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  • Mumbai: Rapid action by RPF helps commuter get back forgotten bag

    Mumbai: A commuter who accidentally left behind a bag on the Avantika Express on Monday, was able to get it back in one hour, courtesy the Railway Police Force (RPF) of Western Railway. Rohit Rathi, 28, on Monday morning, accidentally left a bag in a three-tier coach of the Avantika Express.

  • Mumbai: RPF men save man from fatal mishap

    Karjat: Two RPF (Railway Protection Force) personnel from Karjat section saved a passenger who had fallen from a running train into the gap between the train and platform at Karjat railway station. An RPF official said the incident took place on Thursday at 9.10 am. The on-duty constable Banbari Lal and constable Jitendra Singh saw a passenger alighting from Deccan Express train which was still in motion and fell between the gap of

  • RPF personnel get pat for good work

    Mumbai: In a good display of alertness, the Railway Police Force (RPF) of Central Railway have arrested a robber, a drug addict and a helped a woman aboard a train to retrieve her gold mangalsutra. Mohamad Mujamil Anzar Shaikh (21) was arrested from Kurla railway station while he was trying to escape from the premises with a snatched Redmi Note 5 Pro worth Rs 22,000.

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    Alert RPF constable saves passenger at Thane station

    Mumbai: A 25-year-old labourer was rescued after he was trapped between a train and the platform at Thane railway station on Sunday. An alert railway police force (RPF) constable spotted him and asked passengers to pull the emergency chain, after which the man was pulled out safely.

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    Mumbai: Alert RPF constable saves 25-year-old man from being crushed under running train

    On Saturday evening, a prompt response of RPF constable saved the life of a 25-year-old man. If not for RPF constable the man would’ve fallen in the gap between the train and the platform and would have been crushed under a running train. The man was trying to board a running when he lost his balance.

  • 26 underage girls rescued by GRP, RPF from train

    New Delhi: 26 underage girls were rescued by the GRP and RPF from the Muzaffarpur-Bandra Awadh Express after a tweet from a passenger alerted them to the situation.  On July 5, a passenger on board the train tweeted that he was travelling in the S5 coach of the train and noticed around 25 girls crying and looking uncomfortable.

  • Ujjain: RPF accused of neglecting security at railway station

    Ujjain: Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Majdoor Sena national president Bhanwarlal Toofan and women wing president Shahina Bee Qureshi jointly stated that incidents of theft have become a routine affair at city railway station.

  • Recruitment for sub-inspectors in RPF is on, know how to apply

    For filling up the vacancies of sub-inspectors, Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) had released a notification for the recruitment of male and female candidates. Below is the notification and information regarding eligibility criteria for the recruitment, as per a report in

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    Threat call: Security stepped up at Mumbai’s railway stations

    Mumbai: Police have stepped up security at prominent railway stations in the city after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up “Bombay” railway station, an official said on Wednesday. The control room of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) received the call around 1.10 pm on Wednesday, in which the caller threatened the duty officer about the possible blast at a railway station, the official said.

  • Mumbai: On-duty cops will be allowed to travel free in local trains

    Mumbai: In a bid to increase police personnel in the local trains, soon on-duty Mumbai police official will be allowed to travel free in the suburban local trains. A senior railway official said by the end of this month they will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and the Mumbai Police.

  • Mumbai: Man hit on Karjat-bound train, GRP and RPF form a team to trace accused

    Mumbai: A 32-year-old man survived with grievous injuries on his right forearm after a stone hit him while travelling on a local train on Thursday night. The Government Railway Police (GRP) officials said they are investigating the incident and have formed a team including Railway Protection Force (RPF) and city police to trace the accused.

  • Mumbai: Soon, RPF officials will don body cameras

    Mumbai: In order to bring transparency in its dealings with passengers, Railway Police Force officials would soon don  body cameras, which will record their interactions with commuters. The WR has already procured the first such camera. A senior official said passengers had frequent complaints about rude behaviour; by introducing body cameras, the Railway authorities can monitor everyone.

  • Mumbai: RPF official helps reunite 4-year-old with mom

    Mumbai: A Railway Police Force official helped a four year old reunite with her mother who was separated while boarding a local train. The Mulund RPF official immediately attended the train in which the child had boarded the train and brought him to the RPF office.

  • Mumbai: RPF seizes unaccounted cash, gold ornaments, arrests two

    Mumbai: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) officials seized unaccounted cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 1.10 crore from two persons in Nagpur on Friday. Based on a tip off, the RPF intercepted one person in Mumbai-bound Duranto Express and seized Rs 30 lakh unaccounted cash that he was carrying on its way to Mumbai.

  • Mumbai: Alert RPF helps 12-year-old lost boy reunite with family

    Mumbai: The continuous announcements made at Thane station initiated by Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel helped a 12-year-old boy to reunite with his family members on Thursday morning. The boy was travelling with his family members and was separated from them as he could not alight from the train due to the peak hour rush.

  • Mumbai: Stray dog who boarded WR train beaten up brutally by RPF and GRP officials

    Mumbai: A horrifying incident came to light on Tuesday, when a stray dog who accidentally boarded a ladies compartment was allegedly beaten up Railway Police Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel from Western Railways (WR). During its five-hour journey, the dog was beaten thrice by the RPF and GRP officials.

  • Mumbai: Railway Police rescues teen girl in nick of time at Airoli station

    Mumbai: A 16-year-old girl was saved by an alert RPF official after she attempted to commit suicide by slashing her wrist on Friday. The RPF staffer rushed to save the girl and managed to get her medical attention within the golden hour (the first hour after a traumatic injury, when emergency treatment is most likely to be successful).