SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
FIRST WOMAN OF S.E.RAILWAY TO RUN EMU LOCAL TRAIN
Kolkata, 26th October, 2023:
Mrs. Dipanwita Das made history as the first Motor-woman of South Eastern Railway to run Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) train services on 25.10.2023. She had added a new feather in the crown of South Eastern Railway's success. She has created a new history in empowering women workers. In the first time of SER, a woman driver drove a local train in this zone.
South Eastern Railway has moved past the glorious past of putting women in the driver's seat of mail, express and goods trains. This time the responsibility of the South Eastern Railway’s EMU or local train has been handed over to the female driver. After achieving successful running of more than 1 lakh 10 thousand kilometers of experience as a train driver during her 20 years of relentless and dedicated service, Mrs. Dipanwita Das has now been qualified as a local train driver. South Eastern Railway is always trying to empower women employees. The dedicated performance of Mrs. Dipanwita Das will indeed inspire girls in the society in coming days.
On 25th October, 2023 Mrs. Dipanwita Das took charge of 38806 Midnapur-Howrah EMU Local at 06:20 hrs from Midnapur Station and in the return direction 38815 Howrah-Midnapur EMU Local at 10:30 hrs from Howrah Station as Motor-woman.