Assam: NFR Awarded two Railway Staff

Guwahati

Two railway staff namely Ritesh Kumar, Track Maintainer,  Bhotpatti and Nanda Kishore, Station Master, Altagram were awarded by Rajiv Rajvanshi, Principal Chief Engineer, NF Railway ( NFR ) for showing exceptional devotion towards duty.

On 12.01.18, Ritesh Kumar, Track Maintainer of Bhotpatti station working under Sr. Section Engineer/P-Way/Domohani, under Alipurduar Division, while performing duty as Gateman at Level Crossing gate no. NJ-9 between Maynaguri Road – New Changrabandha noticed wheel of wagon no – WRBCN 993205 of Up food grain was red. He immediately informed Station Master of New Changrabandha. The train was controlled at New Changrabandha. After checking by Loco Pilot & Guard the wagon no-WRBCN 993205 was detected Hot Axle and detached at New Changrabandha. Thus, a probable mishap was averted.

In recognition of his meritorious service for preventing accident he was awarded a cash award of Rs.2, 000/- (Rupees Two thousand only) alongwith a certificate by General Manager, N.F. Railway.

Nanda Kishore, Station Master of Altagram station under Alipurduar Division, while performing duty on 06.11.2017 noticed smoke coming out from wheel of 15636 Dn during through passing over Altagram station. He immediately reported the matter to Station Master of Betgara station and Divisional control. The train was controlled at Maynaguri station. Brake binding was detected and released by Loco Pilot & Guard.  Thus, a probable mishap was averted.

In recognition of his meritorious service for preventing accident he was awarded a cash award of Rs.2, 500/- (Rupees Two thousand five hundred only) alongwith a certificate by General Manager, N.F. Railway.

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