Most people have done this at least once in their life, but it is in fact punishable by a fine. You are not permitted to have your suit case on a spare seat on a train in NSW. You are expected to put the luggage in the allocated space for bags. Yes, we agree with you, what space? Either way you may receive a fine if the carriage is inspected.
Also if you ever wanted to carry a plant pot on a TrainLink regional train, think again, here are the rules taken from
What you cannot take
For safety reasons, there are items that must not be included in checked or carry-on luggage.
Do not bring any of the following:
- damaged or insufficiently secured and protected items
- household items and appliances
- plants and/or plant matter
- perishable items including meat, seafood, fruit and vegetables
- unaccompanied luggage items
- motor vehicles or motorbikes.
Additionally, the following are classified as dangerous goods and are banned:
- compressed gases – flammable, non-inflammable and poisonous
- corrosives – acids, alkalis, mercury and wet cell batteries
- explosives – munitions, fireworks and flares
- flammable liquids and solids – lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners and fire-lighters
- oxidising materials – bleaching powder and peroxides
- poisons and infectious substances – insecticides, weed killers and live virus materials
- firearms, spear guns, crossbows and knives
- radioactive materials.
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