Railway guards get tablet PCs, trolley bags

THE HANS INDIA |   Nov 09,2018 , 06:25 AM IST

Railway guards get tablet PCs, trolley bags
Hyderabad: Vinod Kumar Yadav, the General Manager, South Central Railway (SCR) inaugurated and handed over the newly introduced tablet PCs and modern trolley bags to guards for the first time on South Central Railway on Thursday at Secunderabad Railway Station. The General Manager stated that the introduction of Tablet PC and Trolley Bag will unburden the Guards and help them for smooth working. The informative material provided in the Tablet PCs which are loaded with Working Time Table, General and Service Rules, Accident Manual etc.

Vinod Kumar Yadav handed over the Tablet PC & trolley bag to the working guard of Train No.12285 Secunderabad-Hazart Nizamuddin Duronto Express along with other five senior most Guards of Secunderabad Division. The trolley bags will be easy to carry, less weight and also now guards will save lot of time as they need to wait for their line box to be delivered by box boys. The Tablet PCs containing informative material will be definitely useful for ready reference while working opined H Kamalakar Rao, a mail/express guard. D Ranga Rao, another guard, stated that there would be drastic reduction in waiting time as they would no longer have to wait for line boxes to be brought by box boys earlier. 

A total of 236 trolley bags have been procured in the first phase to supply for the first time on South Central Railway by Secunderabad Division. The trolley bag contains one Tablet PC-preloaded with PDF copy of working time table and rules book, one HS Lamp; 2 Red and 1 Green Flags; one Tail Lamp; one Tail Board with pouch; First-aid-Box in plastic pouch; 10 detonators in a tin box with a certificate; 2 pad locks; carriage keys; universal key for opening and closing Guard’s compartment of SLR; two plastic sticks are provided for flags and one plastic folder to keep 4 to 5 foils of rough journal, Guards Certificate and Complaint book. Each bag costs around 17,500/- inclusive of above material. 

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