On Sunday, January 23, a Railway Protection Force (RPF) jawan rescued a passenger at Vasai Road Railway station, reported the news agency ANI.
#WATCH | Maharashtra: An RPF (Railway Protection Force) jawan rescued a passenger who fell down on the railway platform while trying to board a moving train at Vasai Railway Station on 23rd January. pic.twitter.com/Pxy2u467ZJ
— ANI (@ANI) January 24, 2022
According to the report, the passenger fell down on the platform while attempting to board a moving train at the railway station.
It was recently reported that the Central Railways RPF personnel, as a part of “Mission Jeevan Rakshak”, have saved 47 lives so far over Mumbai suburban system in 2021.
In 2021, over the Mumbai Suburban /Non-Suburban network, from the 47 lives saved, 11 cases were saved at Kalyan station, 10 cases were saved at Dadar, 6 at Thane, 4 at LTT, 3 at Panvel, 2 each at Kurla and Wadala Road,1 each at Turbhe, Titwala, Roha, Kasara, Dombivli, Ghatkopar, Byculla, Diva and CSMT Mainline stations. The majority of them were saved during boarding or de-boarding long-distance trains.
RPF personnel are always in the forefront and keep around the clock vigil in safeguarding not only railway properties but also saving hundreds of lives of Mumbai rail commuters with the help of other duty Railway staff. They have become a symbol with their alertness and courage having saved the lives of many commuters.