Central Railways to create awareness on perils of roof-top travel

By: | Published: June 29, 2016 7:22 PM

After a video clip of a youth performing stunts on a suburban train's roof-top went viral, the Central Railway has decided to start from July 1 an awareness drive about hazards of riding its roof-top, officials said today.

After a video clip of a youth performing stunts on a suburban train’s roof-top went viral, the Central Railway has decided to start from July 1 an awareness drive about hazards of riding its roof-top, officials said today.

A video, which surfaced on the social media on Monday, showed the youth ducking overhead wire while riding the train.

“To create awareness of stopping such stunts, the Central Railway (CR) will start an intensive drive from July 1,” said CR’s Senior Divisional Security Commissioner (RPF) Sachin Bhalode.

“We have not been able to identify the person, who performed the stunts,” the officer said.

No complaint has been registered in this regard, Bhalode added.

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