Western Railway renders Segway vehicles to RPF personnel

Western railway officials informed that the Segway vehicles will soon be functional at major stations on the Western Railway line

Western Railway renders Segway vehicles to RPF personnel

In order to ensure security, the Western Railway (WR) has provided the Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel with ‘Segways’ which will be functional on WR station premises. The Segways will help the security personnel to carry out their duties more efficiently as they will be able to move faster in the railway station premises. 

On the occasion of 70th Republic Day, Western Railway General Manager AK Gupta inaugurated six Segways at Churchgate railway station. Segways run on batteries and are self-balancing, two-wheeled electric vehicles. 

The Segways will be functional at major stations including Churchgate, Mumbai Central, Dadar, Bandra, Andheri, Borivali and others. Initially, only one segway will be functional at each major station but Bandra Terminus will have two. 

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Western Railway Chief Public Relations Officer (PRO), Ravindra Bhakar informed that these segway vehicles will help the officers and staff from suburban railway security forces to act efficiently in emergency situations. 

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