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

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By ameya sathaye August 4, 2021 18:33

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


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.

ameya sathaye
By ameya sathaye August 4, 2021 18:33