Hyderabad: South Central Railway General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav undertook a review of Safety, Punctuality and cleanliness of the Trains and Stations on the Zone. All the Divisional Railway Managers of 6 Divisions on South Central Railway viz.,
Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntur, Guntakal and Nanded attended the review meeting through video conference held on Monday at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad.
Vinod Kumar Yadav advised that priority shall be accorded to safety in train operations and at the same time punctuality should also be maintained.
All measures have to be taken to avoid signal failures and top priority may be given to attend the signal failures immediately. He advised all the DRMs to come with new ideas to improve the Safety, Punctuality and Cleanliness to meet the next FY targets.
Punctuality of trains has to be given utmost importance and all efforts should be made to run trains on time. He also reviewed the punctuality position of express and passenger services on the Zone and at Divisional level. He suggested that the punctuality of the Mail Express train not to be deteriorated.
The General Manager advised all the DRMs that, the Speed restrictions in zone may be reviewed intensively and make suitable plans to evacuate the feasible speed restrictions, which can improve the punctuality of the trains.
Vinod Kumar Yadav stressed upon the on board house-keeping services (OBHS) and cleanliness of the station and instructed all the DRMs and Senior officials to conduct regular surprise checks on cleanliness with a focus on coach cleaning activities like cleanliness of the toilets, missing fittings and Rodents and Insects control etc.,
Addl. General Manager A.K. Gupta and other senior officials were amongst the officials present. (INN)