ER staffers honoured with Safety Awards

19 Sep 2018

Harindra Rao, general manager of Eastern Railway honoured three staff members with Safety Awards in a meeting held at Eastern Railway Headquarters, Fairlie Place, today. They were honoured for their alertness and prompt action which helped averting a possible incident related to train operation. Pheku Yadav, technician, Asansol Division, while on duty at Asansol station platform on August7, detected some problem in a coach of train no.13020 Dn Bagh Express and rectified the same  immediately. His alertness averted untoward incident. Dhanpat Sah, loco pilot, Barddhaman,  Howrah Division, while on duty in train no. 37811 Howrah- Barddhaman Local on August 14, noticed a motor truck lying on the railway track. He immediately stopped the train applying emergency brake and blew horn. The truck driver managed to bring the vehicle back from the track.
Rajib Barman, porter, Pandooah, Howrah Division promptly extinguished the fire in Front SLR of 53041 Howrah- Jaynagar Passenger by firefighting equipment on July 29. His promptness averted a possible incident. The Eastern Railway GM also held a meeting with the principal officers and DRMs to review the progress of safety related work and advised all concerned for augmenting safety and maintenance of punctuality of train services.