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Rlys to introduce mobile charging facility in sleeper class

Last Updated: Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 19:28

New Delhi: Railways have decided to
introduce mobile phone charging facility in sleeper class
coaches of every train in a phased manner for passenger
benefit, the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Minister of State for Railways K H Muniyappa said in a
written reply that such facility has already been introduced
in some coaches in Saurashtra Mail and Saurashtra Janata

Earlier, Railways had also announced in the House that
internet facility would be provided in some of the prestigious

To another query on ensuring security in trains, the
Minister said some of the existing RPF and RPSF personnel are
being imparted commando training by various organisations like
NSG, CRPF, Punjab police and Assam Rifles among others.

He, however, said there is no commando battalion in
Railways at present.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 19:28
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