- Reviews the progress of new Tiruchanur Railway Station
Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway undertook detailed inspection of Tirupati Railway station, Tiruchanur New Railway station and The Carriage Repair Shop, Tirupati today i.e., 24th February, 2021. He was accompanied by Shri J.K. Jain, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer, SCR, Shri Alok Tiwari, Divisional Railway Manager, Guntakal Division, Shri S. Srinivas, Carriage Work Shop Manager, CRS, Tirupati and other Officials.
The General Manager inspected Tirupati Railway station where he reviewed the progress of south side station entry and other infrastructure developmental works and discussed on further station developmental plans with officials. He inaugurated a renovated Railway Protection Force VSS Control Room and inspected CCTV monitoring facility. He also inspected Tiruchanur Railway Station and reviewed the progress of on-going infrastructural development works.
Earlier, the General Manager carried out detailed inspection of Carriage Repair Workshop, Tirupati. He inaugurated 40 KWp Solar Power Plant; Dynamic Wheel Balancing Machine; Hybrid Model of constructed Wetlands (Capacity-20 KLD) and newly constructed MEMU and LHB under gear maintenance facility shed. During the day long inspection, he inspected the MEMU Power Car Components Overhauling section, RMPU overhauling section. He thoroughly reviewed the master plan on future construction works. The General Manager inspected Coaches in Outgoing shop, Bio-Toilets overhauling section. He inspected Working of PCMM on surface table and future layout of FIAT Bogie Overhauling facilities and Corrosion Shop.
He also inspected safety equipment available at workshop and interacted with workshop employees and enquired about the safety precautions taken by them. Later, he interacted with Trade Union representatives and held a performance review meeting with officials and discussed on further developmental plans.
The General Manager appreciated the team of officials and staff for the excellent work done in improving productivity, quality, over all housekeeping, efforts to adopt changes with technological up-gradation initiatives to enhance passenger safety. He inspected various facilities available Railway Hospital, Carriage Repair Shop, Tirupati and discussed with Doctors on carrying out more improvements.