Four CCTV cameras in Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains

Vastavam web: All coaches of the Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains will soon have four CCTV cameras each to ensure passenger safety, a railways official said.Twenty-three pairs of Rajdhani, 26 pairs of Shatabdi and 18 pairs of Duronto trains would have the facility, he said yesterday.Around Rs 3,000 crore were allocated in the 2018-19 Union Budget to install CCTV cameras in more than 11,000 trains eventually, officials said.

They added that the ministry was also looking at different options to fund the project, including market sources.The project would eventually extend to cover all the premier and suburban services and the 8,500 stations in the railway network.He added that the Northern Railway had achieved a total originating earnings of Rs 15,841 crore in 2017-18 (till January), compared to the Rs 15,663 crore registered in the previous year.