Indian Railway: Indian Railways has given good news for women. A statement has been released that henceforth women will not have to face any difficulties regarding seats in trains. It is generally difficult for women to get seats in the upper berths.

Indian Railway: Indian Railways has given good news for women. A statement has been released that henceforth women will not have to face any difficulties regarding seats in trains. Needless to say, it is generally difficult for women to get seats in the upper berths. Keeping this in mind, Indian Railways has taken this decision. Railway Minister Ashwin Vaishnav issued a statement in this regard.

Apart from trains, special seats will be reserved for women passengers in several metro trains, he said. The Union Minister said that the Indian Railways will provide special berth reservation and other facilities for the comfort of women in the railways. Six berths will be reserved exclusively for women in sleeper class in mail as well as express trains. Six lower berths in sleeper coach, four to five lower berths in 3 tier AC coaches and three to four lower berths in 2 tier AC coaches are reserved for senior citizens, women above 45 years and pregnant women. Besides these, special arrangements have been made for the safety of women in trains, said Minister Ashwini Vaishnav. As part of this, Railway Protection Force and District Police are providing security to the passengers, he said.

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