- The twin blasts in Chennai has resulted in tightening at the Bangalore City Railway Station, but the safety measures equipment at the railway station remains outdated.
- Door metal detectors at the entrance do not work. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel have hand-held metal detectors to scan passengers and luggage and railway station is not equipped with baggage and vehicle scanners.
- The metal detectors beeps at even a key bunch and it is impossible to scan people during the peak hours
- Out of 100 CCTV cameras only 40 are connected to the control room and recently the cameras were stolen and the officials were not able to identify the person due to bad quality of images.
- The Bangalore railway station is spread across a radius 2.5 kilometres with over 20 entry and exit points and is very difficult to provide foolproof security and there are at least 15 unauthorised entry points
- The RPF is facing various issues like staff shortage, 1 constable deputed at every platform to check inside the train and the platform, and around 60% of posts vacant.