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SCR on Safety Mission Mode to “Eliminate All Unmanned Level Crossings” Safety took a leap forward on South Central Railway with remarkable progress in the elimination of Unmanned Level Crossings by according top priority to fulfill the object of Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Railways. As part of the same, the Hyderabad Division of South Central Railway has eliminated all Unmanned Level Crossings (UMLC) on all routes in its jurisdiction with completion of Road Under Bridge at the last UMLC on 25th May 2018. Secunderabad and Vijayawada divisions have already achieved the target by eliminating all the UMLCs. With these achievements entire Telangana and most of Andhra Pradesh states have become safe regions regarding safety at UMLCs. In order to provide enhanced safety and avoid loss of human lives due to accidents at UMLCs, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway focused on elimination of all Unmanned Level Crossings over the Zone. He took up the task with elaborate plan and meticulous approach to complete the mission. In accordance with these directions, a record number of 60 UMLCs has been eliminated over the zone in the two months period of current financial year. The Zone has also prepared a road map to eliminate remaining 87 UMLCs over the jurisdiction by September, 2018 with the encouragement provided by General Manager. South Central Railway also eliminated 137 UMLCs during the financial year 2017-18 through various measures like Manning the gates, Construction of Road Under Bridges/ Limited Height Subways and by Diversion of road traffic. M. Umashankar Kumar Chief Public Relations Officer South Central Railway

SCR eliminates 60 UMLCs in two months

The SCR general manager assures that the remaining 87 unmanned level crossings would be eliminated by the end of 2018...