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Rajya Rani Express train: Piyush Goyal shares video of women driving train ahead of Women’s Day

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 2 March 2020, 16:40 IST

Ahead of International women’s day 2020, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has emphasized on the women empowerment in the country. In a bid to encourage women, Railway Ministry has allowed women to run a train. On March 1, the Rajya Rani Express was run by an all-women crew.

Piyush Goyal has shared the video on his official Twitter handle with a caption, “Towards Empowering Women: Commemorating the upcoming International Women’s Day, Rajya Rani Express train between Bengaluru & Mysuru was run by an all-women crew today. Watch Railways motor woman expertly navigate the train through the interiors of our nation.”

In the 48-second clip, the women crew can be seen navigating the Rajya Rani Express train. The video has been viewed over 40,000 times so far.

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The internet goes crazy after it went viral on social media. The video has garnered around 10,000 likes and 2k retweets.

Netizens also hailed the ministry for their new initiative.

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Kudos to train female loco pilots!

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First published: 2 March 2020, 16:41 IST
 
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