Railway Protection Force
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The duties of the Railway Protection Force include:
- To do all conducive means for the free movement of the railways.
- Protection and safeguarding of railway property.
- Protection and safeguarding of passenger, their belongings and passenger areas.
This force was previously called the railway 'Watch & Ward'.
The RPF enforce the Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1966 or RPUP Act.
Rank Structure 
- Director General
- Additional Director General
- Chief Security Commissioner (Inspector-General; Additional Inspector-General; Deputy Inspector-General)
- Additional Chief Security Commissioner *Dy.
- Senior Divisional Security Commissioner / Dy Chief Security Commissioner
- Divisional Security Commissioner
- Assistant Security Commissioner [From this post above, selection is through UPSC.]
- Sub-Inspector (SI)
- Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI)
- Head Constable
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