- Presented Safety Awards for outstanding achievement for improving safety
- Reviews of Safety and infrastructure work
- Emphasis on improvement in Punctuality
- Emphasis on increasing of freight loading & Earnings
New Delhi- Shobhan Chaudhuri, General Manager Northern Railway held a review meeting with the departmental heads of Northern Railway and DRMs. 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 and other developmental infrastructure works and Freight loading.
Apart from performance review the GM also presented Safety Awards to 9 vigilant employees for their contribution towards maintain high standards for safety and security of passengers and railway property.
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 stressed upon the safety during ongoing monsoon season and all efforts should be done to curb any kind of obstruction during operation of trains. He reviewed the work done over the zone in improving the maintenance standard of track, welds and removal of scrap lying near the tracks.
He also emphasized on focusing on electrical safety on tracks, trains and premises. Enhancing speed of trains is a priority over the zone. Works should be expedited as to complete the projects on time. The GM also took stock of the tree cutting activity and removal of vegetation alongside the tracks.
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.
Talking on freight Business Development, the GM instructed that BDUs should create an environment of trust, support and confidence amongst the customers. He added that the initiatives and concessions offered by the Railways should reach the clients. He also informed that, loading of food grains & other items have steadily increased with every passing month.
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