Divisional Superintendent Railways Karachi Muhammad Hanif Gul conducted 50 kilometres long inspection of railway track from Cantonment station to Gaddar station on motor trolly on Wednesday. He was accompanied by the relevant divisional engineers and civil engineering staff.
Inspection on motor trolley is conducted at a speed of 10-15 kilomteres per hour and it occupies the fundamental position in assessing the safety and fitness of railways’ track in different perspectives that primarily include: condition of rails and ballast, curves and bridges, alignment and joints, rough running and other related aspects.
The divisional superintendent also visited the en route railways infrastructure at Drigh Road, Drigh Colony, Malir halt, Malir Colony, Landhi, Bin Qasim, Jumma Goth, Badal Nala and Gaddar stations and examined the office record there.
“Providing safe and secure journey to the passengers remains the top most priority of Pakistan Railways and all the divisional officers must ensure the provision of the same in their domain” directed the divisional superintendent.