ER RPF assistance for passengers in distress

Kolkata
23 Aug 2018

Eastern Railway (ER) Railway Protection Force (RPF) rendered all sorts of help to the passengers in distress in addition to their duties. Following are some instances of assistances rendered by ER RPF to the passengers in distress.

•        Rescued woman from committing suicide
On duty RPF of Sealdah Division rescued one woman aged about 25 years found loitering near Railway track at Diamond Harbour Railway station. On being asked, she disclosed her identity when it was learnt that she wanted to commit suicide.  Later on, she was handed over to her husband.
•        Rendered help to injured persons
ER RPF rescued an injured person namely, Tara Hansda (Male, 40) who fell down from Train No. 53401 UP (Sahibganj - Malda Town Pgr.) at New Farakka Railway station. Again, on receipt of information, an injured person lying near Down Main Line of Bhagalpur Railway station was sent to hospital at Bhagalpur after giving first-aid.
•        Offer help to flood victims of Kerala at Howrah Station
Officers and staff of RPF of Howrah and Medical Team of Howrah Orthopaedic Railway Hospital attended Train No.06337 (Guwahati - Kochuveli Special) at Howrah Railway station and rendered assistance to flood victims of Kerala by providing food and other necessary items. (EOIC)