Chandragiri becomes the first 'all-women' railway station in Andhra Pradesh

10 March, 2018, 01:40 | Author: Diane Mills
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After a railway station in Jaipur and the Maninagar Station in Gujarat deployed an all-women staff lately, the Indian Railways has come up with yet another impressive initiative in honour of women. Already, in January 2018, the Matunga Railway Station in Mumbai has entered the coveted Limca Book of Records 2018 for being manned completely by women employees.

From head mistress to teaching staff and non-teaching staff, all will be women, an official statement said.

The stations are Begumpet and Vidaynagar Stations on Secunderabad Division, Chandragiri on Guntalkal Divison, New Guntur Railway Station on Guntur Division.

The KSR Bengaluruâ€"Danapur Sanghamitra Express was flagged off with an all women on-board crew on Women's Day".

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(G.N.S) Dt. 08 Mumbai To mark the International Women's Day on Thursday, Indian railways deployed all women ticket checking staff on Mumbai Central-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express.

Asia's first woman train driver Surekha Yadav was to pilot the express and senior assistant loco pilot Trushna Joshi was to assist her. "To recognize this, SCR has decided to make certain Railway Stations manned by all women employees", he said.

Dr Atul Gupta, Divisional Railway Manager, Mysuru, A K Sinha, ADRM, Mysuru and Other officers and staff from Mysuru Division were part of the programme.

A special counter will also be set up at Mumbai's CST station, where ladies will ask women commuters about their travel experiences.

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