CRB closely watched and experienced first-hand the onerous task of patrolmen
Examined safety equipments, protective clothing, florocent jackets and passed important instructions
New Delhi: Chairman, Railway Board (CRB) Ashwani Lohani conducted cold weather night foot patrolling alongside patrolmen on Saterday-Sunday night on 6-7 January, alongside patrolmen on Delhi-Rewari section.
He walked down on track in full patrolling beat of 2kms+2kms in extremely cold weather conditions, shoulder to shoulder with patrolman and closely watched and experienced first-hand the onerous task of patrolmen.
He interacted with patrolmen and supervisers and examined their safety equipments, protective clothing, boots, florocent jackets and passed instructions that-
1. Instead of overcoats, good quality jackets be supplied preferably yearly as against overcoat once in 3 years;
2. Supplying good quality industrial boots by procurement, over and above the uniform allowance;
3. Supplying high intensity chargeable type torches and
4. LED type HS lamp instead of kerosene based lamps.