North Central Railway
No. 11PR/12/2019/Press ReleaseDate:16.12.2019
Conference on “Safe Train Operation during ensuing foggy weather” at HQ of Electrical Department of North Central Railway on 16thDec 2019.
Conference on‘Safe Train Operation during Foggy Weather’was held by Electrical Department of Headquarter, whereinsenior officers from HQ and Branch officers of loco operation from all the 3 divisions, viz Allahabad, Jhansi&Agra along with Chief Loco Inspectors, Crew booking lobby &Running room in-charges were present.
Fog is the one of the key operational & safetychallenge being faced every year in winter season by North Central Railway when the visibility drastically drops to near zero.
During the conference, all the requisite precautions to be taken during the foggy & winter season and status of preparedness werediscussed &reviewedin detail.
Loco Pilots of the trains are being counselled round the clock to overcome this acute challenge of safe trains operations, particularly to prevent SPAD (Signal Passing Danger At Danger), told Chief Loco Electrical Engineer, North Central Railway, ShriAnupam Singhal.
While addressing the conference, Principal Chief Electrical Engineer, North Central Railway,Shri Raj Narayan directed to carry out ambush checks by infra-red speed guns & portable breath analysers. Fog safe devicesmust be used by the loco Pilots in the locomotive during the foggy weather. All the runningroomsfacilitate comfortable stay to Loco Pilots to ensureQuality Rest.
Conference concludedwith a firm commitment to ensure Safe Train Operation during the forthcomingfoggy& winter season.