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SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY
PRESS RELEASE
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE, SECUNDERABAD - 500 071
No.206/2020-2116-06-2021
Secunderabad
Railways in India and especially Mumbai needs to be fully prepared for Monsoon - Shri Piyush Goyal


Shri Piyush Goyal reviews Monsoon Preparation of Railways

Minister asks Railways to partner with Institutions like IIT Mumbai to study the efficiency of technical and civil work initiatives of Railways in handling monsoon rains

Innovation and hard work must go together to ensure that Railway services continue to Operate safely uninterrupted- Shri Goyal

Safety of public and commuters need to be ensured

Challenges of Water logging need be tackled headlong- Shri Goyal

Railways in India and Mumbai needs to be fully prepared for the monsoon. This was said by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister for Railways and Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution while reviewing the preparations and road map of Mumbai Suburban Railways in having all contingency solutions in rainy season.

The Minister examined current status of vulnerable areas & reviewed plans for smooth functioning of trains.

Shri Goyal said that Railways is committed to ensure that no inconvenience is caused to Mumbaikars as monsoon begins.

While reviewing the preparedness of the Suburban Railways, the Minister advised the Railways to partner with Institutions like IIT Mumbai to study the efficiency of technical and civil work initiatives of Railways in handling monsoon rains.

He said Innovation and hard work must go together to ensure that Railway services continue to operate safely and in an uninterrupted manner.

It may be noted that even during Covid pandemic, Railways had undertaken a major exercise to for the cleaning of muck/garbage/earth of 2,10,000 Cu Meters from suburban section by deploying 03 No muck special including specially modified EMU rakes in Mumbai.

Flooding spot of previous monsoon were identified and customized solution were devised for each spot Eg: Bandra, Andheri, Mahim, Grant road, Goregaon.

In order to have real time and authentic rain data four numbers automatic rain gauge (ARG) have now been installed in association with IMD and ten numbers installed by WR independently.

Number of pumps provided o­n track and depots including sewerage and submersible pumps have been increased by 33 %.

Drones were used for survey and monitoring of cleaning of nallah in Borivali Virar section and suction/de-sludging machines were used to ensure deep cleaning of culverts.

Adoption of new micro tunneling method for construction of culverts was taken up to ensure that water logging is minimised. The meeting was attended by senior officials of Railway Board and Mumbai.





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