S Rly GM on annual inspection of Palakkad division
S Vishnu Sharmaa, INN/Chennai, @Svs037
There has been some development on Southern Railway front this time. General Manager of Southern Railway conducted annual inspection of Palakkad division and reviewed its performance.
Sources say the inspection team comprised General Manager, Divisional Railway Manager of Palakkad division, Principal Heads of Departments of Southern Railway and other divisional officers.
During his inspection of Palakkad – Pollachi section and Palakkad – Shoranur- Nilambur section, General manager inspected running rooms, crew lobby and passenger amenities at Palakkad Junction.
He also visited an exhibition of Rajbhasha activities and alternative materials to plastic. General Manager inspected a major bridge, Level Crossing, curves in Palakkad – Pollachi section.
A heritage crane was unveiled at Pollachi station. General Manager also dedicated the water supply from the newly renovated Chathurakulam pond at Palakkad.
General Manager conducted a speed trial between Palakkad and Ottapalam station. He inspected traction substation, Accident Relief Train and Gang rooms at Shoranur.
He inspected the revamped Angadipuram station. A Steel Girder Bridge and Level Crossing was also inspected in Shoranur – Nilambur section. Nilambur station was also inspected.
During the course of inspection, General Manager interacted with passenger associations, media and commuters at various railway stations.
He interacted with Gang staff, gate keepers and other frontline staff and appreciated the efforts of employees for their dedication in ensuring safe train operations and upkeep of railway stations.