Rly station gets bag scanner, still lacks adequate security


Rly station gets bag scanner, still lacks adequate security

Though the city railway station has installed an X-ray baggage scanner, it is a far cry from becoming a closed and secure public place, like airports, as it has several entry and exit points.

The scanner has been installed at the main entrance to the platform number one of the railway station, known as Golden Temple model entrance. Since there are numerous entry and exit points, the belongings of every visitor can’t be vetted.

Amrit Singh, Officiating Director, Amritsar Railway Station, said there were seven points to enter the station so a demand for more scanners have been made for its security.

He hoped that they would get more pieces of security apparatus as the railway board was analysing the intelligence review by prioritising the railway stations. Read More

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