Shri Arun Kumar Jain, General Manager (In-Charge), South Central Railway held discussions with M/s Adani Krishnapatnam Port and undertook inspection of progress of 3rd line works between Gudur – Vijayawada section on Vijayawada Division today i.e., 21st May, 2022. He was accompanied by Shri Shivedra Mohan, Divisional Railway Manager, Vijayawada Division and other senior officials from both the Headquarters and Division throughout the inspection.
Shri Arun Kumar Jain held discussions with the Management functionaries of M/s Adani Krishnapatnam Port to improve freight loading opportunities. Port officials detailed the General Manager on the activities and performance highlights of the Port. They also elaborated on the future plans of the Port management and also discussed on further infrastructure developmental plans to be provided at Port. The General Manager assured the Port officials to extend co-operation from Railways to improve freight loading and to make seamless transportation of important commodities. He also inspected loading facilities available at Port siding and advised the officials to follow all the safety norms while loading. The General Manager planted sapling during his visit to Costal Installation project at Port.
General Manager carried out rear window inspection between Krishnapatnam Port Station - Vijayawada section. He thoroughly examined the curves, gradients, bottlenecks and bridges over the section to ensure track safety.
The General Manager conducted a detailed inspection of Nellore Railway station and reviewed the passenger amenities, booking office, circulating area etc. He also reviewed the developmental plans of Nellore Railway station. He instructed the officials to focus on ensuring the completion of developmental works as per the time schedule. Shri Arun Kumar Jain inspected Padugupadu Railway station and reviewed the passenger facilities, circulating area, Foot over bridge, Station Manager’s room etc. He also inspected goods siding at Padugupadu Railway station and reviewed loading and unloading facilities. He instructed the officials to be customer friendly and co-operative with the local freight customers to improve freight loading.
Later, the General Manager inspected Bitragunta Railway station and reviewed the passenger amenities, facilities at goods siding and Foot over bridge etc. He also inspected Crew booking lobby and interacted with the loco crew at Bitragunta crew lobby. He also inspected ongole Railway station and reviewed passenger amenities, booking office, ATVM, circulating area and goods siding and he examined the yard plans. He inspected food and fruit juice stalls on the platform and interacted with the vendors. He also inspected Health unit and interacted with Medical officer and paramedical staff on the medical facilities available. He inspected Bapatla Railway Station and reviewed the passenger amenities, circulation area and inspected the Safety related registers at Station Master’s room.
The General Manager inspected the progress of on-going 3rd line works between Gudur - Vijayawada section. The officials briefed the General Manager about the status of on-going 3rd line works. The General Manager instructed the officials to maintain the best standards in all spheres of 3rd line works.