Railway Board officials review unified command & control centre at Mumbai Central

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Shri V.K. Tripathi – Chairman & CEO, Railway Board visited the Unified Command & Control Centre (UCCC) at Divisional Railway Manager’s office, Mumbai Central o­n 1st May, 2022. 

  • He was accompanied by Shri Anil Kumar Lahoti, General Manager, Central Railway; Shri Prakash Butani, General Manager (In-charge), Western Railway, Principal Heads of the Departments, Divisional Railway Manager of Mumbai Central Division and other senior railway officials of WR.
  • According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, Shri V K Tripathi inspected the Unified Command & Control Centre thoroughly and appreciated the advanced technology. 
  • He also appreciated the functioning of the command centre which enables easy data collection, data monitoring and helps in taking real time decisions, improving safety and resource optimization. 
  • Thereafter, Shri Tripathi interacted with media representatives.Addressing the gathering, he said that Indian Railways is progressing at a fast pace and is contributing immensely in the development of the nation. 
  • IR have electrified 80% of the entire network and will soon accomplish the target of 100% Electrification. 
  • He also informed that IR achieved the highest ever performance in the previous financial year in terms ofNew Line, Gauge Conversion, Doubling, Electrification, etc.
  • IR also achieved 15% growth in freight loading in 2021 – 22 which is the highest ever growth in a financial year. 
  • He apprised that there is no paucity of funds & Indian Railways is getting full support from the Central Government to complete the projects.

Source: Western Railway- Press Release

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