JAMMU, Aug 22: General Manager (GM) Northern Railway, Ashutosh Gangal held a review meeting with departmental heads and DRMs of Northern Railway.
Deliberations were held on keeping the focus on train operations, punctuality, freight loading and safety on tracks.
Gangal informed that for achieving optimum utilization of rolling stock in freight movement Northern Railway ran 970 CRACK trains between August 11-17, 2022 and more such trains will be operated.
He emphasized on better crew management and utilization of manpower and instructed to maintain good record of punctuality of trains and expedite the works related with mobility enhancement and conducting drives to check the progress.
The GM reviewed the work done over the zone in improving the maintenance standard of track, welds and removal of scrap lying near the tracks.
He also took stock of the tree cutting activity and removal of vegetation alongside the tracks and emphasized upon minimizing the human failure in train operation, extensive monitoring of rail fractures and rail welds and said no error should be left.
He asked the officers should enhance their inspection to assess progress of works as well as train operations.
Gangal informed that loading of food grains and other items have steadily increased with every passing month.