Railways has beefed up security on running trains and its premises in all the five divisions of East Central Railway (ECR) – Danapur, Mughalsarai, Dhanbad, Sonepur and Samastipur – in view of Holi. The RPF and GRP officials held a meeting at the headquarters of the ECR in Hajipur on Friday to discuss security measures.
ECR CPRO Rajesh Kumar said the RPF posts have been put on high alert and asked to keep a close watch on the activities of miscreants, who usually drug passengers and loot their valuables on running trains.
“Railways has deployed additional RPF personnel at Patna Junction and other crowded stations like Rajendra Nagar Terminal, Danapur, Pataliputra, Dhanbad, Barauni, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur, Gaya and Mughalsarai from passengers’ safety point of view,” Kumar said, adding the RPF and GRP have been tasked to carry out joint surveillance at major stations during Holi. Read More…
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