Railway and coal minister Piyush Goyal reviewed the performance of three Zonal Railways viz North Central Railways, North Eastern Railways and East Central Railways with the General Managers of each zone along with officials of Zonal Railway in Rail Bhavan.
He reiterated that punctuality of the trains needs to be improved without affecting the routine maintenance work related to safety of passengers.
He urged general managers to holistically plan weekly integrated traffic blocks of long duration. During these blocks all maintenance works related to engineering, signal, electrification, bridge, track renewal should take place simultaneously. These planned integrated blocks may be advertised well in advance so that the passengers are well informed about the blocks and any inconvenience to them may be minimized. Read More
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