Date of Post: 18 Sep, 2018
New Delhi: Unmanned level crossings on routes with the maximum permissible speed of 130 kmph and all suburban sections have been eliminated, a railway official said.
- As on April, there were 3,479 unmanned level crossings across the Indian railways network.
- 1,302 UMLCs have been eliminated till August and 2,177 still exist.
- 4 railway zones — central, eastern, south east central and west central — removed all UMLCs last year, while the Northeast Frontier Railway did so this year.
- The Indian Railways will eliminate all UMLCs by March 31, 2020, Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani had earlier said.
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