France railways delegates to meet GM Eastern railways

BL reported that a high level railway delegation from France, representing Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francaias France’s state-owned and Europe’s major rail transport company is currently visiting India on a comparative study of rolling stock, engineering and maintenance.

Besides meeting the senior officials of the Railway Board and certain zonal railways, the team will also undertake field visits to railway workshops, RDSO, Lucknow and wagon manufacturing units in the private sector.

The delegation members also had met Mr Deepak Krishan GM of Eastern Railway who explained how top priority was being accorded in his zone to maintenance of rolling stock, to ensure reliability, safety and greater availability of the stock, more so because ER’s coaches, engines and wagons were running not only within the country but also in Bangladesh.