Hyderabad: South Central Railway (SCR) Additional General Manager A.K.Gupta undertook a detailed review of Safety as part of launching special safety awareness drive on the Zone.
Principal Heads of the Departments also participated in the review meeting.
The Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) of all the 6 Divisions on SCR viz., Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntur, Guntakal and Nanded attended the high level Safety review meeting through video conference held on Thursday at Rail Nilayam in Secunderabad.
The Additional General Manager instructed all the DRMs to launch Special Safety Drives on vulnerable areas from 10th to 25th January, 2017 covering entire zone.
Further, AGM instructed the officials to initiate action as per the prescribed instructions on fog precautions. He also instructed the officials to avoid unsafe movement of trains and a focus should be given on all the safety concerned staff including Engineering department.
He advised Divisional Railway Managers to identify the staff for regular refresher courses to update technical skills in safety related areas.
A.K.Gupta issued instructions to conduct night inspections by Passenger and Male/Express trains to cover entire Division every night to monitor track maintenance also.
Further, he indicated all the divisions to intimate on any system deficiencies, shortage of safety materials and any assistance required from head quarters.
He also advised the divisions to ensure the availability of materials concerned to safety.
Several senior officials were present in the review meeting. (INN)