Shri Arun Kumar Jain, General Manager (In-charge), South Central Railway conducted a detailed review meeting on safety of train operations and progress of various developmental works across the zone today i.e., 27th October, 2022 at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad along with Principal Heads of Departments. Divisional Railway Manager’s (DRMs) of all six Divisions i.e. Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded joined the review meeting through video conference.
Shri Arun Kumar Jain reviewed the safety of train operations over the zone. He instructed the officials to strictly adhere to safety precautions in view of the onset of winter season. He advised to strengthen patrolling at identified sections such as tracks and outer signals etc. He further instructed to regularly monitor weather conditions for enhanced safety during winter season. He also advised the officials to conduct frequent field inspections to ensure compliance of worksite safety requirements without fail. He reviewed the status of regular training and counseling sessions being imparted to safety staff including loco pilots and assistant loco pilots.
Further, the General Manager also reviewed the progress of various developmental works which are targeted to be completed in the current financial year i.e., 2022-2023 including track renewal, track maintenance works and capacity enhancement works such as removal of speed restrictions wherever feasible and raising of maximum permissible speed of different sections of the Zone. He also advised the officials to further expedite the infrastructure and electrification works across the zone, so as to meet the targets set for the current financial year.
Shri Arun Kumar Jain also reviewed the loading performance. He conducted a detailed review on the progress of increasing the average speed of freight trains and advised the officials to continue the same efforts to further improve the fright loading across the zone.