Railways to launch safety awareness drive

By APP
Published: December 5, 2019
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PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways will start an awareness campaign among citizens about a safe train journey through posters and pamphlets.

According to a statement issued on Wednesday, a letter has been written by the chief commercial manager to divisional superintendents to engage religious and other personalities besides the electronic, print and social media in the awareness campaign.

In the letter issued to the superintendents, it has been directed to ensure checking of luggage of passengers at entry points with scanners and metal detectors and walkthrough gates should be installed at every entry and exit point.

It has been directed to discourage and stop those passengers who are carrying prohibited products. It is suggested in the statement to install emergency doors and auto-lock doors in coaches in case of any emergency.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 5th, 2019.

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