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Railway Safety<br />An overview of the inherent safety systems less known to the public<br />
Some Key Statistics, 2010<br /><ul><li>FIRST TRAIN BETWEEN  Bori Bandar and Thane on 16-04-1853  (34 kms)</li></ul>       ...
Route kilometers 				64,215 kms
Track kilometers				1,14,000 kms.
Number of stations 				7,500
Number of passenger trains per day		9,000
Number of freight trains per day		5,700
Number of passengers per day			13 millions
Freight carried per day				2.8 million tonnes</li></li></ul><li>Statistics …. contd<br />Number of level crossings 				38,...
Net income 					9,595 crores
Number of railway zones			17
Number of bridges				1,20,000
Employees (A-8566+B-8285+C-9,04,696+D-4,39,972)	13.61 lakhs
Number of passenger coaches			60,000
Number of freight wagons			2,40,000</li></li></ul><li>CITIZEN’s CHARTER<br />This charter is a commitment of the Indian Ra...
MAIN TYPES OF ACCIDENTS<br />DERAILMENTS   (major percentage)<br />COLLISIONS<br />LEVEL CROSSINGS<br />SABOTAGE<br />FIRE...
NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS<br />
DETAILS OF CASUALTIESKILLED AND INJURED<br />
Commission of Railway safety<br />One CCRS at Lucknow and 9 other CRSs working under the Ministry of Civil Aviation. <br /...
SAFETY ORGANISATION<br />DSO AT DIVISION LEVEL (under DRM) <br />CSO AT HEADQUARTERS (under GM)<br />SAFETY DIRECTORATE AT...
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  1. 1. Railway Safety<br />An overview of the inherent safety systems less known to the public<br />
  2. 2. Some Key Statistics, 2010<br /><ul><li>FIRST TRAIN BETWEEN Bori Bandar and Thane on 16-04-1853 (34 kms)</li></ul> AT 3:35 PM with 21 gun salute. Journey: 1hr 15minutes.<br /> Actually the real first passenger train in India trial run was on 18-11-1952.<br /><ul><li>Nationalization of railways (42 rail systems) was done In 1951
  3. 3. Route kilometers 64,215 kms
  4. 4. Track kilometers 1,14,000 kms.
  5. 5. Number of stations 7,500
  6. 6. Number of passenger trains per day 9,000
  7. 7. Number of freight trains per day 5,700
  8. 8. Number of passengers per day 13 millions
  9. 9. Freight carried per day 2.8 million tonnes</li></li></ul><li>Statistics …. contd<br />Number of level crossings 38,000<br />Number of locomotives (42+5022+3825) 8,889<br />Route length electrified 20,014 kms<br />Number of railway divisions 67<br />Number of production units 6<br />Staff cost per year 51,236 CRORES<br />Computerized ticketing was started 1987<br />Entire system on line by 1995<br />Number of computerized reservation centers 2386<br /><ul><li>CAPITAL AT CHARGE 1,23,000 CRORES.</li></li></ul><li>STATISTICS …CONTD….<br /><ul><li>Revenue 98,000 crores
  10. 10. Net income 9,595 crores
  11. 11. Number of railway zones 17
  12. 12. Number of bridges 1,20,000
  13. 13. Employees (A-8566+B-8285+C-9,04,696+D-4,39,972) 13.61 lakhs
  14. 14. Number of passenger coaches 60,000
  15. 15. Number of freight wagons 2,40,000</li></li></ul><li>CITIZEN’s CHARTER<br />This charter is a commitment of the Indian Railways administration to:<br />Provide safe and dependable train services<br />Set notified standards for various services wherever possible<br />Provide courteous and efficient counter services<br />Provide responsive and effective grievance redressal machinery at various levels for time bound resolution of complaints and grievances as far as possible.<br />
  16. 16. MAIN TYPES OF ACCIDENTS<br />DERAILMENTS (major percentage)<br />COLLISIONS<br />LEVEL CROSSINGS<br />SABOTAGE<br />FIRE<br />MISCELLANEOUS<br />
  17. 17. NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS<br />
  18. 18. DETAILS OF CASUALTIESKILLED AND INJURED<br />
  19. 19. Commission of Railway safety<br />One CCRS at Lucknow and 9 other CRSs working under the Ministry of Civil Aviation. <br />Commission’s Principal functions are:<br />1. Inspection of new railway lines prior to authorisation for passenger traffic.<br />2. Periodical inspection of open lines or of any rolling stock<br />3. Approval of new works and renewels affecting passenger carrying trains.<br />4. Inquiry under the Railway Act 1989 into the cause of any accident on a railway.<br />5. General advice on matters concerning safety in train operations.<br />Railway should send intimation of serious accidents to the CRS <br />
  20. 20. SAFETY ORGANISATION<br />DSO AT DIVISION LEVEL (under DRM) <br />CSO AT HEADQUARTERS (under GM)<br />SAFETY DIRECTORATE AT BOARD LEVEL<br />IMPOSITION OF MINIMUM PUNISHMENTS PRESCRIBED FOR EACH TYPE OF ACCIDENTS/FAILURES ARE ENSURED.<br /> ENSURE STAFF ARE SENT FOR PERIODICAL TRAININGS AS PRESCRIBED<br />
  21. 21. DEPARTMENTS INVOLVED IN SAFETY OF RUNNING TRAINS<br />Civil engineering<br />Mechanical engineering<br />Electrical engineering<br />Signal engineering<br />Operating department<br />
  22. 22. CIVIL ENGINEERING STAFF AND THEIR DUTIES<br />Maintenance of track (USFD, LWR, PSC, MACHINE MAINTENANCE, TRCs, Foot plate inspections)<br />TRACKMEN, KEYMEN, GANG (DTM UNIT)<br />DAY PATROLLING<br />HOT weather patrolling<br />NIGHT/MONSOON PATROLLING<br />SECURITY PATROLLING<br />EMERGENCY PROTECTION OF TRACK<br />
  23. 23. CIVIL ENGG… CONTD….<br />SE PUSH TROLLEY, FOOT PLATE INSPNS. AS PER SCHEDULES<br />SSE DO<br />ADEN DO<br />Sr.DEN DO<br />CE MOTOR TROLLEY/INSPECTION CARRIAGE<br />GM ACCOMPANIED BY ALL PHODs ONCE IN 2 YEARS<br />ULTRASONIC TESTING OF RAILS AND WELDED JOINTS.<br />MEDICAL EXAMINATION A-3<br />
  24. 24. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING<br />DRIVERS (MEDICAL, BREATHLYSER TEST AND REST BEFORE DUTY, RUNNING ROOM FACILITIES, STANDING) <br />COACH MAINTENANCE, PRIMARY/SECONDARY AND POH, END COACHES, VACUUM, <br />LOCO MAINTENANCE, SCHEDULES <br />PERIODICAL ULTRASONIC TESTING OF WHEELS <br />MEDICAL EXAMINATION A-1 (COLOUR BLIND?)<br />
  25. 25. ELECTRICAL ENGG<br />LOCO MAINTENANCE, SCHEDULES AND POH<br />SHORT CIRCUITS CAUSING FIRE<br />ACCIDENTS, TRIPPING OF 11KV IMMEDIATELY<br />TRACTION CONTROL (ALL SECTIONS POWER CAN BE CCONTROLLED)<br />MEDICAL EXAMINATION A-1 <br />
  26. 26. OPERATING DEPARTMENT<br />STATION MASTERS, LINE CLEAR, VERIFY BEFORE CLEARING SIGNALS, EXCHANGE SIGNALS,<br />GUARDS, EXCHANGE SIGNALS, PROTECTION, VACUUM<br />PORTERS, EXCHANAGE SIGNALS,<br />INTERLOCKING FAILURES, CLAMPING OF PONTS<br />UNUSUAL OCUURANCES,<br />TOTAL FAILURE OF COMMUNICATION<br />SINGLE LINE WORKING ON DOUBLE LINE<br />MEDICAL EXAMIONATION A-2<br />
  27. 27. SIGNAL&TELECOM ENGG.<br />TRACK CIRCUITING/AXLE COUNTERS TO AVOID COLLISIONS<br />BLOCK INSTRUMENTS AND INTERLOCKING<br />COMMUNICATION WALKIE TALKIES SATELLITE <br />SIGNAL FAILURES<br />CONTINUOUS COMMUNICATION BETWEEN DRIVER, GUARD & STATION MASTER THROUGH WALKIE-TALKIES.<br />MAINTENANCE OF EMERGENCY PHONE SOCKETS PROVIDED AT 1 KM INTERVALS FOR USE BY GUARDS WHEN NECESSARY<br />MEDICAL EXAMINATION A-2<br />
  28. 28. ACCIDENTS GENERAL<br />SIREN CALLS AT DIVISIONAL OFFICE, LOCO SHED & HEADQUARTERS<br />ART TO LEAVE WITHIN 30 MINUTES<br />MEDICAL RELIEF VAN FIRST TO LEAVE IMMEDIATELY<br />BREAKDOWN STAFF ARE NOMINATED<br />TIME SCHEDULE FIXED AND ENQUIRIES ARE CONDUCTED. <br />MINIMUM PUNISHMENTS PRESCRIBED ARE IMPOSED<br />DERAILMENTS DUE TO COMBINATION OF FACTORS<br />ACTION IS INVARIABLY TAKEN ON ALL PUBLIC COMPLAINTS ABOUT SAFETY OR GENERAL AND SUITABLE ACTION IS TAKEN INCLUDING PUNISHMENTS OF STAFF RESPONSIBLE.<br />
  29. 29. GENERAL CONTD….<br />PUNISHMENTS NOW UP TO HIGHER LEVELS<br />TRAINING INFRASTRUCTURE IMPORVED<br />DRIVERS JOB EVEN WITHOUT TOILET FACILITY<br />POLICE ALSO FILE COURT CASES ON NEGLIGENT EMPLOYEES<br />THE CAUSE IN LARGE NUMBER OF CCEDENTS IS HUMAN FAILURE AND EFFORTS ARE CONTINUOUSLY MADE BY THE RAILWAYS TO MINIMISE THESE FAILURES. THE TREND OF THE ACCIDENTS CLEARLY INDICATES THIS. <br />
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