Trivandrum: John Thomas IRSEE, General Manager, Southern Railway conducted an inspection of Tirunelveli – Nagercoil – Thiruvananthapuram section today, the 22nd November, 2019. The inspection team comprised of the General Manager, Divisional Railway Manager Thiruvananthapuram Division, Principal Heads of Departments of Southern Railway and other divisional officers.
During his inspection of the Tirunelveli – Sengulam section, the general manager inspected Non-interlocked LC Gate at Sengulam. He interacted with the Gang Staff and motivated them by declaring awards. The General Manager and team inspected LC No.116 between Tirunelveli and Sengulam; Nanguneri railway station, Railway Quarters and Traction sub-station; A major bridge between Nanguneri and Valliyur railway station; Track points and crossings at Valliyur; Tunnel at Kulitturai – Prassalla section and Railway station & relay room at Nemam.
As part of Southern Railway’s Green Initiative project, Rooftop Solar Power Plants were inaugurated at Nanguneri and Valliyur Railway Stations. A restroom for engineering staff, fully powered by Solar Power was also inaugurated in Tirunelveli – Sengulam section during the inspection. A Training Coach, with advanced technology for training has been inaugurated by the GM at Thiruvananthapuram central.
During the course of the inspection, General Manager interacted with Passenger Associations, Media and Commuters at various railway stations. He appreciated the effort of employees for their dedication in ensuring safe train operations and for their contribution towards the upkeep of workplaces and railway stations.