-- Presented Safety Awards for outstanding work for improving safety-- Enhancement of Passenger amenities at stations-- Reviews of Mobility Enhancement, Safety and infrastructure work
-- Emphasis on increasing of freight loading & Earnings through BDUs
Sh. Shobhan Chaudhuri, General Manager Northern Railwayheld a review meeting with the departmental heads and DRMs of Northern Railway. Deliberations were held on keeping focus on passenger amenities at stations like extension of platforms, increase of level of platforms, washable aprons, provision of 2nd entry, foot over bridges, Escalators, lifts facilities for Divayangjans, improvement of station building including façade etc. He also reviews the progress of mobility enhancement, developmental infrastructure works, Freight loading and safety on tracks.Apart from performance review the GM also presented Safety Awards to 5 vigilant employees for their contribution towards maintain high standards for safety and security of passengers and railway property.He also informed that many stations over Northern railway have been selected for construction of toilets in circulating area through CSR funds. He instructed to maintained good record of punctuality of trains and expedites the works related with mobility enhancement and conducting drives to check the progress. He reviewed the work done over the zone in improving the maintenance standard of track, welds and removal of scrap lying near the tracks.The GM also took stock of the tree cutting activity and removal of vegetation alongside the tracks.Sh. Chaudhuri emphasized upon minimizing the human failure in train operation extensive monitoring of rail fractures and rail welds and said no error should be left. He asked the officers should enhance their inspection to assess the progress of works as well as train operations.He also informed that, loading of food grains & other items have steadily increased with every passing month.Northern Railway is committed to provide safe, smooth and efficient services to its customers.