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Looking at ideas for improved security on railways: Prabhu

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday stressed the need for safety and security on the Indian and said it is mulling ideas from stakeholders for improving security across its network.

"In India, there are various vulnerable sections in our network. The is looking at ideas from different stakeholders for improving security," the Minister said at a roundtable conference here with non-railway stakeholders on 'Railway Security Issues'.

He said there were a lot of challenges that the faced to ensure safe and secure running of trains across the country.

Prabhu said the railways is now putting more emphasis on intelligence gathering and forensic issues.

The minister said additional measures were being taken to improve security of women passengers on trains.



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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 18:26 IST