Railway Protection Force

RPF reaches out to 1.14 lakh women rail passenger in Bengaluru division

The Bengaluru unit of the RPF was the first in the country to launch a pilot project focusing exclusively on women's safety on the Rani Chennamma Express in February 2019.

published on : 18th April 2021

Mumbai: Passenger rush outside LTT, CR asks people not to panic

The Railway Protection Force and the Government Railway Police have deployed additional force outside the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) to control the crowd.

published on : 14th April 2021

Alert railway cop saves 32-year-old man who fell while boarding a moving train in Bengaluru

ASI C Devaraj was conducting regular anti-sabotage checks on Saturday when M Gopalakrishna was trying to board the Yesvantpur-Machilipatnam Express that had left the station around 2.20 PM.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Under RPF's Op Nanhe Farishte, five child labourers, one teenage girl rescued from rail stations in Bengaluru

The 'Nanhe Farishte' unit has so far rescued 3012 children from railway stations and trains since its inception in July 2018.

published on : 23rd February 2021

RPF rescue five minor children from Guwahati Railway station

Also acting on a tip-off RPF Agartala along with Government Railway Police detained a woman and seized 16 packets of brown sugar.

published on : 24th January 2021

21-year-old man assaults RPF constable in Chennai, arrested

According to police, the incident happened during the wee hours of Sunday when Pande was on patrol duty at the Perungudi MRTS. 

published on : 24th December 2020

Cops pull student, lecturer from tracks of death

Two persons were rescued from the jaws of death by the personnel of the Railway Protection Force at two railway stations on Saturday.

published on : 14th December 2020

Railway Protection Force rescues minor girls being sent to Delhi for labour 

The RPF has constituted a ‘Nanhe Farishtey’ special team to rescue the girls being taken outside the state for domestic work.

published on : 1st December 2020

Women RPF team in Hubballi attend women passengers to ensure safety

The RPF recently launched 'Meri Saheli' initiative for the security of female passengers during the train journey. 

published on : 28th October 2020

‘Meri Saheli’ launched in Bengaluru trains

The Railway Board had last week urged all Railway Divisions to be proactive and launch the Meri Saheli initiative aimed at the protection of women on board trains. 

published on : 23rd October 2020

Man held in e-ticket scam

The accused Jyoti Ranjan Sahoo alias Ganesh (38) was nabbed following a joint raid by officials of RPF and Cyber Crime Cell of the Railways.

published on : 26th September 2020

Tantric guru’s Twitter threats put Railways on alert

While assumed to be a hoax threat, a Twitter user’s posts has Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) officers on alert mode.

published on : 25th August 2020

Bhopal gang rape: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan directs fast-track trial

The 19-year-old civil services aspirant, who was returning home after attending her coaching class, was abducted by four men and allegedly gang-raped near railway tracks.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Teenage daughter of cop couple gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh

In the first case, a 19-year-old woman was gang raped by four men near railway tracks in the capital city and in the second, a three-year-old girl was raped by her teenage relative in Betul district.

published on : 3rd November 2017