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Konkan Railway to operate 202 special trains for Ganesha Chaturthi

NYOOOZ 2018-09-11 05:30:00

Konkan Railway to operate 202 special trains for Ganesha Chaturthi

  • By Hindu
  • | Tuesday | 11th September, 2018


It has also attached additional coaches to Ganapati Special trains this year owing to which the passenger carrying capacity of these trains are more than last year. C.V. SubrahmanyamThe Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd., (KRCL) is operating 202 trips of special trains during Ganesha Chaturthi in coordination with Central, Western and Southern Railways from Mumbai, Pune, Ajni, Ahmedabad to Ratnagiri, Sawantwadi, Zarap, Pernem, Thivim, Madgaon and Mangaluru. For additional security, one company of Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) has been deployed along with RPF staff for crowd control and maintaining law and order. The RPF staff from other regions of KRCL have also been mobilised and deployed at major station in the Ratnagiri section. Further, RPF staff have also been sensitised to respond quickly to messages received through Twitter and the all-India security helpline 182 in case of security-related problems.

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