Indian railways deploy all women ticket checking staff on Women's day

Keeping in mind women’s health issues, Mumbai Central-New Delhi Rajdhani Express is set to become India's first ever train to have a Sanitary Pad Vending Machine onboard.

Published: 08th March 2018 03:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th March 2018 04:49 PM   |  A+A-

Indian Railways | EPS

By ANI

MUMBAI: In a first kind initiative, Indian Railways has deployed an all-women ticket checking staff on Mumbai Central- Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express on Thursday.

This initiative was taken keeping International Women's Day in mind. 

The train left at 06:25 am.

Indian Railways has taken several other initiatives- the recent one being Maninagar Station in Gujarat, which will be run by an all women staff on Friday.

Keeping in mind women’s health issues, Mumbai Central-New Delhi Rajdhani Express is set to become India's first ever train to have a Sanitary Pad Vending Machine onboard.

Moreover, Matunga Railway Station in the Mumbai Division of Central Railway, in January this year, has made it to the Limca Book of Records 2018 for being run exclusively by women staffers.

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