Indian Railways to install CCTV cameras in nearly 100 ladies coaches

Source:  www.firstpost.com

New Delhi: With a view to strengthen security of women passengers in trains, Railways has decided to install CCTV cameras in about 100 ladies coaches in a few selected trains, Lok Sabha was told today.

The ministry has advised a long-term and a short-term action plan for provision of CCTV cameras in ladies compartments, Minister of State Railways Manoj Sinha said in a written reply.

As per long-term action plan, CCTV is to be provided in the ladies compartments of 50 Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) rail cars and on 50 main line trains, he said.

These CCTV cameras would be installed based on technical specification being developed by Integrated Coach Factory at Chennai. More info

Ilustration Photo: Patna Rajdhani with old coaches

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