While the whole country had come to a halt, Indian Railways continued to serve the nation by transporting essential commodities. Western Railway employees have worked tirelessly during the COVID-19 Pandemic setting example of true workmanship.
In order to appreciate the combined efforts of employees from various departments Alok Kansal – General Manager of Western Railway awarded 9 employees with medals for their exemplary work towards safety of train operations and help in avoiding of train accidents.
According to a press release issued by Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, the employees were awarded for timely detection of cracks in wagon wheels, sinking of track, detection of crack in track, detection of hanging parts and others. Alok Kansal personally awarded the 9 employees and also interacted with them to take ground report. The employees belong to Operating, Engineering and Mechanical departments of Western Railway and have played crucial role in avoiding accidents which could have caused loss of life and property.
After the felicitation GM also discussed various safety aspects including details regarding safety at level crossings with all Principal Heads of various departments and Divisional Railway Managers of all 6 divisions through video link