Thiruvananthapuram: Divisional Railway Manager, Southern Railway, S.Vijayakumaran on Monday urged railway personnel to focus on safe running of trains.
Addressing a special safety meeting at the Railway Divisional Office here in connection with the distribution of accident-free service awards to retired railway employees, he stressed the need to eliminate human error in the operation of train services.
Mr.Vijayakumaran called on the railway staff including drivers, stationmasters, switchmen, pointsmen and cabinmen to focus on safe operation of trains.
As many as 24 staff belonging to various categories like drivers and traffic personnel were awarded for their efforts in maintaining accident-free record. A total amount of Rs.3.5 lakh was distributed to the staff. Senior Divisional Safety Officer Narendra Kumar hailed the performance of the staff.