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Technology, Intelligence vital to boost railways: Prabhu

Rise in accidents caused by suspected sabotage has become a matter of concern

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday highlighted the importance of intelligence gathering and the use of modern technology for strengthening the rail security. "Challenges of secured travel are increasing day by day not only in India but even globally. So security has assumed greater significance," the minister said at a roundtable conference on rail security. A steep rise in accidents caused by suspected sabotage such as tampering of tracks has become a matter of concern for the railways. With its wide and open network, the sector is especially vulnerable to ...

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 16:02 IST
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