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Role of safety organization

To sensitize all safety category / train passing staff in Safety related issues.

·To identify Safety related susceptibilities and vulnerable locations where 

    infringing safety

·To have effective emergency response mechanism arising due to untoward incidents

·To enable the concerned dept. to deliver the required assistance during emergency

·To adhere to the golden hour concept to rescue the trapped/ injured during accidents

·To create safety consciousness among the staff through suitable counseling

·To issue literature and update the knowledge of field staff

·To fix the responsibilities of erring staff and correct them to avoid recurrence


AIM of safety organization:-

To achieve ‘Zero’ accidents on Indian railways duly keeping eagle eye on the train operations.

Safety Organization of GTL division is concentrating on the areas where attention is required and working on the issues to improve safety without hampering train operations. Moving nuke and corner of the division to identify the shortfalls and to rectify them as and when noticed through the respective departments. The staff knowledge is being updated on the changes/modifications/amendments in their day to day working through Safety circulars, Rule of the month, Fly leaf, Accidents Newsletters, conducting Safety Seminars, safety drives and during inspections.

The alertness of (on duty) staff being monitored on daily basis by conducting Night Surprise Inspections and ambush checks by officers and supervisors to avoid sleeping on duty, short cuts etc thus ensuring safety.

Though with all our efforts accidents are still happening due to the negligence of road users which are out of our control. The Safety organization with available infrastructure are conducting safety campaigns at various locations and educating the public/villagers on motor vehicle act duly distributing Pamphlets, posters, NukkadNataks, through local networks etc.

Organization Structure:

At the Divisional level Safety Organization is headed by Sr.Divisional Safety Officers. Supervisory level staffs from all concerned departments are available for providing assistance at Divisional level.


Shri  D.Suryanarayana

Senior Divisional Safety Officer (Sr.DSO)

Assistant Divisional Safety Officer (ADSO)

Safety Counselors

Ministerial Staff

Safety Counselors / Traffic

OS / General & Stores

Safety Counselors /  Engineering

OS / Accident

Safety Counselors /  Carriage &Wagon

OS/ Inspection

Safety Counselors / Signal &Telecommunication

Junior Clerk / Safety drives

Safety Counselors /Loco

Safety Counselors /TRD

Routine activities being done by Safety Department:




Safety circular

Rule of the month

April -2020

Securing of vehicles at Stations

GR 4.48 Permission of Guard to detach engine from train


Summer precautions- Track maintenance

GR 4.17 Responsibility of Station Master regarding tail board or tail lamp of passing trains


GR 5.13 & 5.14Responsibility for shunting

GR 4.29 Damaged or defective vheicles


Pre-monsoon precautionary measures

GR 3.26 Commissioning of fixed signals


To prevent yard derailment

GR 3.50 Traps, slip siding and catch sidings


Examination to certify fitness for movement of Loco/Rolling stock of Train involved in Accident.

15.25Motor Trolly


Precaution to be taken for prevention ofSPAD

Appendix12 –Shunting operations

November 2020

Items to be checked on Running trains during exchange of all right signals by SM, Cabinman and Gateman

4.57 detaching of engine- reg.

December 2020

Winter precautions by a P.Way inspectors-

Amendment slip No. 06 dated 31.08.20 of Accident manual regarding measurement of Loco in Accident spot

January 2021

General safety precautions to be observe in OHE territory by S&T department.

Precautions by LP in foggy weather SR 3.61.10

February 2021

Precautions to be observed during OHE Territory by Engineering department – Dos & Don’ts

Precautions to be taken during Shunting operations.


Speed restriction of 45 KMPH for first train after unloading P.Way material


2.11 - Duties for securing safety


In order to prevent SPAD -

Rule of Loco Inspector

5.10 -Receptionof train on non signaled line.

May 2021

‘Dos’ for Station Master in order to Panel

8.1 – Speed of Tower wagon

June 2021

Attention – Engineering officials Defects noticed in different locations of Points & Crossing which need rectification

2.11 – Duty for securing safety.

Source : South Central Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 15-06-2024  

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