Ten railway staff awarded for exceptional devotion towards duty

Ten railway staff awarded for exceptional devotion towards duty

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 08 Nov 2018

Guwahati, Nov 8 (IBNS): Ten railway staff of NF Railway were awarded for showing exceptional devotion towards their duties.

Rajeev Kumar, Electrical Signal Maintainer under Katihar Division; Ramesh Kumar, Gateman under Katihar Division; Kanchan Chakraborty, Driver under Alipurduar Division; Immanuel Dcruz, Asst Driver under Katihar Division; Mineswar Bora, Driver under Rangiya Division; Ratan Chandra Mondal, Sr. Tech under Katihar Division; Md. Arif, Technician -II under Katihar Division; Subhash Kumar, Gateman under Katihar Division; Biswajit Chanda, Driver under Lumding Division and Barun Das, Asst. Driver under Lumding Division were awarded by Sanjive Roy, General Manager, N.F. Railway during a function held in Guwahati on Thursday.

NF Railway CPRO Pranav Jyoti Sarma said that Rajeev Kumar, Electrical Signal Maintainer, while performing maintenance duty on Sept 1, detected rail fracture at KM 18/5-6 near Pranpur Road station.

At the same time, a goods train was approaching on that line. He immediately informed Station Master of Pranpur Road to control the train.

Ramesh Kumar, Gateman, while performing duty at Gate no.  EB – 38 on Sept 13, noticed unusual sound and sparking in one coach of train No.13162 Dn Tebhaga Express. The train was stopped and on checking flat tyre was detected.

The affected coach was detached at Buniadpur station.

Kanchan Chakraborty, Driver and Immanuel Dcruz, Asst Driver, while working on Sept 14 by train no. 13247 Dn Capital Express between Sivok and Gulma stations, suddenly noticed one big tree fallen on the track at KM 20/1. They immediately applied emergency brake and managed to stop the train.

Mineswar Bora, Driver, while working train 55713 Up on Sept 14, detected defective Axle box of Loco No.40090 WDP4 at Kaithalkuchi station. He declared the loco failed to run. Finally, wheel of the said loco was replaced by staff from Siliguri diesel Shed.

Ratan Chandra Mandal, Sr. Tech and Md. Arif, Technician - II, while performing Rolling In and Out duty on Sept 23, detected unusual sound in coach No.14424 NFGS of train No.15905 Up Kanyakumari – Dibrugarh Express. The train was meticulously checked up and detected that rear RHS Hanger Pin of rear trolley was missing. The same was replaced.

Subhash Kumar, Gateman, while performing duty on Sept 29 at Gate no.  NC 109(T), noticed unusual sound coming from train No – 55769 Malda – Katihar passenger. He immediately informed duty Station Master of Eklakhi station. On checking, heavy brake binding was detected.

Biswajit Chanda, Driver and Shri Barun Das, Asst. Driver, while working 55615 Up Guwahati – Silchar Fast Passenger on Oct 6, noticed wild elephants crossing railway track in between Hawaipur and Lamsakhang stations at about 4.27 am.

On noticing elephants, they immediately applied the emergency brake and somehow managed to stop the train near the herd of elephant. Due to their devotion and alertness, they managed to save the elephants.

In recognition of their meritorious service for preventing accident, all of them were awarded with a cash award of Rs. 2, 500 each along with a certificate by General Manager, N.F. Railway.

Ten railway staff awarded for exceptional devotion towards duty

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