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 sight of driverless Delhi Metro trains whizzing past stations, crowded and deserted, is all set to become a reality as upgraded new-generation coaches are being introduced on two upcoming lines as part of its Phase-III of expansion.
Train services were affected for nearly two hours at the city station causing inconvenience to hundreds of passengers tonight as railway staff staged a protest, demanding release of one of their colleagues arrested on the charge of illegally auctioning abandoned vehicles at the parking lot.
Members in Rajya Sabha on Friday registered their culinary concerns over food supplied in trains suggesting a variety of items for the menu, with the government agreeing that much more needed to be done in this regard.
At least 11 passengers were on Friday killed and over 60 injured, some of them critically, when an express train bound for Ernakulam in Kerala from Bengaluru derailed near Anekal, about 45 kms away here.