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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