SER ATTAINS REMARKABLE PROGRESS IN SAFETY RELATED WORKS OF SIGNAL & TELECOMMUNICATION IN COVID HIT YEAR
Kolkata, 17th January, 2021:
Railways is always committed to provide safe and comfortable journey to the passengers across the country. South Eastern Railway, to fulfil this commitment, has been upkeeping all sorts of safety related works irrespective of all departments viz., mechanical, electrical, engineering and signal & tele communication during COVID hit year just gone by.
The Signal & Tele Communication Department of South Eastern Railway has come forward with its entire machinery to conduct necessary maintenance and repairing works on regular measures over four Divisions viz, Kharagpur, Adra, Ranchi and Chakradharpur with a view to ensure safe running of train services. Field workers and officers of Signalling & Telecommunication Department, in spite of COVID-19 Pandemic have taken challenge to perform sincerely their duties and have attended and successfully completed all kinds of safety related works of signalling and telecommunication viz., Commissioning of Digital Non- Interlocking, Route Relay Interlocking, Auto Signalling, Electronic Interlocking, LED Signalling, Interlocking Level Crossing Gates, Sliding Boom, Track Circulating, Replacement of Worn Out Points, Data Logger, Digital Gadgets etc.
Auto-signalling in 5.5 RKm has been commissioned between Mecheda and Bhogpur as a replacement work. Third line stations viz. Kansbahal, Jhragram, Sardiha and Khemasuli have been commissioned in December, 2020. All stations of SER have been provided with LED signals. Bokaro and Khemasuli stations have been provided with data logger systems in connection with Electronic Interlocking commissioning. 312 nos. of worn out point machines have been replaced during April to December, 2020. Moreover, 28 sliding booms have been commissioned in Level Crossing Gates and Track Circulating work has been done at 8 locations.