SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
Press Release No. 194 Dt. 31.12.2018
GENERAL MANAGER, SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY AWARDED PASSENGER GUARD
Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, General Manager, South Western Railway presented certificates and cash award to Shri N. Vishnumoorthy, Senior Passenger Guard of Bengaluru Division for their commendable work on 31st December 2018.
Shri N. Vishnumoorthy was working on Train No.16219 Chamarajanagar - Tirupati Express on 26th December 2018. The Train was stopped at Srirangapatna Girder Bridge near Srirangapatna Railway Station due to Inter chain communication (ICC) known as Alarm Chain pulling. By Risking his life he was walked on the girder bridge without any walkway and restored the chain that was stuck to last vehicle board. He could complete this difficult job in 10 minutes moreover he also caught the offender who pulled alarm chain without any valid reason and handed over to Railway Protection Force. In recognition of his good work Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, General Manager, South Western Railway presented a cash award of Rs. 5,000/- to Shri N. Vishnumoorthy.
Shri N Vishnumoorty, joined Railway Protection Special Force in the year 1988 at Lumding Division of North Frontier Railway, In the year 1998 he was promoted as Head Constable in the 5thBattalion Tiruchirapally. Thereafter, he joined as Commercial Clerk in the Bengaluru Division in the year 2004. In the year 2010 he joined as Guard.
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