SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
Press Release No. 05 Dt. 09.04.2018
SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY BAGS SAFETY SHIELD on INDIAN RAILWAYS
Ministry of Railways awards ‘Safety Shield’. This Shield annually to one of the 17 Zonal Railways of Indian Railways based on best performance on Safety front. This shield has been awarded to South Western Railway for the year 2017-18.
The parameters considered are number of accidents, progress of important track renewal works, removal of unmanned Level crossing gates, safety reviews, new safety works etc.
Shri A K Gupta, General Manager, South Western railway said that the Safety shield is the result of team work of all frontline staff of Railway dealing with train operations in South Western Railway along with infrastructure inputs. He has told that safety is being given top most priority in Zone. He also said that intensive safety inspections are being regularly conducted and necessary preventive measures are being taken to ensure tracks, locomotives and coaches, signals are in good condition. He also said that continuous training and counselling of staff is being done to enhance their safety consciousness.
The shield for best performing Railways along with individual awards to selected employees will be conferred during the Railway week celebrations set to take place at Bhopal on 15th April, 2018.
Chief Public Relations Officer
South Western railway, Hubballi