NF Railway general manager visits Badarpur, Silchar railway stations; takes stock of infrastructure and amenities
The general manager of the Northeast Frontier Railway Sanjiv Roy, on Friday, inspected Badarpur railway station and Silchar railway station in southern Assam’s Barak Valley and took stock of their infrastructure and other amenities.
Around 2 pm this afternoon, Roy reached Badarpur railway station, around 30km from Silchar, on a special train. Thereafter, he inspected the railway station amidst the presence of the Northeast Frontier Railway’s divisional railway manager Ashish Sharma and some other railway officials. Roy inspected different office rooms and different roads nearby rail-crossings.
Later, a representative team of the Mazdoor Union met Roy and submitted a memorandum to him seeking fulfillment of various demands including an arrangement of traveling passes for retired railway employees, setting up of pit line for examining goods and proper medical facilities for railway workers among others.
In response, Roy assured them that he would look into the matter and necessary steps would be taken soon.
Eventually, he reached Silchar and carried out an inspection in the railway station. He spoke to railway officials and learnt about various problems related to infrastructure.
Roy, who visited Barak Valley for the first time after taking charge as the general manager of the Northeast Frontier Railway, said steps would be initiated to resolve all the issues in the railway station and ensure that commuters receive improved facilities.