China News Service, Haikou, December 27 (Reporter Huang Yi) The reporter learned from a press conference on the 27th that the "Regulations on Railway Safety Management of Hainan Province" (hereinafter referred to as "Regulations") will come into effect on January 1, 2022. The "Regulations" clearly stated that, except for special needs, it is forbidden to launch drones, kites, balloons and other low-altitude floating objects within 500 meters on both sides of the railway line, and forbid powered parachutes and paragliders.
With the opening and operation of the Hainan Island High-speed Railway, the Guangdong-Hainan Railway Channel and Haikou City Trains, the railway has become an important means of transportation for Hainan residents and tourists. However, in recent years, the external environmental safety hazards along the railway have become increasingly prominent.
Gao Yongtao, member of the Party Committee and Deputy Director of the Hainan Provincial Department of Emergency Management, said that since the opening of the Hainan Island High Speed Rail, illegally drilled tunnels have caused the vault to be broken down, and the drilling of wells in the tunnel caused serious water leakage during the typhoon. Villagers along the high-speed rail line burned wasteland and caused mountain fires to cause more than 10 trains to stop. As a result of lanterns, plastic mulch, kites, balloons, etc. floating into the line and hanging on the catenary power supply line, there were more than 30 temporary stops; trains dropped due to illegal smoking by passengers. Fast-moving occurs frequently; the phenomenon of obstructing the railway ferry due to fishermen's violation of regulations in the entry and exit passages, fairways and harbor ponds of the train ferry has been repeatedly banned.
Gao Yongtao introduced that the "Regulations" clarify that railway safety management implements a working mechanism that combines government coordination, enterprise responsibility, social participation, industry supervision and territorial guarantees. In the case of an emergency endangering railway safety, railway transportation companies are allowed to take precedence.
The "Regulations" clarified that it is prohibited to raise and release unmanned aerial vehicles, kites, balloons and other low-altitude floating objects within 500 meters on both sides of the railway line, and to prohibit flying paragliders and paragliders.
However, if it is necessary to use drones for site surveys, construction operations, safety inspections, weather detection, etc., it must be approved by the relevant departments in accordance with the regulations, and the railway transportation enterprise must sign a safety management agreement and take necessary safety precautions. can use.
The "Regulations" propose that the owners, managers or users of plastic greenhouses, color steel sheds, billboards, dust-proof nets and other buildings and structures within 500 meters on both sides of the railway line shall take necessary safety protections Measures, and timely clean up the construction and construction materials such as plastic film, tin foil, color steel tile, iron sheet, etc., to prevent the railway safety from being affected by falling, falling off, and floating.
In addition, the "Regulations" supplemented behaviors that endanger railway safety and disrupt the order of railway operations.
It is forbidden to take other people's seats and berths, spread rumors that affect railway safety, harass passengers by drunkenness, harassment, forcible begging, etc., and forcibly break into or out of station gates or ticket gates and other behaviors that disrupt the order of railway operations.
It is forbidden to use emergency equipment and facilities on board or on board in non-emergency situations, to smoke (including electronic cigarettes) in non-smoking areas of trains and train ferries, or to use cigarette substitutes that can produce smoke, and to refuse to accept safety inspections that endanger railway safety. behavior.