Women’s Day is just around the corner and Indian Railways is commemorating the special day in a special way. With Women’s day around the corner, the Indian Railways appointed an all-women crew to run Rajya Rani Express train from Bengaluru to Mysuru.
Union railway minister Piyush Goyal shared a tweet detailing how an all women crew ran the Rajya Rani Express train between Bengaluru and Mysuru on March 1. The tweet is complete with a video of two women navigating the train.
Since being shared, the video has collected over 16,500 likes and more than 3,000 retweets – and counting. Several people have posted comments celebrating the feat.
Women Loco Pilot Drive the Train | Bangalore – Mysore | Woman’s Day
Video – The Railzone
“Awesome. This kind of feminism is best kind,” says a Twitter user. “We definitely are progressing!” says another. “Excellent move,” comments a third. “What a proud moment,” writes a fourth.
The Ministry of Railways also posted a tweet commemorating Women’s Day by sharing how Indian Railways is helping to empower women.
An extremely proud and inspirational moment to see all women crew (LP/ALP/Guard/TTEs/RPFs) who took charge of operating the Bangalore – Mysore Rajyarani Express train on the occasion of International Women’s Day. They truly inspire the world and make Indian Railways proud. On interacting with some of these wonder women crew, they love their Job and are mentally so strong and are proud to serve for the Railways.