New Delhi: CCTV cameras will keep a watch on all activities I. train coaches including EMUs and passenger trains. CCTV cameras have already been provided in 4141 coaches.

This information was given by the minister of railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha Wednesday.

Policing on Railways being a State subject, prevention of crime, registration of cases, their investigation and maintenance of law & order in Railway premises as well as on running trains are the statutory responsibility of the State Government, which they discharge through Government Railway Police (GRP)/District Police. Cases of Indian Penal Code (IPC) crime are registered and investigated by the concerned Government Railway Police.

The areas and routes prone to crime related to passengers are dynamic in nature and keeps on changing. Based on regular analysis, such vulnerable areas/routes are identified and effective preventive measures are taken to control crime over such spots. Further, State Level Security Committee of Railways (SLSCR) have been constituted for all States/Union Territories under the Chairmanship of respective Director General of Police/Commissioner of States/Union Territories for regular monitoring and review of security arrangements of the Railways.

List of CCTV Cameras in Coaches:

Zonal RailwaysTrain- 18TypeLHBICFMEMUEMUDEMU/DMUOthersTotal
 (I)(II)(III)(IV)(V)(VI)(VII)(I) to (VII)
CENTRAL 60 9620318 377
EASTCOAST 32712    339
EASTCENTRAL 81   14 95
EASTERN 1614 28  193
NORTH EASTERN 67132 8 108
NORTHERN32418  831462
NORTHWESTERN 97   10 107
SOUTHCENTRAL 251 72405 368
SOUTHEASTERN 113  62  175
SOUTHERN 117912881  335
SOUTHWESTERN 280 56   336
WESTCENTRAL 19 32   51
WESTERN 608 482048 868
KONKAN 36   2 38