Railways ask people to share train ride memories on social media


With a view to popularise train journeys, the Indian Railways has asked people to share their memories and experiences on trains on social media.“We want the common man to share their stories with the Railways with the hashtag #MyTrainStory on all social media channels in the form of videos, stories and pictures,” said a senior Railway Ministry official.The railways serve approximately 23 million passengers every day.Someone might want to share a story about the first time they went out of a State while another passenger might talk about meeting his/her spouse in a train journey, the official said.The official said that stories can also be mailed to mytrainstory@gmail.com.Selected stories will also be published in Rail Bandhu magazine and certificates would be given every month for the best as part of a promotional campaign, the official added. On a quarterly basis, the best three writers would get a chance to meet Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

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