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Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras in all train coaches including EMUs and passenger trains


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04 AUG 2021 5:59PM by PIB Delhi

Ministry of Railways has approved works for installation of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras in all train coaches including EMUs and passenger trains. CCTV Cameras have already been provided in 4141 coaches. Train type-wise & Zone- wise details are appended.

Policing on Railways being a State subject, prevention of crime, registration of cases, their investigation and maintenance of law & order in Railway premises as well as on running trains are the statutory responsibility of the State Government, which they discharge through Government Railway Police (GRP)/District Police. Cases of Indian Penal Code (IPC) crime are registered and investigated by the concerned Government Railway Police.

The areas and routes prone to crime related to passengers are dynamic in nature and keeps on changing. Based on regular analysis, such vulnerable areas/routes are identified and effective preventive measures are taken to control crime over such spots. Further, State Level Security Committee of Railways (SLSCR) have been constituted for all States/Union Territories under the Chairmanship of respective Director General of Police/Commissioner of States/Union Territories for regular monitoring and review of security arrangements of the Railways.

 

List of CCTV Cameras in Coaches:

 

Zonal Railways

Train- 18

Type

LHB

ICF

MEMU

EMU

DEMU

/DMU

Others

Total

 

(I)

(II)

(III)

(IV)

(V)

(VI)

(VII)

(I) to (VII)

CENTRAL

 

60

 

96

203

18

 

377

EAST

COAST

 

327

12

 

 

 

 

339

EAST

CENTRAL

 

81

 

 

 

14

 

95

EASTERN

 

161

4

 

28

 

 

193

NORTH

CENTRAL

 

77

 

8

 

 

 

85

NORTH EASTERN

 

67

1

32

 

8

 

108

NORTH

FRONTIER

 

98

 

 

 

 

 

98

NORTHERN

32

418

 

 

8

3

1

462

NORTH

WESTERN

 

97

 

 

 

10

 

107

SOUTH

CENTRAL

 

251

 

72

40

5

 

368

SOUTH EAST CENTRAL

 

32

 

72

 

2

 

106

SOUTH

EASTERN

 

113

 

 

62

 

 

175

SOUTHERN

 

117

9

128

81

 

 

335

SOUTH

WESTERN

 

280

 

56

 

 

 

336

WEST

CENTRAL

 

19

 

32

 

 

 

51

WESTERN

 

608

 

48

204

8

 

868

KONKAN

 

36

 

 

 

2

 

38

Total

32

2842

26

544

626

70

1

4141

 

This information was given by the Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronic & Information Technology, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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RJ/DS

(Release ID: 1742398)
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