North Central Railway
No. 11PR/11/2019/Press Release Date: 11.11.2019
RAILWAYMEN AWARDED BY GM NCR FOR EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTION TO SAFETY IN TRAIN OPERATIONS OVER NORTH CENTRAL RAILWAY
On 11th November, Shri Rajiv Chaudhry General Manager/North Central Railway, felicitated and awarded 21 railway staff who had given outstanding contribution to safety in train operations. Those awarded includes, Loco Pilots, Assistant Loco Pilots, Pointsmen and Track Maintainers.
On this occasion , Shri Chaudhry praised the award winners for their commitment to safety and their exceptional alertness because of which potential mishaps had been averted. He stressed that safety is underlying philosophy-the keystone-of all operations on Indian Railways including North Central Railway .
General Manager said that the way to ensure safety was to be well conversant with the rules and regulations governing train operation . He further said that safety related staff be regularly sent for refresher courses . He also directed officers to go on line for regular night inspections and also instructed them to visit worksite and ensure worksite safety . He also discussed about various issues related to safety, strengthening of infrastructure and improving mobility in train operations during his address. He said pre departure detention be monitored by concerned officers so that punctuality of trains can be further improved and any train does not get delayed on such issues.
The staff were felicitated and awarded in the presence of Shri S. K. Kashyap, Chief Safety Officer/North Central Railway and other senior officers. Also present in the award ceremony were all the PHODs/HODs of NCR and the three DRMs of the three Divisions of the NCR, Allahabad, Agra and Jhansi who participated via videoconferencing.