Commission of Railway Safety

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BRIDGE NO. 541 IN KALKA- SHIMLA RAIL SECTION OF NORTHERN RAILWAY

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     The Commission of Railway Safety, working under the administrative control of  the  Ministry  of  Civil  Aviation  of    the  Government of  India,  deals with matters pertaining to safety of rail travel and  train operation  and  is charged with  certain  statutory  functions  as laid  down  in the Railways Act (1989), which are of an inspectorial,   investigatory  &  advisory  nature.   The Commission functions according to certain rules viz. Statutory investigation into accidents rules  framed  under  the  Railways Act  and executive instructions issued from time to time.  The most important duties of the Commission is to ensure that any new Railway line to be opened for passenger traffic should conform to the standards and specifications prescribed by the Ministry of Railways and the new line is safe in all respects for carrying of passenger  traffic. This is also applicable to other works such as gauge conversion, doubling of lines and electrification of existing lines. Commission also conducts statutory inquiry into serious train accidents occurring on the Indian Railways and makes recommendations for improving safety on the Railways in India.

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PRELIMINARY REPORTS

 Ashok Marg, NE Railway compound , Lucknow- 226001.  Telephone No. 0522-2233108, Fax. No. 0522-2233095, e-mail chiefcom@sancharnet.in.  See  DISCLAIMER

 Composed & Created by Sh. Veer Narayan , Ex. Deputy Commissioner Of Railway Safety (General) for Commission of Railway Safety