Various militant outfits would try to attack the railway infrastructure in Jammu region, a senior railway police officer said here on Saturday and emphasized upon the security agencies to keep 'extra vigil'.
Former Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Tuesday took a swipe at the Centre's bullet train project, saying it should care about the suburban local commuters first, who are forced to travel like "cattle" in peak hours here.
India and China on Friday agreed to enhance cooperation in the rail sector as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang chalked out an action plan for progress on various projects, including for raising train speeds to up to 160-kmph on existing routes.
The present strength of RPF is not adequate for providing security on railway premises and on board trains, especially to women, a parliamentary committee has said while calling for the strength of the rail guardian force to be increased at the earliest.
The position of ladies' compartments in local and passenger trains should be shifted to the middle, a Parliamentary panel has mooted, noting that placing them at the rear of a train posed a security threat to women.
Indian Railways has opened reservation counters at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) to provide immediate rail tickets to people evacuated to Delhi from quake-hit to help them undertake their onward journeys in a smooth manner.