Nine Railway staff of NFR awarded for exceptional devotion towards duty

MALIGAON: Nine railway staff namely Shri Abhay Kr. Mishra, Loco Pilot / Goods / Alipurduar Jn, Shri Avinash Atal, Sr. Asst. Loco Pilot / Alipurduar Jn, Shri Moti Harizan, Sr. Technician / Carriage & Wagon / New Jalpaiguri, Shri Birendra Kr. Sivam, Helper / Carriage & Wagon / New Jalpaiguri, Amit Kumar, Trackman / Hatwar , Jitendra Kumar, Trackman / Hatwar, Shri Ravi Ranjan Kumar, Trackman / Azamnagar, Shri Kaushal Yadav, Trackman / Nijbari and Shri Raj Kumar Yadav, Trackman / Nijbari, were awarded by Shri Sanjive Roy, General Manager, N.F. Railway for showing exceptional alertness and devotion towards duty during the month of June.

On 25.06.2018, Shri Abhay Kr. Mishra, Loco Pilot / Goods / Alipurduar Jn and Shri Avinash Atal, Sr. Asst. Loco Pilot / Alipurduar Jn while working on 55753 up felt jerk at km 220 / 7-8 at around 04.28 hrs near bridge no – 394 between Fakiragram and Kokrajhar. They immediately informed the Station Master who inturn informed the sectional engineer incharge. The engineer on inspection of the site found sudden settlement of embankment and imposed speed restriction for train movement. Thus possible mishaps were averted due to their alertness.

On 17.06.2018, Shri Kaushal Yadav, Trackman / Nijbari and Shri Raj Kumar Yadav, Trackman / Nijbari while performing patrolling duty detected a rail fracture at km 16 / 3-4 on up line between Chatterhat and Nijbari section at about 05.55 hrs. They immediately protected the track and informed all concerned. Thus a possible mishap was averted.

On 14.06.2018, Shri Ravi Ranjan Kumar, Trackman / Azamnagar wile going to join duty as gateman detected a rail fracture at km 157 / 2-3 on up line between Chatterhat and Nijbari section at about 05.55 hrs. He informed all concerned. Sectional engineer attended the site and emergency repairing done. Thus a possible mishap was averted.

On 06.06.2018, Amit Kumar, Trackman / Hatwar and Jitendra Kumar, Trackman / Hatwar while performing patrolling duty detected a tongue rail fracture at km 96 / 0-1 on up line between Kanki and Hatwar section at about 21.05 hrs. They immediately protected the track, informed all concerned and managed to repair the track emergently. Thus a possible mishap was averted.

On 03.06.2018, Shri Moti Harizan, Sr. Technician / Carriage & Wagon / New Jalpaiguri and Shri Birendra Kr. Sivam, Helper / Carriage & Wagon / New Jalpaiguri while performing rolling in examination duty at New Jalpaiguri Yard detected 2 numbers side bearer coil spring in broken condition in wagon no 35431500188 of train no DN MSTB Auto Link. The said wagon was marked as sick and detached. Thus a possible mishap was averted.

In recognition of their meritorious service for preventing mishaps/accident all of them were awarded with a cash award of Rs.2, 500/- (Rupees Two thousand five hundred only) each alongwith a certificate by General Manager, N.F. Railway.

Photo captions of the photos attached:

  1. Shri Avinash Atal, Sr. Asst. Loco Pilot receiving award from the General Manager.
  2. Shri Moti Harizan, Sr. Technician, receiving award from the General Manager.
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