Accord priority to improve punctuality: SCR GM

South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav conducted review meeting on improvement of  punctuality on Tuesday at Rail Nilayam in Secunderabad along with Principal Heads of Departments.

The Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) of all six Divisions i.e. Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded attended the meeting through video conference.

Vinod Kumar Yadav emphasized on according top priority to improvement of punctuality by minimizing asset failures which are leading to late running of trains. He instructed all the officials to monitor personally each and every aspect of such failures like Diesel Loco failures, Electric Loco failures and Signal failures etc., and resolve the problems immediately to improve safety and punctuality. He also held a detailed  review on the other punctuality  aspects on the Zone including speed restrictions, traffic blocks and cable cut instances etc.,. He instructed the DRMs to monitor these issues regularly to attain optimal punctuality over the zone.

Earlier, Vinod Kumar Yadav presented “Man of the Month” safety awards to fourteen employees for showing alertness in the duty and taking timely action to prevent unsafe conditions. SCR Additional General Manager John Thomas and other officials were also present. (INN)