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Achievements

STEPS TOWARDS SAFE RAIL TRAVEL

The Commission of Railway Safety in pursuance of its duties and in course of its working has been making recommendations on items which effect the safety of rail passengers. The efforts put in by the Commission of Railway Safety has resulted in implementation of undermentioned items which have directly/indirectly resulted in safe running of passenger trains -
 
  • Commissioning of Vacuum Degassing Plant for manufacture of rails.

  • Commissioning of on Line ultrasonic Testing and Eddy Current Testing of rails.

  • Need Based concept of ultra sonictesting has been introduced for testing of Rails laid in the track.

  • Walkie-Talkie sets have been provided to the Guards and Drivers of passenger trains.

  • Provision of Emergency Exit Door in the coaches for escape of passengers in case of accidents.

  • Improved design of Vestibules for safety of passenger and staff.

  • Fire Resistant Design on EMU's to reduce Fire Hazards.

  • Improved design of Tail Lamps for providing better visibility.

  • Banning Goods Train Operation without Brakevans.

  • Movement of trains under restricted speed during foggy weather.

  • Provision of complete Track Circuiting in Station Yards.

  • Design of speedometers have been improved for enhanced reliability and better recording/retrieving of information .

  • Provision of Audio Visual Device in Locomotives to alert Drivers in case of Alarm chain pulling.

  • Upgradation of educational qualification of train Examining Staff.

  • Psycho Testing of passenger and high speed train D

  • Setting up of rail-wheel interaction study cell in R&D

  • Center at Lucknow alongwith creation of chair at I.I.T. Roorkee

  • Locking arrangement for non interlocked gates.

  • Provision of automatic switching on of flasher lights in locomotives.

  • Provision of voice recorder in control room.

  • Fitment of quick coupling in Brake Van of Air Brake is made mandatory for issue of Brake Power Certificates.
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