NF Railway holds review of safety parameters


The NF Railways conducted a one day conference on train safety on January 24.


Guwahati, January 24 (MExN): A one day conference on safety of train running was held today at Maligaon. 


The conference was organised by the safety organisation of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR). Senior officials from all divisions of NFR belonging to departments like Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Signal & Telecom Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Railway Protection Force attended the conference and discussed various issues pertaining to ensuring of better safety during train operation. Sanjive Roy, General Manager of NFR and other senior officials were also present in the conference.  


Discussion was held about inquiry report of various train accidents and measures to taken to avoid similar cases. Reports of safety audit undertaken by various zone was also discussed upon. Division wise plan for dealing with disaster involving train accidents were also deliberated upon by the officials present. Audio-visual presentations were given by the all the divisions about the initiatives taken by them for ensuring better safety. 


Measures for compliance of guidelines issued by Railway board was discussed and need for organising refresher courses regularly for staff involved with train running was  emphasised upon.