GUWAHATI, Sept 13: NF Railway has taken a quantum jump towards safety on September 12 by eliminating all Unmanned Level Crossings through various means. As on April 1, total 151 Unmanned Level Crossings elimination were planned and despite very stiff target and ongoing monsoon, all 151 Unmanned Level Crossings have been eliminated. Out of the total 151 numbers eliminated, were 136 Unmanned Level Crossings eliminated by Manning, 10 Unmanned level Crossings were eliminated by construction of Road Under Bridge and 5 Unmanned Level Crossings eliminated by direct closing.
It is to be mentioned that under the direction of Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal all the zones were to eliminate unmanned level crossing by March 31, 2019. By Wednesday’s feat N.F. Railway becomes one of the 1st railways to achieve this target ahead of the stipulated time.