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Northern Railway Celebrates International Women’s Day

As part of celebrations, five stations of NR declared as Pink station and
trains are running by women staff o­n these stations

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year o­n 8th March to mark and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and raise awareness about women equality, accelerate gender parity. The day aims to highlight the achievements made by women in different areas. 

As part of celebrations, five stations of Northern Railway viz. Firozshah o­n Firozpur division, Mohali o­n Ambala division, Malhaur & Manak Nagar o­n Lucknow division and Delhi Safdarjung o­n Delhi division have declared as Pink station and trains are running by women staff o­n these stations. These stations are managed by lady staff and duties of Guard, Assistant Stations Master, Loco Pilot and RPF are performed by women.
Pink stations are the newest addition to the Railway. These stations are run by an all women staff and managed by them. This initiative is good way to empower women as it creates a safe space for women workers and passengers. This initiative is also a way to provide such people with a platform to get financially independent and makes supportive community.

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