RPF teams to escort about 5000 trains

Bolstering rail security, Railway Protection Force escort teams will soon be deployed in 5000 trains and their personnel equipped with mobile phones to remain connected with passengers.

RPF constable arrested for molesting Delhi woman

A 58-year-old Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable was arrested Friday on charges of molesting a woman on-board a Delhi-bound train, officials said.

Railways offers security-related helpline number to commuters

Railways has launched a round-the-clock helpline service to provide security-related assistance to passengers across the country, Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.

Fresh RPF recruitment to meet Maoist threat: Gowda

 With Maoists often targeting railway properties, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said fresh recruitment would be made in the Railway Protection Force (RPF) to deal with it.

14 RPF personnel get President`s police medal award

Fourteen Railway Protection Force personnel have been awarded President`s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious service on the occasion of Independence Day.

RPF reunites schoolboy with family in Mumbai

Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel deployed on the Konkan Railway reunited a 14-year-old runaway schoolboy with his family, an official said here Wednesday.

Lawyers boycott courts in Kerala

Lawyers boycotted courts in Kerala, protesting against the alleged assault of an advocate and his physically challenged brother by the Railway Protection Force at Thiruvananthapuram.

`Security picket` on board trains now

Wondering where to find security personnel on board the trains in case of an emergency?

ECoR orders probe into alleged torture by RPF at Cuttack

East Coast Railway on Tuesday ordered a probe into alleged torture and illegal detention of two minor boys at Railway Protection Force post in Cuttack.

Agents arrested for illegal booking, sale of railway tickets

48 agents were arrested by Railway Protection Force (RPF) for procuring and supplying railway reservation e-tickets by creating several identities on IRCTC portal and illegally blocking train tickets.

About Rs 5 cr penalty realised from ticketless rail passengers

Railways has realised nearly Rs 5 crore as penalty from ticketless travellers this month.

Railway Protection Force exam paper leak: Delhi cop arrested

A 25-year-old Delhi Police constable, along with another man, was arrested in connection with the Railway Protection Force (RPF) examination paper leak last month, an official said Sunday.

More CCTVs at Railway stations in TN

The Railway Protection Force will install more Close Circuit Televisions in all the 113 Railway stations in Salem Railway Division, officials said on Sunday.

Suspecting graft CBI seeks files of appointments in Railway Protection Force

Suspecting corruption in employment to Railway Protection Force, CBI has sought files related to appointments of personnel in the force.

Drunk RPF inspector rams car into two, videojournalist killed

A cameraman of TV news channel was killed and another person was injured after being hit by car rashly driven by Railway Protection Force officer who was in an inebriated state, police said on Friday.

Drugging in trains: Railways writes to DCGI

RPF has sought the intervention of the Drug Controller General of India to curb the availability of low cost sedatives at medical stores.

Pune blasts: Northern Railway heightens security at stations

In the wake of Pune serial blasts, Northern Railway has heightened security measures at its stations including those in the national capital.

Bill to give more powers to RPF gets Parl nod

A bill to provide more powers to the RPF to check instances of theft in railways and prevent misuse of its vacant land was passed by Parliament.

HC notice to Railway on sanction of RPF posts

The Bombay HC today issued a
notice to Railway Board, New Delhi, asking it what decision it
has taken on a proposal sent by the Central Railway, seeking
sanction of over 2,600 additional posts for the RPF.