Indian Railways issue security alert across network in view of India-Pakistan air strikes; trains to J&K not cancelled

Indian Railways has issued a security alert across its network in view of the escalating tension with Pakistan, a senior official of the Railway Protection Force said on Wednesday. Security has been beefed up on board all trains operating in border areas and on railway premises, he said.

Press Trust of India February 27, 2019 16:31:54 IST
Indian Railways issue security alert across network in view of India-Pakistan air strikes; trains to J&K not cancelled
  • Indian Railways has issued a security alert across its network in view of the escalating tension with Pakistan

  • Security has been beefed up on board all trains operating in border areas and on railway premises

  • No trains to Jammu and Kashmir have been cancelled so far

New Delhi: Indian Railways has issued a security alert across its network in view of the escalating tension with Pakistan, a senior official of the Railway Protection Force said on Wednesday.  Security has been beefed up on board all trains operating in border areas and on railway premises, he said.

Indian Railways issue security alert across network in view of IndiaPakistan air strikes trains to JK not cancelled

Representational image. AFP

"We have issued an alert to all general managers of zones in view of the prevailing security scenario. All trains to the mainland and valley in Jammu and Kashmir have additional security personnel on board. We have also identified specific targets related to railways and have beefed up security there," RPF DG, Arun Kumar told PTI.

He also said that no trains to Jammu and Kashmir have been cancelled so far.

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