campaigns regarding facilities available to passengers, reservation and
refund rules, perils of ticketless travel, new policies for rail users,
safety and security, prevention of carriage of inflammable articles,
menace of touts, safety to be observed while negotiating level
crossings, danger of roof top travel on trains etc. are being conducted
as an on-going exercise through print and electronic media, poster
campaign, stickers on the panel of coaches, public announcement system
at stations, etc.
Law and order is a State subject and action regarding registration of
cases, investigation and prosecution against the defaulters is taken by
Government Railway Police (GRP) of the state concerned. Railway
Protection Force does the required liaison with the State Police and
points out recurring cases in any area for a more focused attention.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha