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Tag Archives: Railway level crossings

Railways launch solar powered gate signals

Implementing the resolution in the 2013-14 Railway budget, the Thiruvananthapuram railway division moved closer to running about 384 level crossing gates on solar power. The initiative is part of the railways’ plan to use renewable energy sources and environment-friendly energy conservation measures. The plan aims to eventually run 1,000 level crossings on solar power and would give the railways tax ...

Plan to close down level crossings in Kerala

In a bid to check the rising number of accidents at railway level crossings in Kerala and other states, the Railways has come up with a plan to close down the unmanned level crossings in Kerala and set up about 80 Railway Over Bridges in two years. Most of the unmanned crossings do not have adequate and trained personnel to ...

Safety top priority for Railways: Mukul Roy

The Minister of Railways Mukul Roy has emphasised on safety as the top priority for Railways. Speaking at a conference of General Managers for different railway zones, he said that a safety audit of the rolling stock, including production units and workshops would be conducted, and the audit committee would submit its report within three months. Accidents at unmanned level ...