A view of the manned gate at Tinsukia Division
Maligaon, July 10 (MExN): Reaching a step closure to the target of Indian Railways for the elimination of un-manned level crossing gates, Tinsukia Division of Northeast Frontier Railway has eliminated all un-manned level crossing gates with continuous and focused efforts.
A press release from Pranav Jyoti Sharma, CPRO, NF Railway, Maligaon stated that it was the first division of NF Railway to eliminate all un-manned level crossing gates. A total of 258 Level Crossing gates in Tinsukia Division were manned.
The release here mentioned that ‘un-manned level’ crossing gates are potential threat and prone to accidents at any point of time. Railway Board has issued instructions to all Zonal Railways to eliminate all un-manned level crossing gates to ensure better safety in train running. The un-manned gates are eliminated by providing gateman, by constructing LHS (Limited Height Subways) or by direct closure by taking necessary NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the concerned District Administration, it added.