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Watch: Man gets dragged by moving train in Maharashtra, RPF men come to rescue

  • The incident that occurred at the Vasai Railway Station was captured in a close-circuit camera. The man was dragged to safety by RPF men who pulled his legs away from the moving train.
RPF personnel save the man, who fell on the platform while attempting to board the moving train at the Vasai Railway Station in Maharashtra. (Screengrab/ANI)
RPF personnel save the man, who fell on the platform while attempting to board the moving train at the Vasai Railway Station in Maharashtra. (Screengrab/ANI)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 07:46 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

477 children rescued from Maha railway stations reunited with parents

  • These children - 310 boys and 167 girls, were rescued between January and July 2021 from Mumbai, Bhusawal, Nagpur, Pune and Solapur divisions of Central Railways.
In a statement, the Central Railways said that most of these children came to the stations without informing their parents.
In a statement, the Central Railways said that most of these children came to the stations without informing their parents.
Published on Aug 20, 2021 04:54 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Cop rescues man who slipped while boarding moving train at Mumbai's Kurla. Watch

Central Railways shared a video of the rescue on Twitter.
The man slipped while trying to board a moving train at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai's Kurla. (Twitter/@Central_Railway)
The man slipped while trying to board a moving train at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai's Kurla. (Twitter/@Central_Railway)
Published on Jun 09, 2021 08:10 PM IST
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Shatabdi Express runs over man in Uttarakhand’s Haldwani

Police said they are investigating whether it was a suicide or accident.
The Shatabdi Express hit the man as it was approaching Kathgodam.(Representational image/HT PHOTO)
The Shatabdi Express hit the man as it was approaching Kathgodam.(Representational image/HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 01, 2020 04:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haldwani | ByHT Correspondent

Railway Police Force launches ‘Meri Saheli’ for security of women in trains

The platform duty RPF personnel at the stopping stations en-route will keep watch over the concerned coaches and berths and if the need arises, they will interact with the lady passengers.
The RPF team will collect the seat numbers of the ladies and convey them to stoppages en-route.(Praful Gangurde)
The RPF team will collect the seat numbers of the ladies and convey them to stoppages en-route.(Praful Gangurde)
Published on Oct 31, 2020 05:52 AM IST
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Bengaluru | ByAsian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Railways to run 392 ‘festival special’ trains from today

These trains will run for 40 days only in addition to the special trains that have been deployed by the national carrier
At present, a total of 666 mail and express trains are running while all regular trains have been suspended indefinitely in view of the pandemic.(PTI file)
At present, a total of 666 mail and express trains are running while all regular trains have been suspended indefinitely in view of the pandemic.(PTI file)
Updated on Oct 20, 2020 09:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha

Passenger gives birth on Ambala station platform

RPF officials swung into action upon being alerted at 4.30 pm that Mariam Khatoon from Bihar’s east Champaran area had gone into labour and was about to deliver a baby on platform number two/four
A passenger bound for Bihar from Ludhiana being taken to hospital after she delivered a baby girl at the platform.(HT Photo)
A passenger bound for Bihar from Ludhiana being taken to hospital after she delivered a baby girl at the platform.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 06:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ambala | ByHT Correspondent, Ambala

Commuters protest at Mumbai’s Virar railway station, seek more local trains

Around 300 angry commuters staged a protest when buses, due to heavy traffic, could not reach the local bus stand to pick them up
On Monday, due to heavy traffic, the buses could not reach in time at the Virar bus depot and hence protestors marched to the railway station demanding more trains.(HT photo/Representational Image)
On Monday, due to heavy traffic, the buses could not reach in time at the Virar bus depot and hence protestors marched to the railway station demanding more trains.(HT photo/Representational Image)
Published on Sep 07, 2020 01:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByRam Parmar

RPF, UNICEF tie up in Bihar to save children from trafficking during Covid pandemic

In an online orientation session held by UNICEF in Bihar, policemen are being apprised about how to identify children who are vulnerable to trafficking or other kinds of abuse and exploitation especially at railway platforms.
Traffickers are said to looking for child workers for employers in different places.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Traffickers are said to looking for child workers for employers in different places.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 20, 2020 07:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, patna | ByReena Sopam| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Rifle in one hand, milk packet in the other: RPF constable’s humane gesture to help distressed mother

A video of Railway Police Force (RPF) constable Inder Singh Yadav running after a Shramik Special train to help a distressed mother went viral, and showed that heroes are all around us.
Inder Singh Yadav (inset) was asking passengers to not venture out of the train, when Sharif Hashmi, mother of a three-month-old, made a request for some milk.(HT File)
Inder Singh Yadav (inset) was asking passengers to not venture out of the train, when Sharif Hashmi, mother of a three-month-old, made a request for some milk.(HT File)
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 06:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySwati Chaturvedi

Rail Bhawan staff tests Covid-19 positive, fifth case in less than 2 weeks

A day earlier, on Sunday, a senior officer posted in the same building was detected coronavirus positive. The officer had last attended work on May 20. At least, 14 other officials who worked closely with her have been sent on home quarantine.
After May 13, the Rail Bhawan was shut for sanitisation for two days as an RPF staffer too had tested positive for the disease.(PTI PHOTO.)
After May 13, the Rail Bhawan was shut for sanitisation for two days as an RPF staffer too had tested positive for the disease.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on May 25, 2020 06:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Passengers to be screened at Sahnewal airport

The Sahnewal Airport caters to flights between Delhi and Ludhiana on every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, allowing international passengers landing at Delhi to take connecting flights to Ludhiana.
(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Mar 07, 2020 06:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAmarpal Singh, Ludhiana

RPF personnel saves man’s life at a train station in West Bengal

Sujoy Ghosh slipped and fell while trying to board the Kharagpur-Asansol passenger. Dharmendra Yadav, RPF personnel, pulled him out by his legs.
The train came to a halt after the incident.(Himansu Vyas/HT Photo)
The train came to a halt after the incident.(Himansu Vyas/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 22, 2020 07:13 PM IST
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Midnapore | ByPress Trust of India

People laud RPF constables for dual rescue in Odisha, Mumbai. Watch

While some thanked the security for their prompt actions, others have expressed discontent over the unruly behaviour of the passengers.
The rescue incidents took place at Bhubaneswar and Mumbai.(Twitter/@ANI)
The rescue incidents took place at Bhubaneswar and Mumbai.(Twitter/@ANI)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 07:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySrimoyee Chowdhury

Bengaluru woman honey traps e-ticketing scamster, helps RPF bust racket

Sources said Mustafa Ghulam and Dubai-based Hamid Ashraf operated through over 250 agents spread across India. The gang used an advanced software to buy e-rail tickets which were sold at premium prices.
The ticketing racket was spread almost in every district of the country, sources said.(Indranil Bhoumik/MInt File Photo)
The ticketing racket was spread almost in every district of the country, sources said.(Indranil Bhoumik/MInt File Photo)
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 07:52 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

RPF busts ticketing gang with terror links to Dubai, Pakistan, Bangladesh

The RPF has detained 27 suspects thus far but its alleged mastermind Hamid Ashraf is suspected to be in Dubai
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has busted a gang involved in ticketing scams, money laundering and suspected terror financing.(Representative image/HT Photo)
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has busted a gang involved in ticketing scams, money laundering and suspected terror financing.(Representative image/HT Photo)
Published on Jan 21, 2020 11:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

4 RPF cops suspended over theft of 288 PDS rice sacks

The stolen sacks of rice were being carried in a freight train from the godowns of Odisha State Civil Supplies Corporation in Bargarh district to Jharkhand’s Ranchi.
The stolen sacks of rice were found at an abandoned house near the Jharsuguda station.(HT file photo)
The stolen sacks of rice were found at an abandoned house near the Jharsuguda station.(HT file photo)
Published on Jan 14, 2020 12:27 PM IST
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Railways security force renamed, given Group A status

The ministry has accorded organised Group A status to RPF and renamed it, according to an order issued on Monday.
An RPF officer((Representative image))
An RPF officer((Representative image))
Published on Jan 01, 2020 04:51 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

Car-truck crash kills 2 RPF head constables in Jalandhar

Jalandhar Two Railway Protection Force (RPF) head constables were killed in a head-on collision between a car and a truck near Kartarpur town in Jalandhar district on Monday. The deceased have been identified as Raman Kumar, 45, and Madan Singh, 44, both residents of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh.
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Published on Dec 23, 2019 11:30 PM IST
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Abandoned dog turns assistant for RPF in Chennai. Twitter loves ‘good girl’

In an apparent warning gesture, the dog also barks at passengers who are trying to board or deboard the running trains on the platform.
The dog joins the Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel at the platform and patrols along with them and barks at offenders.(Twitter/@ANI)
The dog joins the Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel at the platform and patrols along with them and barks at offenders.(Twitter/@ANI)
Updated on Nov 19, 2019 02:57 PM IST
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Chennai | ByAsian News International

550th Parkash Purb:Railways to deploy 600 employees at Sultanpur Lodhi railway station

Around 60 to 70 employees, including 30 ticket examiners and ticket booking staff, 10 coolies and 10 RPF personnel, will be from Ludhiana station
A help desk at the Ludhiana railway station to guide passengers during the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak.(HT PHOTO)
A help desk at the Ludhiana railway station to guide passengers during the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 31, 2019 10:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By, Ludhiana

RPF Constable Tradesmen Ancillary Result 2019 for Group E declared

Railway protection force (RPF) has declared its constable tradesman ancillary final result 2019 on its official website. RPT has also released the final cutoff marks on its official site.
RPF Constable result out(RPF)
RPF Constable result out(RPF)
Updated on Oct 31, 2019 09:12 AM IST
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Child Line, railway police rescue 13-year-old Moga girl from station

Was forcibly being taken to Rajasthan by a cousin, who was trying to get her married to an unidentified man and had already took 4,000 from him
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Published on Oct 17, 2019 11:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By, Ludhiana

Track accidents increase: Eight stations yet to get medical rooms and ambulances

According to the railway police, all accident victims are not as lucky. Many cannot be taken to hospitals during the golden hour due to lack of ambulances and other vehicles.
Of the 15 railway stations in Navi Mumbai, only Vashi, Nerul and Panvel have ambulances.(PTI)
Of the 15 railway stations in Navi Mumbai, only Vashi, Nerul and Panvel have ambulances.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 02:40 AM IST
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Mumbai | By, Navi Mumbai

RPF constable in Hyderabad saves man who slipped between train and platform

The constable, who was present at the platform, immediately lifted the man by pulling him out of the platform gap. The passenger has received minor injuries.
A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable saved the life of a middle-aged passenger who lost the balance and had fallen between the gap of the platform and moving train while getting down.(ANI/Twitter screengrab)
A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable saved the life of a middle-aged passenger who lost the balance and had fallen between the gap of the platform and moving train while getting down.(ANI/Twitter screengrab)
Published on Aug 30, 2019 10:42 AM IST
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Hyderabad (Telangana) | ByAsian News International

Rush hour metro in Kolkata runs entire 25-km route with door wide open

Two Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel guarded the door of the coach till the station where the service terminated.
File photograph of a metro train in Kolkata,(Twitter)
File photograph of a metro train in Kolkata,(Twitter)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 05:36 PM IST
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In Jharkhand, RPF constable kills 3 of family after dispute over milk: Police

Three members, including a pregnant woman, died while two others suffered injuries in the incident, police said.
RPF constable allegedly shot five members of a railway worker’s family over denial of milk in Jharkhand.(Representational Image)
RPF constable allegedly shot five members of a railway worker’s family over denial of milk in Jharkhand.(Representational Image)
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 03:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By

Coming soon: Life jackets, boats to help WR, CR in rescue ops

According to railway sources, CR will procure 10 boats at the cost of 1.7 lakh. Meanwhile, WR has already procured one and will get seven more boats.
Central and Western Railways (CR, WR) have decided to procure boats and life jackets to be used in rescue operations on the suburban railway tracks.(AFP)
Central and Western Railways (CR, WR) have decided to procure boats and life jackets to be used in rescue operations on the suburban railway tracks.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 02:27 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

Article 370 scrapped in J&K: CR, WR beef up security, alert issued to RPF, GRP and MSF

In the wake of the scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the central and western railway on Monday beefed up security at all suburban railway stations.
In the wake of the scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the central and western railway on Monday beefed up security.(ANI Photo)
In the wake of the scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the central and western railway on Monday beefed up security.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 12:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

Man pulls chain on Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi train for mother to finish breakfast, held

A RPF officer said that the accused would be required to be present before the railway magistrate on a given date and pay the due penalty.
A RPF officer said the man admitted to pulling the chain to allow his mother extra time to finish the breakfast that was served in the train.(HT File)
A RPF officer said the man admitted to pulling the chain to allow his mother extra time to finish the breakfast that was served in the train.(HT File)
Published on Jul 02, 2019 10:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agra | By, Agra
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