Railway Protection Force

The Railway Protection force (RPF) is an Indian Paramilitary Force charged with protecting the Indian Railways.

The duties of the Railway Protection Force includes:

* To do all conducive means for the free movement of the railways.
* Protection and safeguarding of railway property.

Rank Structure

* Director General
* Additional Director General
* Chief Security Commissioner (Inspector-General; Additional Inspector-General; Deputy Inspector-General)
* Additional Chief Security Commissioner
* Senior Divisional Security Commissioner
* Divisional Security Commissioner
* Assistant Security Commissioner [From this post above, selection is through UPSC.]
* Security Inspector
* Sub-Inspector
* Assistant Sub-Inspector
* Head Constable
* Constable


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