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With a view to strengthen surveillance mechanism at sensitive railway stations, installation of an Integrated Security System (ISS) has been approved for 202 identified stations comprising of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) surveillance system, access control, personal and baggage screening system and bomb detection system. CCTV cameras have already been provided over 139 railway stations under ISS. In addition, 169 baggage scanners, 69 under vehicle scanning system (UVSS) and 129 bomb detection items have also been provided under ISS. 368 dogs have also been deployed over different zonal railways for detection of explosives and tracking purposes. Names of railway stations identified for implementation of ISS are appended as Appendix-I.
The sanctioned cost of ISS stands at Rs. 419.90 crore/-.
Names of railway stations where ISS have been commissioned during the last three years are appended as Appendix-II.
Policing on Railways being a State subject, prevention of crime, registration of cases, their investigation and maintenance of law and order in Railways premises as well as on running trains are the statutory responsibility of the State Governments, which they discharge through Government Railway Police (GRP)/District Police. Cases of Indian Penal Code (IPC) crimes are registered and investigated by the concerned GRP.
Security has been identified as one of the priority areas by Railways for strengthening and upgradation. Measures initiated by the Railways, through the Railway Protection Force (RPF), to strengthen security of passengers include escorting of about 2200 important Mail/Express trains daily (in addition to escorting of 2200 important Mail/Express trains by the Government Railway Police (GRP), surveillance through close circuit television (CCTV) cameras provided at about 522 railway stations and in 2136 coaches so far for enhancing security of passengers. Further, CCTV cameras at 6049 stations and 7020 coaches have been targeted to be provided by June, 2021, rendering assistance to passengers through 182 Security Helpline, prosecution of offenders (unauthorized vendors/ hawkers, touts, trespassers, nuisance, entering ladies reserved compartments, etc.) under relevant provisions of the Railways Act, etc.
To further augment security of passengers with due emphasis upon security of women passengers, Security Help Line number 182 is operational over Indian Railways for security related assistance to passengers in distress. Operationalisation of single Security App has also been envisaged to provide round the clock security related assistance to women passengers.
State Level Security Committee for Railways (SLSCR) have been constituted for all State/Union Territories (UTs) under the Chairmanship of respective Director General of Police/ Commissioner of States/ UTs for regular monitoring and review of security arrangement over Railways.
All out efforts are being made by the Railways, through the RPF, to provide security to passengers in coordination with GRPs of respective states, who are primarily responsible for registration of cases, their investigation and maintenance of law and order in railway premises as well as on running trains.
APPENDIX-I: Number of Railway Stations identified for implementation of ISS:-

ZoneNos.Name of StationsState/UT
Central Railway17Bhusawal, Nasik Road, Manmad, Chalisgaon, Jalgaon, Akola, Murtajapur, Badnera, Nagpur, Pune, Miraj, Chatrapati Shivaji Terminal (Main line & Suburban), Dadar, Kurla, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Thane & KalyanMaharashtra
Eastern Railway11Malda, Bardhaman, Asansol, Durgapur, Sealdah, Kolkata(T), Bidhannagar, Majherhat, Ballygunge, Dum Dum, HowrahWest Bengal
Kolkata Metro24Dum Dum, Esplanade, Rabindra Sadan, Belgachia, Central, Chandni Chowk, Gitanjali, Grishpark, Jatindas Park, Kalighat, Kavi Nazrul, Kavi Subhash, Mahanayak Uttam Kumar, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Maidan, Mastarda Suryasen, Netaji, Netaji Bhavan, Noapara, Parkstreet, Rabindra Sarovar, Sahid Khudiram, Shyambazar, Sovabazar SutanutiWest Bengal
East Central Railway7DhanbadJharkhand
Mughalsarai (Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya)Uttar Pradesh
Patna Jn., Rajendra Nagar, Muzzafar Pur, Samastipur, Raxaul.Bihar
East Coast Railway4Puri, Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Visakapatnam.Odisha
Northern Railway38Lucknow, Varanasi, Faizabad, Ayodhya, Saharanpur, Bareilly, Moradabad, Ghaziabad.Uttar Pradesh
Srinagar, Badgam, Anantnag, Jammutawi, Udhampur, Brijbehra, Panjgam, Awantipura, Kakapore, Pampore, RajwansherJammu & Kashmir
Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Bathinda, ChakkibankPunjab
Ambala, KalkaHaryana
ChandigarhChandigarh
HaridwarUttarakhand
New Delhi, Delhi Main, H.Nizamuddin, Shahdara, Tilak Bridge, Sarai Rohilla, Delhi Cantt, Shivaji Bridge, Anand ViharDelhi
North Central Railway5Agra, Mathura, Jhansi, Kanpur, Prayagraj (Allahabad)Uttar Pradesh
North Eastern Railway3Lucknow, GorakhpurUttar Pradesh
ChhapraBihar
North Frontier Railway16Guwahati, Diphu,Lumding,Maibong, Kokrajhar, New Tinsukia, Simalguri, Jorhat Town, Mariani, Furkating, DibrugarhAssam
DimapurNagaland
New Jalpaiguri,SiliguriWest Bengal
Katihar, KishanganjBihar
North Western Railway4Jaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur.Rajasthan
Southern Railway 14Trivandrum, Ernakulam, CalicutKerala
Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Chennai Central, Chennai Egmore, Beach, Mambalam, Tambaram, Basin Bridge, Tiruvallur, CoimbatoreTamil Nadu
MangaloreKarnataka
South Central Railway3Secunderabad, HyderabadTelangana
TirupatiAndhra Pradesh
South Eastern Railway11Kharagpur, Puruliya, Adra, MidnapurWest Bengal
Ranchi, Tatanagar, Chakradharpur, Jharsuguda, Bokaro, MuriJharkhand
RourkelaOdisha
South East Central Railway3Bilaspur, RaipurChhattisgarh
GondiaMaharashtra
South Western Railway3Bangalore, Yaswantpur, MysoreKarnataka
West Central Railway2Bhopal, ItarsiMadhya Pradesh
Western Railway37Surat, Vadodara, Godhra, AhmedabadGujarat
UjjainMadhya Pradesh
Church Gate, Marine Drive, Charni Road, Grant Road, Mumbai Central, Mahalaxmi, Lower Parel, Elphinston Road, Dadar, Matunga Road, Mahim, Bandra Local, Bandra Terminus, Khar Road, Santa Cruz, Vile Parle, Andheri, Jogeshwari, Goregaon, Malad, Kandivali, Borivali, Dahisar, Miraroad, Bhayander, Nayagaon, Basairoad, Nalasupara, Virar, Palghar, Boisar, DahanuroadMaharashtra
Total Stations202

APPENDIX-II: Names of Railway stations where ISS have been commissioned during the last three years:-

YearNumber of stationsName of stations
2017-1811Agra Cantt, Allahabad, Jhansi, Kanpur Central, Mathura Jn, Chhapra Jn., Patna Jn., Rajendra Nagar(T), Raipur, Gondia, Samastipur Jn.
2018-1920Akola, Badnera, Murtizapur, Jalgaon, Manmad, Nagpur, Nasik Road, Bhusawal, Pune, Chalisgaon, Dhanbad, Asansol, Durgapur, Malda Town, Mughalsarai Jn., Muzaffarpur Jn., Bareilly, Haridwar, Moradabad, Rauxaul Jn.
2019-2019Anand Vihar Terminal, Budgam, Delhi Cantt., Delhi Jn., Delhi Sarai Rohilla, Sealdah, Kolkata Terminal, Bidhannagar Road, Ballygang Jn., Majherhat, Howrah, Ghaziabad, H. Nizamuddin, Diphu, Kamakhya, Rangiya Jn., New Delhi, Shivaji Bridge, Srinagar
Total50