Railways targets to install CCTV cameras in over 7,000 passenger train coaches by 2021: Government

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal also said CCTV cameras have already been installed in coaches of premium, mail, express and suburban trains.

Published: 03rd July 2019 07:44 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd July 2019 07:44 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: The railways has set a target to install CCTV cameras in more than 7,000 coaches of mainline passenger trains by March 2021, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal informed Parliament Wednesday.

Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, he said CCTV cameras have already been installed in coaches of premium, mail, express and suburban trains.

The cameras have also been installed in 1,300 coaches of mainline passenger trains, Goyal said "CCTV cameras in another 7,020 coaches of such (passenger) trains has been planned during Phase-I, targeted for completion by March 2021. Provision of CCTV cameras in the remaining coaches will be taken up thereafter," the minister said.

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