(70 ILCS 3605/48)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 348)
Beginning 30 days after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of 1990, no person shall consume any food or drink,
excluding any medicine, upon any rapid transit train. As used in this
Section "rapid transit train" means a high speed, high capacity, electric
powered public transport train that operates on exclusive rights of way
with limited stops. The tracks may be in underground tunnels, in elevated
structures, in open cuts, at surface level, or any combination thereof.
This Section does not apply to commuter trains. As used in this Section
"commuter train" means a passenger carrying train, multi-unit electrical
or diesel type, designed to operate a commuter service on railways forming
part of the general railway system.
A violation of this Section is a petty offense for which the offender
shall be fined $100.
(Source: P.A. 86-1277.)