SC Railway launches first in-train magazine

In the coming days, all Multi Modal Transport System (MMTS) stations will have improved public announcement system and security facilities.

South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager M S Jayanth announced this during the launch of an in-train magazine, SHADES of Life, at the Secunderabad railway station today.

“Recently, we have done a survey on the expectations of train passengers. Through that we came to know that passengers were expecting better security facilities at all MMTS stations. Besides they also wan the need for canteen and public announcement system,’’ Jayanth said.

He said that Director-General Of Police RR Girish Kumar was contacted recently for sparing some Home Guards to improve the security at MMTS stations.

“Shortly, 88 Home Guards will be deployed by SCR in addition to the existing private security guards at each station,’’ he announced.

Mordernisation of the Secenderabad railway station will be initiated soon with the Railway Board inviting global tenders.

Designed on the lines of in-flight magazines, SCR’s SHADES has become the first in-train magazine of Indian Railways. The magazine will be available for travellers on all airconditioned coaches.

The content of the magazine includes health, business, realty, sports, entertainment, travel, special interviews, gadgets and other special features besides rail information.

In its first issue the monthly gives its readers a profile on Hyderabad’s history, culture and tradition as its cover story.

SCR Public Relations Officer Shakeel Ahmed, Chief Publicity Inspector J Selvin and others also chipped in with their contribution to the magazine.

Janyanth personally went inside an AC coach and handed over the magazine to a passenger. Hyderabad, December 11 IN the coming days, all Multi Modal Transport System (MMTS) stations will have improved public announcement system and security facilities.

South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager M S Jayanth announced this during the launch of an in-train magazine, SHADES of Life, at the Secunderabad railway station today.

“Recently, we have done a survey on the expectations of train passengers. Through that we came to know that passengers were expecting better security facilities at all MMTS stations. Besides they also wan the need for canteen and public announcement system,’’ Jayanth said.

He said that Director-General Of Police RR Girish Kumar was contacted recently for sparing some Home Guards to improve the security at MMTS stations.

“Shortly, 88 Home Guards will be deployed by SCR in addition to the existing private security guards at each station,’’ he announced.

Mordernisation of the Secenderabad railway station will be initiated soon with the Railway Board inviting global tenders.

Designed on the lines of in-flight magazines, SCR’s SHADES has become the first in-train magazine of Indian Railways. The magazine will be available for travellers on all airconditioned coaches.

The content of the magazine includes health, business, realty, sports, entertainment, travel, special interviews, gadgets and other special features besides rail information.

In its first issue the monthly gives its readers a profile on Hyderabad’s history, culture and tradition as its cover story.

SCR Public Relations Officer Shakeel Ahmed, Chief Publicity Inspector J Selvin and others also chipped in with their contribution to the magazine.

Janyanth personally went inside an AC coach and handed over the magazine to a passenger.  

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