Key railway meet reviews performance

Key railway meet reviews performance

The top brassof the South Central Railway (SCR) pressed for punctuality of trains and achieving loading targets during a review meeting on Monday. SCR general manager Vinod Kumar Yadav also stressed the need for strong coordination between different departments at all levels for effective working and early completion of tasks.

“The GM instructed the officials to initiate a special drive to prevent any unusual occurrences that affect the safety and punctuality of trains,” an official release said.

Divisional railway managers (DRMs) of all the six divisions, including Nanded, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur, Secunderabad and Hyderabad, participated in a review meeting through video conferencing. They appraised the issues regarding allocation of funds, station redevelopment works, infrastructural works and passenger amenities.

Divisional authorities said discussion regarding improving rail connectivity of Aurangabad was not on the agenda. “Nanded division has been witnessing nearly 140% saturation and therefore there are difficulties in starting new trains or extending some major trains to meet passengers’ demand in Aurangabad,” a senior official said. Read More

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