premises/trains
  17. Any other items which are deemed security hazards by local laws or that have similar functions to the above items

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