Date Of Post: 15 Mar, 2018
Kolkata: The South Eastern Railway (SER) has surpassed the track renewal target for 2017-18 before the end of this fiscal, an SER spokesman said. The spokesman said, the zonal railway has completed 506 km of track renewal, while the target for the entire 2017-18 fiscal was 480 km.
- The total expenditure on track renewal up to January 2018 stands at Rs 380.45 crore as compared to Rs 266.73 crore in the corresponding period of the last fiscal.
- SER spokesman Sanjoy Ghosh said,”Due to a number of steps taken in the recent past to ensure better safety measures, the number of asset failure has reduced substantially during the period from April 2017 to February 2018.”
- Ghosh added,”SER has adopted latest technology by providing GPS tracker to the patrol men for track safety, in order to facilitate quick response in case of unsafe situation and proper monitoring of patrolling.”
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