CHENNAI: Despite a recent Railway Board circular directing all zonal railways to pay this year’s Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) to eligible employees through electronic transfer into their salary accounts, around 30 per cent of Southern Railway staff, most of those in workshops, received it in cash. This was allegedly due to arm-twisting by the sole recognised union of the zone, Southern Railway Mazdoor Union (SRMU), which forced various departments of the railway to defy this order
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NEW DELHI: In an attempt to bring in administrative efficiency, the railways has expedited the appointment process for top level posts to fill up 10 vacancies of general managers (GMs) of zonal railways and 50 divisional railway managers (DRMs) in 2015.
The top level appointments in railways were mired in controversy in recent past due to alleged fixing for getting plum assignments, highlighted by the arrest of then railway board member Mahesh Kumar by CBI and delay in filling large number of vacancies.
BHUBANESWAR: Passengers at the city railway station had a scare when a portion of the fibre ceiling came crashing down at platform no-1 on Monday. No injury was reported, the government railway police said.
This was the second time the fibre plates fell in the past one week. A similar mishap was reported on the same platform on October 20. The latest incident occurred at 12.30pm when the platform was jam-packed with passengers. "Luckily the plates did not fall on anyone. Though the plates are not heavy, they might cause injury if the these fall from a height," said a railway police officer.
The incident raised questions on the quality of work at the station. "I was walking through the platform no-1 to reach the platform no-4 when the ceiling fell. Luckily we escaped unhurt. We blame the railways for substandard work and poor safety measures," said Nikunj Khemani, a passenger.
Authorities of East Coast Railway (ECoR) cordoned off the area and engaged engineers to repair the damaged ceiling. "We will find out the fault. Safety measures are being adopted," said an ECoR officer.
Source - times of india
People have been warned not to take selfies on train tracks after eight dangerous incidents were captured by CCTV at one level crossing in a single day.
Video footage from Matlock Bath station in Derbyshire shows adults and children posing for pictures, sitting on the track and conducting phone conversations while walking along the line.
Network Rail (NR) has urged people to pay more respect to the railway.
NR operations risk adviser, Martin Brown, said: "Level crossings in rural, picturesque settings such as Matlock may look like good opportunities for a photo but the railway is not a playground.
"Trains can come from either direction at any time and being distracted by chatting, texting or taking photographs while using the crossing significantly increases the risk of an incident."
Over 30 trains and 500 pedestrians and cyclists go through the Matlock Bath crossing each day.
Inspector Eddie Carlin, of British Transport Police (BTP), said: "The photos captured are extremely worrying. We are really concerned someone is going to get seriously injured or killed at the crossing.
"Trespassing on the railway is extremely dangerous and can have tragic consequences for those involved. I have had to tell devastated families that their loved ones are not coming home due to incidents such as this and it's heartbreaking.
"The railway is a dangerous environment. Trains travel at speed and can be silent and if people are trespassing on the tracks and are distracted taking photos, selfies or texting they really are putting themselves in danger."
BTP has increased patrols in the area and wants to speak to the people in the CCTV images from Matlock Bath. The incidents were all captured on August 30.
The number of level crossing users killed in Britain rose to 10 in 2014-15, the highest number since 2009-10.
NR has closed more than 900 crossing over the past five years and is investing £100 million to improve safety. Around 6,100 crossings remain in operation.
Source - independent
On Platform 6, the display screens have nothing to tell | Pushkar V
YESVANTPUR:Blank display screens greet you as you enter the Yesvantpur railway station from Platform 6.
The screens used to display ticket status for the benefit of waitlisted passengers. A private contractor who had won the contract to maintain the boards has quit abruptly.
“He was not able to get enough advertisements on the screens to sustain the contract. That is all we know,” a senior official said.
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Exemption of Railway employees from New Pension Scheme/National Pension System (NPS) – NFIR writes to Railway Minister on 24th October 2015 Read more: http://www.staffnews.in/2015/10/exempt-railway-employees-from-nps-as.html#ixzz3pkrxJqcg Under Creative Commons License: Attribution Share Alike Follow us: @karnmk on Twitter | cgenews on Facebook
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
No. IV/NPS/PFRDA BILL/Part I
Dated : 24/10/2015
The Suresh Prabhu,
Hon’ble Minister for Railways
Sub: Exemption of Railway employees from New Pension Scheme/National Pension System (NPS)-reg.
Ref: GS/NFIR’s letter No. IV/NPS/PFRDA BILL dated 26/08/2015 addressed to the Railway Board (MS).
The Government of India had introduced New Pension Scheme (NPS) applicable to the Central Government employees appointed on or after 01/01/2004. Under the scheme, 10% of the Pay of each employee is deducted from his/her salary every month and equal amount is contributed by the employer and credited to the NPS Trust controlled by the PFRDA. However those who were
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Metro commuters were in for a shock on Monday afternoon after a major earthquake rocked Delhi and the National Capital Region. All metro services were halted for 15 minutes as precautionary measure, because of which several interchange stations became overcrowded.
Even after the services were resumed, trains ran at a very slow pace and it took long for normal operations to be restored as a comprehensive safety check was undertaken by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.
L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad (L&TMRH) has announced the first test run on the complete stretch of Miyapur to S.R. Nagar, stage two, as per the construction schedule for the concessionaire which is building the project, and will also be running it.
Travel agent Rahul Kumar (right) and his employee SK Singh after their arrests in Bokaro on Monday. Picture by Pankaj Singh
A railway reservation scam was unearthed in Bokaro on Monday after the owner and an employee of a private travel agency were caught red-handed booking tickets with fake IDs within the prohibited time window and selling them at a premium.
New Delhi: Railways Kaya Kalp committee, headed by industrialist Ratan Tata decided to develop an action plan to reduce the number of train accidents, amid concerns over increasing cases of human errors and huge backlog of safety-related posts lying vacant.
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