4 June 2013


n keeping with the practice of honoring employees, whose alertness and prompt action have resulted in averting a possible accident, through Safety Awards, Northern Railway honoured the services of four of its employees through Safety Awards at a ceremony held at Northern Railway Headquarters Office, Baroda House, New Delhi o­n 03.06.2013. The Safety awards were presented by Shri V.K.Gupta, General Manager, Northern Railway. Also present o­n this occasion were Sh. Gyan Prakash Srivatsava, Chief Safety Officer, Northern Railway and the Principal Heads of all departments of Northern Railway.

 The four employees who were felicitated by the General Manager for their services are: Sh. Santosh Kumar, Assistant Station Master, Delhi Division, Sh.Paramjeet Singh, Loco Pilot, Delhi Division; Shri Babloo Lal, Assistant Loco Pilot, Delhi Division and Sh. Kalu Ram, Gangman, DelhiDivision.

 Alertness and presence of mind even at midnight hours byShriSantosh Kumar, Assistant Station Master, Delhi Division, noticed that three Goods trains passed with open doors. He immediately informed to Control office and also informed to next Station Master. Quick action by stopping the train for closing the doors averted a possible mishap enroute.

 Sheer presence of mind and alertness enabledShri Paramjeet Singh, Loco Pilot, Shri Babloo Lal, Assistant Loco Pilot and Sh. Kalu Ram, Gangman of Delhi Division, to apply the emergency brakes in time to avert a major fire accident enroute of Garib Rath train with high speed o­n 11.05.2013 when they observed that engine of the train was producing smoke and flame. Through their quick action in slamming the brakes, the train could be stopped and a major fire accident was avoided saving the lives of rail passengers and road users as well as prevent damage to railway property.

 The meritorious performance of all the above named staff were highly appreciated by the General Manager.