General Manager, Southern Railway conducts Annual Inspection in Tiruchchirappalli Division 



Shri John Thomas, General Manager, Southern Railway conducted annual inspection at major and minor stations of Tiruchchirappalli Division and reviewed the Division’s performance. Shri Ajay Kumar, Divisional Railway Manager of  Tiruchchirappalli Division, Principal Heads of Departments, other officers and staff accompanied the General Manager during the inspection.

Shri John Thomas, General Manager, Southern Railway inspecting the tools and plants displayed at Ariyalur station during the Annual Inspection

Shri John Thomas, inspected Vriddhachalam railway station and inaugurated the Platform Station Master’s Office in Platform 3&4. He also inspected the Railway Colony, Traffic Interlocked level crossing gate No.169 at the Vriddhachalam railway station Yard.

In Talanallur – Ichchangadu section, inspected major bridge No.181 on Vellar river and also conducted speed trial between Ichchangadu and Ariyalur Station. He interacted with Gang staffs at Pennadam. In Sillakkudi – Kallagam, inspected manned Non-Interlocked level crossing gate No.205 and Minor bridge No.267. In  Pullambadi – Lalgudi section inspected curve No.30 and provision of video camera surveillance system at Non-interlocked level crossing gate No.217.

Shri John Thomas, General Manager, Southern Railway interacting with the Gang staff

At Ariyalur, General Manager inaugurated the Station Master’s office and an exhibition by Mechanical/Signal/Safety departments at the station. At Srirangam, GM inspected railway station and Health Unit.

At Tiruchchirappalli Junction, General Manager inspected the IRCTC Retiring Room Phase II and inaugurated the New Meeting Room at the Division Office. He also inspected the railway station, Station Redevelopment works and the Running Room.

Shri John Thomas, General Manager, Receiving the representaions from the Passenger Associaition members during the course of Inspection at Vriddhachalam station

Shri John Thomas also addressed the Press and Media at Vriddhachalam, Ariyalur and Tiruchchirappalli Railway station and detailed about the developments taking place in Tiruchchirappalli Division and progress of various projects in the region.  General Manager interacted with Passenger Associations and commuters at various railway stations and received their representations.

During the course of inspection, General Manager declared cash awards to outstanding employees and distributed merit certificates on the spot.