Shri John Thomas , General Manager, Southern Railway conducted inspection Palakkad Division and reviewed the Division’s performance. The inspection team comprised of the General Manager, Divisional Railway Manager, Palakkad Division, Principal Heads of Departments of Southern Railway and other divisional officers.
During his inspection of Palakkad – Pollachi section and Palakkad – Shoranur- Nilambur section, General manager inspected Running Rooms, Crew Lobby and passenger amenities at Palakkad Junction. He also visited an Exhibition of Rajbhasha activities and Alternative materials to plastic. General Manager inspected a major bridge, Level Crossing, curves in Palakkad – Pollachi section. A heritage Crane was unveiled at Pollachi station. General Manager also dedicated the Water Supply from the newly renovated Chathurakulam pond at Palakkad.
General Manager conducted a speed trial between Palakkad and Ottapalam station. He inspected Traction Substation, Accident Relief Train and Gang rooms at Shoranur. He inspected the revamped Angadipuram station. A Steel Girder Bridge and Level Crossing was also inspected in Shoranur – Nilambur section. Nilambur station was also inspected.
During the course of inspection, General Manager interacted with Passenger Associations, Media and Commuters at various railway stations. He interacted with Gang Staff, Gate Keepers and other frontline staff and appreciated the efforts of employees for their dedication in ensuring safe train operations and upkeep of Railway Stations.