Recently near Itarsi Railway Station 2 express trains were halted by making the signal ‘Red’ and looted at one place within half an hour in the night. Just after few days in the night of September 12-13 a Delhi-Jabalpur Shridham Express train stopped between Vidisha-Ganjbasoda near Pavai station in the night. The looters attacked the train with stone pelting and robbed the passengers.
In all these three express train there were no armed escorts of police were posted. Day by day the train travel in Madhya Pradesh is becoming unsafe.
The GRP (Government Railway Police), RPF (Railway Protection Force) are in the security system but criminals are having upper hand on the situation. The safety of moving public it is the test of law and order system.
The Central West Railway in its Bhopal Division has provided ventilation on the bio toilets in the train and sanitary pad dispensers and incinators the Bhopal, Bina Hoshangabd and Itarsi Railway station. Facilities are welcome but there is serious lapse of security on trains.