Shri Vinay Kumar Tripathi has taken over the additional charge of the post of General Manager, North Central Railway on 01.01.2021.Sri Tripathi is working as General Manager North Eastern Railway since 27.10.2020. Earlier, he was posted as Additional Member/Traction in Railway Board, New Delhi.
Shri Tripathi did B.Tech (Electrical Engineering) from University of Roorkee and joined Railways through Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE) batch of 1983. His first posting was as an Assistant Electrical Engineer on Northern Railway. In his distinguished career Shri Tripathi has successfully discharged the duties of the various important posts of Electrical Department on Northern, Central & Western Railway as well as held the key posts of Divisional Railway Manager, Allahabad (now Prayagraj), North Central Railway, Chief Electrical Locomotive Engineer & Additional General Manager of Western Railway.
He has attended higher management training programs in Switzerland and USA. Shri Tripathi was instrumental in commissioning of state of art three phase locomotives and their indigenization, which are now the work horse of Indian Railways.
Shri Tripathi has wide experience of Railway management and administration. He is equally popular among railway officers and staff.