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All Woman Facilitation Centers in Coimbatore, Tiruchchirappalli, Madurai, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram Railway Stations

Woman Facilitation Centers have been opened in Coimbatore, Tiruchchirappalli, Madurai, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram railway stations o­n 01.11.2016.

Southern Railways - Woman Facilitation Centers have been opened

All Woman Facilitation Centers have been opened in Coimbatore, Tiruchchirappalli, Madurai, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram railway stations o­n 01.11.2016.With this, Southern Railway now has a total of seven such centers, as the centers in Chennai Central and Chennai Egmore railway stations were opened earlier this month.

This new initiative of Southern Railway, which is the first of its kind o­n Indian Railways, provides a place for woman passengers to seek travel related assistance and is manned round the clock by women staff from the Commercial and the Railway Protection Force departments.The counter provides the assistance needed by women passengers and in addition to this also provides help in lodging complaints with the Government Railway Police, access to prepaid auto services etc.

In addition to the All Woman Facilitation Centers, Baby Feeding Centers, where nursing mothers are given the necessary privacy to take care of their infants, have also been opened in these stations.In Coimbatore, Tiruchchirappalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai Central and Chennai Egmore stations, the Baby Feeding Centers are located within the All Woman Facilitation Centers whereas in Madurai and Kozhikode, the Baby Feeding Centers are located inside the Women’s waiting rooms.

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