As a pilot project, the Segways are introduced to enhance the visibility of RPF and focus on cutting short the time span of the RPF staff to reach the passengers in need of help.
According to RPF Inspector Duvvada RK Rao on July 12, three persons approached the RPF station to enquire about the location of DRM office saying they have been called for certificate verification.
The Operation Thirst was launched across the Indian Railway (IR) following the direction of director general of Railway Protection Force, A Kumar given to all the chief security commissioners.
East Central Railway (ECR) has recovered 2,821 children from different railway divisions of the zone in the last seven years. Investigations reveal most kids run away over trivial matters.
At present, the percentage of lady constables in RPF is 2.25 per cent. The number (of women constables) is less in the entire Railways.
The details fed are all genuine as passengers have submitted them to these ‘so-called travel agents’, the official added.
As many as 32 touts have been arrested for unauthorised sale of reserved rail tickets.
Six touts were arrested during ‘Operation Thunder’ and a total of Rs 4,39,477 was seized, said an official release from SWR.
Operation Thunder is one of the biggest drive launched by the ECR in the recent past to check ticket touting during the peak summer.
The footage and photo of the man has been widely shared among the Railway Protection Force as well as Kerala Government Railway Police groups.
MissingKart, a startup by a group of youngsters, which helps recover lost belongings, has collaborated with the Railway Protection Force (RPF)
He does it by ensuring CCTV cameras do not capture visuals of robbers when they visit rly stations
168 thefts in trains took place in 2018-19; `6.64 cr cash recovered
The city's new RPF calendar is a tribute to the four-legged friends who safeguard passengers, cargo as well as railway premises from possible threats.
Presently, when such cases arise, usually squads of the district police deal with it.