East Coast Railway (ECoR) general manager Manoj Sharma felicitated six railway employees for their outstanding performance and alertness while performing their duties.
Pointsman at Gorakhnath Station Ajit Bahira, G. Rambabu at Ichhapuram Station under Khurda Road Division and Jagannath Rana at Lanjigarh Road Station under Sambalpur Division along with track maintainer Prasanna Kumar Tripathy of Loisinga Station under Sambalpur Division and Madan Kumar Singh of Dhanmandal Station of Khurda Road Station were felicitated for detecting hot axle of running trains and averted major mishaps.
Apart from them, SK Mohapatra, senior section engineer working at Sambalpur Control received report of hot axle and took immediate action so that the train enroute was detained and a major mishap was prevented.
Felicitating the employees, Sharma said the hard work and alertness of Gangmen, Trolleymen, Gatemen, OHE Khalasis, and other maintenance cadres etc who are working hard day and night in East Coast Railway in difficult conditions to ensure safe running of trains deserve all the recognition.
He also appealed railwaymen to be sincere and to keep alertness while performing duty so that passengers and trains can be saved.
Additional general manager of ECoR Sharad Kumar Srivastava and other senior officials were present during the felicitation programme.