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Security of passengers: 345 stations and 4780 hand held metal detectors at rly stations

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Railways has installed door frame metal at 345 stations while 4,780 hand held metal have been made available for checking of passengers based on threat perception, for Railways informed today.

For regular monitoring and review of security arrangements for the Railways, (SLSCR) have been constituted for all State/Union Territories (UTs) under the Chairmanship of of Police/ of States/ Union Territories, he said in a written reply.

"Presently, door frame metal have been installed at 345 railway stations across Indian Railways. In addition, 4,780 hand held are also available at different Railway stations for checking of passengers.

"Since strengthening and upgradation of is an ongoing process, based on the threat perception and vulnerability, more stations may be identified for installation of such equipment in due course," he said.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 18:00 IST