NFR Launches Ladies-Only Coach In Two Passenger Trains
GUWAHATI: The Rangiya division of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has recently launched a ladies-only coach in two of its passengers trains, 55817 New Bongaigaon-Guwahati train and 55809 New Bongaigaon-Guwahati train.
Keeping in mind the safety and security of women passengers, these coaches have been made operational since Friday, July 26.
The NFR has also deployed the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and ticket collector (TC) staff in these two trains.
In addition, RPF personnel of Rangiya conducted an awareness campaign to inform women about the various security facilities available to them while travelling in trains, including the security helpline number 182.
They also briefed and counselled male passengers not to travel in coaches that have been exclusively made for women.
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