GUWAHATI, July 10: Reaching a step closure to the target of Indian Railways for the elimination of un-manned level crossing gates Tinsukia Division of NF Railway has eliminated all un-manned level crossing gates with continuous and focussed efforts. It is the first division of NF Railway to eliminate all un-manned level crossing gates.
It can be mentioned here that un-manned Level crossing gates are potential threat and prone to accidents at any point of time. Railway Board has issued instructions to all Zonal Railways to eliminate all un-manned level crossing gates to ensure better safety in train running. The un-manned gates are eliminated by providing gateman, by constructing LHS (Limited Height Subways) or by direct closure by taking necessary NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the concerned District Administration.
There were total 258 Level Crossing gates in Tinsukia Division. All of which are now manned.