ER staff honoured for safety in train operation

14 Nov 2017

Harindra Rao, general manager, Eastern Railway honoured five staff of Eastern Railway with safety awards for their alertness, diligent and prompt action which averted possible incident related to train operations, in a meeting held at Eastern Railway headquarters, Fairlie Place today (14.11.2017).
M.R. Hussain, Loco Pilot, Electric, Sealdah Division while driving train no. 34537 Canning – Sealdah Local train, accompanied by Shri D. Das, chief loco inspector, promptly stopped the train between Kalikapur and Bidyadharpur stations by observing some problem on the railway track. The alert train driver relayed the matter to the control room and engineering staff attended the affected area and thus an untoward incident averted.
Jitendra Kumar, the technician, Sealdah Division while examining the rake of a goods train at Naihati yard on 17.10.2017 detected a crack on the centre pivot pin of a wagon and immediately arranged for its replacement and averted a possible incident.
Sanjay Kumar Mondal, Trolleyman, Asansol Division while working for measurement of curvatures on 18.10.2017 between Bodma & Jamtara stations, detected slipping of earth from embankment, he immediately informed the matter to the higher authorities of the engineering department and arranged for restoration of safety on railway tracks.
Bipin Kumar, senior section engineer, Permanent Way, Asansol Division while on inspection from Barkar to Sitarampur stations, observed some irregularity on the Railway track and immediately informed the matter to the control room and controlled the train movement in the area. He also arranged for restoration work and thus averted a possible incident.
Mr Rao also held a meeting with principal officers, DRMs to review the progress of safety related work and advised all concerned for augmenting safety & maintenance of punctuality of train services. (EOIC)