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Enhance safety standards at station yards and sidings: SCR GM

Hyderabad, Jun 24 (UNI) Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway (SCR) advised the officials to focus on enhancing safety standards at station yards and at private sidings to improve operational convenience.
He conducted a detailed review meeting on safety, punctuality and freight loading on Monday at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad along with Principal Heads of Departments.
The Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) of all six Divisions-- Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded attended the meeting through video conference.
Mr Mallya conducted a detailed review of all the safety measures to be taken to ensure safety at yard and private siding premises. He conducted a detailed review of increase in minor incidents happening at station yards and private sidings, which are affecting the operational convenience.

He advised the officials to keep continuous focus on the improvement of infrastructure facilities related to safe running of trains by taking up Yard remodeling and track renewal works on emergency basis.
He also stressed on improvement of Train Punctuality and Freight loading. He reviewed the division wise progress of the works related to implementation of e-Office, construction of Foot Over Bridges, High level Platforms, Provision of Divyangjan facilities at major railway stations and elimination of unmanned level crossings over the zone and instructed to expedite the works. He also advised all the divisions to plan for provision of Monumental National Flag at all important stations, an SCR statement here said.
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