Unmanned Level Crossings Current Affairs, GK & News
International Level Crossing Awareness Day was observed by “South-Central Railway (SCR)” on June 10, 2021. Awareness programmes was conducted for public at level crossing gates. Highlights On the occasion, railway authorities took up operation to remove manned level crossings in phased manner by constructing Limited Height Subways (LHS), Road Under Bridges (RUBs) and Road Over ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: Indian Railways • International Level Crossing Awareness Day • Level Crossings • manned level crossings • South Central Railway • South Central Railway zone • South Coast Railway zone • Unmanned Level Crossings
The government has drawn up an ambitious plan to get rid of all manned level crossings preferably as a National Project. What is Level Crossing? A level crossing is an intersection of a railway line with a road or path, at the same level. In an unmanned level crossing, there would be no flagman or ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Indian Railway has eliminated all Unmanned Level Crossings (UMLCs) on Broad Gauge routes (rails separated by 1676 mm or 1.67m of distance) from 12 of its total 16 zones. These 12 zones are Central Railway, Eastern Railway, East Coast Railway, East Central Railway, North Eastern Railway, Southern Railway, North East Frontier Railway, South Central Railway, ..
Within the span of three months, three major rail accidents have taken place in the country resulting in the death of over 190 people: Indore-Patna Express derailment, Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailment and recent derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express. These incidents have highlighted the appalling safety record maintained by the Indian Railways. Railway Accidents Railway accidents are ..
Over the last 10 years, there has been a substantial rise in the rate of passenger casualties. For the three decades of 1965-96, the number of deaths in accidents remained mostly under 100, except for the occasional bad year. During the last decade things have turned grim. In nine out of the 10 years since ..
Topics: Unmanned Level Crossings