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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
S E RAILWAY ELIMINATES ALL UNMANNED LEVEL CROSSINGS
IN ITS JURISDICTION BEFORE TARGET DATE
Kolkata, 27th September, 2018:
As the fifth Zonal Railway in the country, South Eastern Railway has touched the milestone of eliminating all Unmanned Level Crossings over its jurisdiction. This Railway has eliminated all Unmanned Level Crossings in its network before the target date. The target date fixed by Railway Board for elimination of Unmanned Level Crossings is 30th September, 2018 and South Eastern Railway has achieved the target within 25th September, 2018. This will not only ensure punctuality and safety in train operations but also will be of immense benefit to the road users.
At the beginning of this financial year, there were altogether 149 Unmanned Level Crossings in S.E.Railway in its 4 divisions viz. Adra, Chakradharpur, Kharagpur and Ranchi. South Eastern Railway has eliminated all the Unmanned Level Crossings in its network within 25th September, 2018. Out of the total 149 Unmanned Level Crossings, 116 Level Crossings have been Manned while Limited Height Subways have been constructed at 26 locations. The rest have been eliminated either through Diversion of Traffic or closure.