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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SANITISATION OF STATIONS & OFFICES OF S E RAILWAY
Kolkata, March 26, 2020:
During the lockdown to prevent spread of COVID-19, South Eastern Railway has started the process to sanitise all railway stations over its jurisdiction one by one on war footing basis. All offices of SER are also being sanitised including offices which are open for uninterrupted freight movement to transport and supply essential commodities to different parts of the country. Bare minimum staff are kept on duty in control offices, stations and sheds who are specifically needed to make sure that the movement of freight trains carrying essential commodities does not suffer. Yesterday SER has loaded 93 freight trains which include coal for power generation sectors. Adequate health safety measures have been adopted for the staff called for duties to run freight trains of essential commodities. Staff who are specifically required to run freight trains are counselled to take proper safety precautions.
SER's hospitals are being developed further to combat with any adverse situation, if arises, due to COVID-19. Hand Sanitisers and Mask are made in house by SER at its different establishments to meet the demand of same for the safety of staff attendiing railway establishments during this crucial period.