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E Railway GM gives safety award to employees

E Railway GM gives safety award to employees
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Kolkata: Harindra Rao, General Manager, Eastern Railway on Wednesday honoured employees with Safety Awards for their dedicated work in maintaining safety in train operations, in a programme held at ER headquarters. Rupesh Kumar, Trackman/Howrah division, Swapan Kumar Mondal, Track Maintainer/Howrah Division and Ujjal Kumar Guin, Loco Pilot/Howrah were honoured with safety awards, in presence of Ram Prakash, Chief Safety Officer, Eastern Railway and other Principal Officers, for their sincere work in averting possible disruption in train movement and untoward incident.Rupesh Kumar and Swapan Kumar Mondal while performing night patrolling on August 10 of the railway track between Gumani & Kotalpukur stations identified fish bolt broken and gap of about 6 inches on the track. They immediately informed the matter to the station master of Gumani and supervisors of Engineering department. Train movements through the affected area were immediately controlled and a possible incident was averted. Ujjal Kumar Guin, Loco Pilot while driving a local train passing via Up main line near Uttarpara station on September 19 observed a tree branch fell on

They immediately informed the matter to the station master of Gumani and supervisors of Engineering department. Train movements through the affected area were immediately controlled and a possible incident was averted. Ujjal Kumar Guin, Loco Pilot while driving a local train passing via Up main line near Uttarpara station on September 19 observed a tree branch fell on overhead wire of Down Main line and the tree branch caught fire. He immediately stopped the train by taking other precautionary measures, informed the guard and informed the matter to the station masters of Uttarpara & Konnagar and also to the Control Room for immediate action. After arranging for safety on the other line (Down Main Line), the alert train driver started the train. Harindra Rao, also held a high level meeting on Wednesday on safety, punctuality and security aspects with the Principal Head of Departments and Divisional Railway Managers at Eastern Railway's Headquarters, Fairlie Place. The General Manager also advised all Divisions & Security Department to have adequate arrangements of Security at trains/platforms during the ensuing Puja season. Cleanliness will also be given priority and passengers should be given all care & comfort during the festive seasons.


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