Sep 12, 2017

Eliminate all Unmanned Level Crossings on SCR by 2018 ---Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, GM, SCR

Elimination of all Unmanned Level Crossings o­n Zone to be completed by September, 2018 stated Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway at a review meeting held today i.e., 11th September, 2017 at SCR Headquarters, Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad. The review meeting was attended by Principal Heads of Departments and the Divisional Railway Managers of Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Nanded, Guntakal and Guntur Divisions took part through Video Conferencing.

General Manager instructed Engineering and Operating Department Officials to co-ordinate and plan meticulously to finalize and start works pertaining to elimination of Unmanned Level Crossings (UMLCs) by construction of Limited Height Subways (LHS) / Road Over Bridges (ROBs) / manning of gates etc., o­n the Zone. 
The meeting which had elaborate discussions o­n Safety aspects focused o­n the need of the hour i.e., the track maintenance works to be carried out to prevent untoward incidents. Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav instructed all the Divisional Railway Managers to carry out Safety drives in the Divisions and identify areas concerning immediate attention for undertaking track renewal works. He also reiterated for periodical Training Module implementation for Control, field Staff for understanding and mitigating the difficulties faced while carrying out the work. He stressed upon to carry out all the preventive maintenance works with top priority and attention. He also held a detailed reviewed of Punctuality status of the Zone and suggested to improve the same. He also discussed Division wise Loading Performance status and expressed satisfaction over the current trend. He emphasized o­n new avenues to improve the loading and earnings.
Shri D. K. Singh, Chief Safety Officer; Shri N. Madusudhana Rao, Chief Operations Manager; Shri Vijay Agarwal, Chief Administrative Officer (Construction); Shri K. Siva Prasad, Principal Chief Engineer, Shri M.G.Sekharam, Chief Commercial Manager, Smt Padmini Radhakrishnan, Principal Financial Advisor, Shri A.A. Padhke, Chief Electrical Engineer, Shri V.M.Shrivastava, Chief Signal & Telecommunications Engineer, Shri N.V.Ramana Reddy, Chief Personnel Officer, SCR and Senior Officials were present during the meeting.