Hyderabad: South Central Railway General Manager Gajanan Mallya today conducted extensive review on the safety aspects of train operations in the Zonal jurisdiction. The subjects during the review include Track fitness, Speed restrictions, Signaling system and so on. He also made a detailed review on carrying out the rescue operations at the earliest and mobilization of essential equipment during disaster.
Principal Heads of the Departments also participated in the weekly safety meeting held on Monday at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad. Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) of all six Divisions i.e. Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded attended the meeting through video conference. Gajanan Mallya advised the officials to focus on all track fittings, weld failures, Signal failures and instructed them to carry out the joint inspections over the zone to find the root causes for failures. He also advised the officials to ensure proper rest for the loco pilots, guards and other staff to work in a stress free atmosphere.
Mallya appreciated all the DRMs for maintaining good punctuality results compared to Railway Board targets. He also reviewed the punctuality of some of the Passenger trains and instructed to take corrective measures to improve the punctuality further. on the Loading aspect, the General Manager advised all the Divisional Railway Managers to monitor it personally and draw an action plan to attain optimal loading duly ensuring safe working.