Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter Find us on Youtube View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

Tenders & Suppliers Info

News & Recruitment

Public Information

Time Table

Contact Us

Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
More CCTV cameras and improved lighting at suburban stations in 2021

More CCTV cameras and improved lighting at suburban stations in 2021

Central Railway has installed 605 CCTV cameras in the year 2021 making the total of 3,122 CCTV cameras installed at its suburban stations to keep watch o­n antisocial elements, etc. Lighting at 12 various locations at 9 stations have also been improved viz. Kurla (2), Thane, Kalva, Kalyan, Asangaon, Shahad, Ulhasnagar (3), Atgaon and Titwala.

Central Railway is also making arrangements with Railtel for provision of CCTVs under Video Surveillance System (VSS) at all stations for which tender is being finalised shortly.

In addition, block spots have been identified and staff have been deployed at vulnerable points for Fatka/snatching cases.  Commuters of Mumbai suburban are being sensitized to desist from footboard travel and to avoid use of mobile phones while travelling near doorsteps.  Awareness messages are also played regularly in running suburban trains over public address system.

On an average 110 suburban services are escorted daily over Mumbai Division and 105 mail/express trains are being escorted over Central Railway.  Train escort personnel are also being deployed in night bound trains passing through vulnerable sections.  5 special teams have been formed in Mumbai Division to improve safety and security of passengers especially women passengers.

Railway Protection Force team has also launched ‘MERI SAHELI’ and ‘SMART SAHELI’ operation for focused action o­n security of women travelling in long distance trains and suburban trains respectively. These teams counsel about precautions to be taken for safety and security during journey.  

RailMadad helpline 139 - RPF staff render assistance through this RailMadad helpline to the passengers or attend to their complaints and ensure real time help/redressal.
--- ---
Date: January 12, 2022
PR No.2022/01/19
This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.

(Shivaji Sutar)
Chief Public Relations Officer

  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.