ANNUAL REPORT

OF

COMMISSION OF RAILWAY SAFETY

2008-2009

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SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE

COMMISSION OF RAILWAY SAFETY

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

I.             Statutory                              (a)           Statutory inquiries               24 Nos.                 Chapter III

                inquiries of serious                            conducted by                                                       Para 3.2 and

                accidents as per                                  Commissioners                                                    Appendix  IV

                Sec. 114 of the                     (b)           Important Remarks &          92 Nos.                Appendix  IV                        Railways Act 1989                                Recommendations made                                  Para 3

                                                                                arising out of (a) above

                                                               

II.            Statutory                              (a)           New Lines                             578.905 Kms.      Chapter IV

                Inspections                                                                                                                           Para 4.1 & Appendix V

                of Lines by                           (b)           Diversions                                  4.360 Kms.      -do-

                Commissioners                                  

                before authorising             (c)           Doublings                                319.146  Kms.    -do-

                Passenger

                Services                                             (d)              Conversion of Gauge          1162.032 Kms.    -do-

                                               

                                                                (e)           Initiation of Electric              366.079 Kms.      -do-

                                                                                Traction

 

III.          Sanctions                              (a)           Sanctioning of  Proposals    3432 Nos.            Chapter IV

                accorded                                               involving execution                                             para 4.2.2

                by the                                                     of New Minor Works

                Commission                        

                                                                (b)           Condonation of                         27Nos.             Chapter IV

                                                                                cases involving                                                      Para 4.3

                                                                                infringements to

                                                                                Schedule of Dimensions

 

                                                                (c)           Sanctioning of cases                 24 Nos.            Chapter IV

                                                                                involving Movement of                                     Para 4.4

                                                                                Overdimensioned

                                                                                Consignments

 

                                                                (d)           Sanctioning cases                       205 Nos.         Chapter IV

                                                                                involving running of                                            Para 4.5

                                                                                new types of Rolling

                                                                                Stock on sections of

                                                                                railways where they

                                                                                were not in use

 

IV.          Proposals                             (a)           Applications for                         34 Nos.            Chapter IV

                recommended                                     condonation of                                                    Para 4.3

                by the Commission                            infringements to the

                to the                                                      Schedule of Dimensions

                Railway Board                  

                                                                (b)           Applications for the                   107 Nos.         Chapter IV

                                                                                running of new types                                          Para 4.5

                                                                                of rolling stock

 

V.            Inspections                           Periodic inspections                      11,451.515 Kms.        Chapter IV

                of Govt. Railways                                                                                                              Para 4.6                                

 

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CONTENTS

                                    CHAPTERS                                                                                 

I.       Functions and Organisation of the Commission                                  

 II.      Analysis of trends of accidents                                                          

 III.     Investigation into accidents                                                                

 IV.     Inspection and other field duties                                                        

 V.      Remarks on some important issues                                                    

     

APPENDICES

 I.       Circle Offices , their jurisdiction & Incumbency                     

          of officers in the Commission   

 II.      Commission of Railway Safety - History & Functions                        

 III.     Statutory Inquiries into Railway Accidents                                          

          - Rules, Procedure and Scope

 IV.     Brief details of serious railway accidents inquired                                

          into by the Commission of Railway Safety

 V.      List of New Railway Lines etc. authorised for                                     

          passenger traffic during 2005-2006

VI.    Rail accidents which were entrusted to the respective Railway

         Administration for Inquiry.

 VII.     Activities in regard to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation                   

 

 

 

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