Discontinuance of 2nd Pantry Car from selected Rajdhani trains – non provision of accommodation for escorting staff on Mechanical, Electrical and S&T Departments
National Federation of India Railwaymen
3, Chelmsford Road, New Delhi – 110 055
The Member Traffic,
Sub: Discontinuance of 2nd Pantry Car from selected Rajdhani trains – non provision of accommodation for escorting staff of Mechanical, Electrical and S&T Departments-reg.
Ref: (i) NFIR’s PNM Item No. 47/2016.
(ii) Railway Board’s letter No. 2015/TG-III/645/8 dated 18/03/2016.
(iii) NFIR’s letter No. II/91/Part 2 dated 28/03/2016.
(iv) Railway Board’s letter No. 2016/TG-I/9/Pantry Car dated 29/03/2016.
(v) NFIR’s letter No. II/91 /Part 2 dated 02/04/2016, 25/04/2016 & 16/05/2017.
Kind attention of Railway Board (MT) is invited to the minutes of NFIR’s PNM meeting held on 13th/14th November, 2017, as reproduced below against Agenda Item No. 47/2016:-
“The position in respect of S&T and C&W staff regarding adequate availability of accommodation on Rajdhani Trains will be reviewed and finalized soon.”
The said Agenda Item of NFIR was again discussed with the Railway Board in the PNM meeting held on 10th/11* May, 2018, wherein it was assured that a clarification will be issued in the matter. But so far, no clarification has been issued till date.
NFIR, therefore, requests the Railway Board (MT) to kindly intervene and see that clarification is issued to the General Managers of Zonal Railways soon as per agreement reached in the PNM meeting duly endorsing copy to the Federation.
(Dr. M. Raghavaiah)