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Drive On Railway Safety, Prohibited Items In Full Swing

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Drive On Railway Safety, Prohibited Items In Full Swing

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 31st Mar, 2024) Pakistan Railways awareness campaign was in full swing in order to raise public knowledge of the dangers of trespassing, crossing railroad tracks, and carrying forbidden objects like gas cylinders, guns without a license, cartridges, drugsand daggers.

“The campaign was launched on the directives of Secretary Syed Mazhar Ali Shah which will not help the department to control accidents but also win the confidence of the passengers of the rail” an official told APP.

The official said,Pakistan Railways is using all the social media platforms including print, electronic media, twitter, Facebookposter and pamphlets to create an awareness among the citizens about a safe train journey.”

He said the department has also asked all the divisional superintendents to ensure checking of luggage of passengers at entry points with scanners, metal detectors and walkthrough gates.

He said Pakistan Railways had always given importance to the safety of citizens and its passengers.

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

The official urged the citizens to stop at the level crossing before crossing the track, look on both sides of the track and wait for the train to pass if any train was coming.

He said that double whistle boards had been provided at most of level crossings where train drivers were bound to play horn to warn the road users about train arrival.

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