Sunday, Aug 9 2020 | Time 19:19 Hrs(IST)
image
  • 52 new cases of corona positive reported in Ambala dist
  • CS, Advisors to LG, DAK condole demise of Ashraf Mir
  • ‘Road’ of dreams for Assam village after 50 years
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu records 5,994 new infections, tally nears 3 lakh mark, 119 fatalities
  • K'taka Health Minister B Sriramulu tests positive for coronavirus
  • Shiv Sena slams BJP for maligning Thackerays
  • 12 more people die due to COVID-19; 507 fresh cases recorded in J&K
  • Pettimudy Landslide: 14 more bodies recovered, death toll rises to 42
  • Vivo's exit from IPL 2020 just a blip, not financial crisis: Sourav Ganguly
  • Vivo's exit from IPL 2020 just a blip, not financial crisis: Sourav Ganguly
  • Lebanon plunges into another crisis post Aug 5 blast, thousands out on streets
  • SAD demands CVC inquiry into charges of Cong prez, seniors getting Rs 2000 cr from liquor mafia
  • 1 5 lakh tele-consultations completed through ‘eSanjeevani’, ‘eSanjeevaniOPD’
  • K'taka Health Minister B Sriramulu tests positive for coronavirus
  • Security personnel recover huge arms ammunition from four Maoist camps in Odisha
States » East


SER keeps up its safety related asset maintenance works

Kolkata, Jun 27 (UNI) South Eastern Railway (SER) has taken major steps for safety related
Asset Maintenance Works during the suspension of passenger train services in the wake of
outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
The maintenance works included overhauling of rail tracks, major and minor railway bridges,
level crossing overhauling, renewal of sleepers, painting of rails in corrosion areas, greasing
of joints, raising of lines, renewal of crossings, road safety works etc. considering the railway’s
infrastructure for smooth and seamless passenger and freight train services.
The rail routes of SER always have high density of freight and passenger trains which require constant monitoring and hence, maintenance of the infrastructural assets is of utmost necessity,
A SER spokesperson here on Saturday said.
SER takes all possible steps in the asset maintenance works in every area under its jurisdiction.
The maintenance work of as many as 58 major bridges has been completed by now. As many as
1578 points and crossings and 767 curves have been thoroughly inspected by the railway
engineers. Considering the on-going monsoon season, monitoring and maintenance of Railway
Bridges has been taken special care of.
The other works viz. level crossing gates overhauling, renewal of the rails, raising of the
platforms, road safety works, guarding foot over bridges, renovations of station toilets etc.
were also done during the lockdown.
The Engineers, Section Engineers and Trackmen of the Railway were thoroughly engaged in monitoring and maintenance works wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing for
smooth running of its Parcel Express Trains, Special Trains and for readiness to run more
trains in the coming days.
UNI BM SJC
More News

‘Road’ of dreams for Assam village after 50 years

09 Aug 2020 | 6:57 PM

Haflong, Aug 9 (UNI) For a village in a remote location in Dima Hasao district of Assam, the ‘road’ of their dreams has arrived 50 years after establishment of the village.

see more..

Govt support sought for professional theatre workers in Assam

09 Aug 2020 | 6:56 PM

Guwahati, Aug 9 (UNI) The plight of professional theatre workers of Assam due to the prevailing pandemic and lockdown has been brought to the notice of the chief minister with personalities related to theatre and allied fields urging the government support for this section of cultural workers.

see more..

Environmental-friendly waste management by NFR

09 Aug 2020 | 6:53 PM

Guwahati, Aug 9 (UNI) The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has taken up a number of projects for disposal of solid waste generated at railway terminals in an environment friendly manner.

see more..

Governor leading development in BTAD amidst COVID 19

09 Aug 2020 | 6:52 PM

Guwahati, Aug 9 (UNI) Though the COVID 19 pandemic has had its cascading affect on all fronts, the Governor’s reiteration to continue development activities amid this health emergency have yielded fruits in all parts of Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) of Assam with key indicators showing positive growth.

see more..

Two people killed and three wounded in a vehicle collision in Medinipur

09 Aug 2020 | 6:51 PM

Kolkata, Aug 9 (UNI) Two people were killed and three other wounded critically in a head-on collision between a four-wheeler and a motorcycle in West Bengal's West Medinipur district on Sunday, police said.

see more..
image