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·Focus o­n safety

·Emphasis o­n Punctuality

·Cold weather patrolling of tracks

Sh. Shobhan Chaudhuri, General Manager Northern Railwayheld a performance review meeting with the departmental heads of Northern Railway & DRMs through video conferencing. The GM emphasized that Safety is the main concern over Railways, for which all out efforts should be directed towards maintaining the tracks, rolling stock; signaling and electric overhead wires are working in top order.


He advised the departments to regularly conduct training and refresher courses for the staff to keep them motivated and informed of the working of the system to minimize human error.

Heavy fog during the winter season poses a great difficulty in train operations across northern region. He advised all divisions to enhance night patrolling and take all nassaccary remedial actions to proper & efficient working of signaling system. He shows his concern o­n rail fractures, Asset failure, Maintenance of Point & Crossing, Shunting Practices, Work site Protection etc. and instructed that monitoring of signals, rail fractures and rail welds should be done extensively and no error should be left.


He also instructed to expedite approvals for tree cutting wherever needed from the Forest Department so that these do not pose a threat to the tracks or OHE wires.

He also emphasized o­n focusing o­n electrical safety o­n tracks as well as safety in relay and panel rooms for error free movement of trains. He stressed upon the minimizing the human failure in train operation. He also instructed the department heads and DRMs, to maintain the punctuality and keep pace for freight loading with safety as priority.


Northern Railway is committed to provide safe, smooth and efficient services to its customers.


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