ANNUAL REPORT

OF

COMMISSION OF RAILWAY SAFETY

2005-2006

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SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE

COMMISSION OF RAILWAY SAFETY

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

I.              Statutory                               (a)           Statutory inquiries                         23 Nos.        

                inquiries of serious                            conducted by                                                      

                accidents as per                                   Commissioners                                                    

                Sec. 114 of the                     (b)           Important Remarks &                  133 Nos.        

             Railways Act 1989                                Recommendations made         

                                                                                arising out of (a) above

                                                               

II.            Statutory                               (a)           New Lines                             185.454 Kms.       

                Inspections                                                                                                                          

                of Lines by                            (b)           Diversions                                  9.600 Kms.       

                Commissioners                                  

                before authorising              (c)           Doublings                             249.756 Kms.       

                Passenger

                Services                                (d)        Conversion of Gauge              721.803 Kms.      

                                               

                                                                (e)       Initiation of Electric              598.695 Kms.

                                                                            Traction

 

III.           Sanctions                              (a)           Sanctioning of  Proposals       3341 Nos.         

                accorded                                                involving execution                                            

                by the                                                     of New Minor Works

                Commission                        

                                                                (b)           Condonation of                                4 Nos.        

                                                                                cases involving                                                     

                                                                                infringements to

                                                                                Schedule of Dimensions

 

                                                                (c)           Sanctioning of cases                      22 Nos.       

                                                                                involving Movement of                                     

                                                                                Overdimensioned

                                                                                Consignments

 

                                                                (d)           Sanctioning cases                         165Nos.       

                                                                                involving running of                                          

                                                                                new types of Rolling

                                                                                Stock on sections of

                                                                                railways where they

                                                                                were not in use

 

IV.           Proposals                              (a)           Applications for                            27 Nos.         

                recommended                                       condonation of                                                    

                by the Commission                              infringements to the

                to the                                                      Schedule of Dimensions

                Railway Board                     

                                                                (b)           Applications for the                     15 Nos.         

                                                                                running of new types                                         

                                                                                of rolling stock

 

V.            Inspections                           Periodic inspections                    13536.72 Kms.           

                of Govt. Railways                                                                                                                               

 

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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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