Allahabad High Court asks Railways to reserve berths for GRP, RPF escort party in trains

इलाहाबाद Allahabad (ALD): The Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court has directed the Railway Board to reserve berth number 71 in S1 coach in every train for the escort party of GRP and RPF to ensure safety and security of passengers. The court has summoned the compliance report on the next date of hearing. The order came from a bench of Justice SK Saxena and Justice Rakesh Srivastava. The bench had taken suo moto notice of the carelessness on the part of railways in providing security to passengers. It also asked the railways to make its helpline number 1322 more effective.