All-Woman Matunga Railway Station Enters Limca Records

All-Woman Matunga Railway Station Enters Limca Records

A pilot project to make Matunga railway station an all-woman station has now entered the Limca Book of Records.

The station on the suburban network of Central Railways has about 41 staff members — from sweepers to announcers to ticket checkers and even the railway protection officers and station master — who are all women.

General Manager of the Central Railways D K Sharma said, “Many students travel through Matunga railway station. These are impressionable minds and if they see how women are handling the railway station, then it will change their outlook in life a great deal.”

All the women working in the station say that there was not a single time that they needed a male colleague to help them out. Read More…

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