Shri Rajesh Agarwal, Member, Rolling Stock, Railway Board, New Delhi  reviewed the performance of the Mechanical Department of Southern Railway in the presence of Shri John Thomas, General Manager, Southern Railway and Principal Heads of Departments of Southern Railway. He appreciated the various efforts of Southern Railway in improving the passenger comfort in the rolling stock through innovations and system improvements.

He also released the compendium of Innovations and System Improvements over Southern Railway as a guide for Southern Railway coach maintenance staff, the first copy which was received by Shri John Thomas, General Manager, Southern Railway in the presence of Shri Chetram, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer, and other Prinicipal Heads of Departments and officers of Southern Railway.