How to Stay safe on Mumbai Trains during heavy Rain – Check out this App

This App is solely based on helping Mumbaikers in time of distress which is very often when there is heavy rain in the city.

MUMBAI: With the ongoing heavy rain pouring on Mumbai, the city has slowed down in every way, causing inconvenience to passengers travelling on trains, roads or even flying. Today, in early hours, there were massive showers which forced railway authorities to cancel mega blocks and even some express trains. According to Skymet, in last 24 hours, from 8:30 am on Saturday, Santa Cruz observatory recorded massive three-digit rain to the tune of 131 mm. However, rain was on the moderate side for Colaba which recorded just about 33 mm of rainfall. The suburbs of the city also saw heavy rain wherein Thane recorded a whopping 163 mm of rain.

The problems can be harrowing for train passengers and to help them out, Western Railway has asked passengers to download ‘Eyewatch Railways’ Mobile App for security related assistance during emergencies while travelling on suburban section of WR in Mumbai.

This App is solely based on helping Mumbaikers in time of distress which is very often when there is heavy rain in the city.

It is available on Android phones and can be downloaded on Google Play Store.

Here’s a list of features this App has.

Alert Button: Pressing ‘security alert’ notifies the RPF control room and informs the user’s guardians through SMS.

Location Update: RPF control center gets updated locations of the caller.

Audio/Video stream: This option helps you avail records, pre-alert audio and post-alert video.

Auto call connect: Dials user’s emergency contact numbers.

Alert details: RPF control room gets the important data of the caller.

Western Railway said, “Download ‘Eyewatch Railways’ App today and stay safe and protected while travelling.”

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