Shri V.K. Tripathi, GM, North Central Railway inspects various railway sections and connectivity of logistics park at Bhimsen station with Dedicated Freight Corridor

Shri V K Tripathi, General Manager North Central Railway and North Eastern Railway during his two days visit to Jhansi Division started his inspection from Bhimsen station of Bhimsen-Jhansi section. Shri Tripathi reviewed the layout plan of the proposed Logistic Park at Bhimsen station. 

  • He also inspected and discussed the connectivity of the logistics park with the upcoming Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC). 
  • Apart from this, there was a detailed discussion about systematic development at Bhimsen station. 
  • After departing from Bhimsen station, the GM inspected Malasa-Pukhrayan-Chaunrah-Kalpi-Usargaon section and Parauna-Erich Road-Moth-Nandkhas sections. 
  • He inspected the progress of doubling work of the section through the rear window of the inspection carriage.
  • After reaching Jhansi, Shri Tripathi along with the Divisional Railway Manager Shri Sandeep Mathur reviewed the o­ngoing projects of Jhansi Division. 
  • He expressed satisfaction over the progress of o­ngoing passenger amenities works.
  • After the meeting, the General Manager met with the office bearers of the union and association and discussed various important issues for the welfare of the employees.
  • The General Manager also met the media persons of Jhansi Division and briefed them regarding progress of works related to passenger facilities. 
  • He informed the media that the doubling work of Jhansi-Kanpur railway section would be completed by June 2022. 
  • He also shared the good news of sanctioning the work of construction of ROB at level crossing gate number 117 (on Jhansi-Gwalior road route).

Window trailing inspection:

  • After that, Shri Tripathi left for the window trailing inspection of Jhansi-Lalitpur section as per his schedule. 
  • After reaching Lalitpur station, he took stock of the o­ngoing projects and saw the works related to the third line. 
  • He inspected the passenger facilities. 
  • Later he reached Khajuraho station.
  • It is to be informed that Window-trailing inspection is a specialized inspection in the Indian Railways in which the track and its surrounding installations like signals, OHE, platforms etc are inspected from the rear window of an inspection car attached to a moving train. 
  • During the inspection, important parameters were observed by the General Manager include:
    • Cleanliness and overall condition of stations falling en-route
    • Riding quality of the train-especially o­n points and crossings
    • Improvement in Track Geometry Index (TGI)
    • OHE status
    • Jhansi-Kanpur doubling and Jhansi-Lalitpur third line construction and electrification work
    • Condition of level crossing gates en-route
  • During the inspection, General Manager directed the Divisional Railway Manager, Jhansi that:
    • Scrap lying along the tracks should be removed.
    • Action should be taken against the trace passers by identifying the locations of trace passing.
    • Improved level of maintenance of switch expansion joints, points, crossings and yards to be ascertained to improve riding quality and safety.
  • During the window trailing inspection, Shri Dinesh Verma, Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Operations), Shri Amit Sengar, Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Technical), Shri Deepak Nigam, Chief Workshop Manager (CMLR) and Shri R D Maurya, Chief Workshop Manager (Wagon Repair Workshop) along with and other senior officers of the division were present. 

Source: North Central Railway-Press Release