Shri R.K.Kulshrestha, General Manager, Southern Railway conducted inspection at Chennai Egmore, Mambalam, Guindy and St Thomas Railway stations today, 25th October, 2018. General Manager was accompanied by Shri Naveen Gulati, Divisional Railway Manager, Chennai, Shri.V.D.S.Kaswan, Principal Chief Engineer, Shri Birendra Kumar, Principal Chief Security Commissioner, Shri Mukund, Additional Divisional Railway Manager (II), Chennai and other officials.
Shri R.K.Kulshrestha inspected the Foot Over Bridge and reviewed the feasibility of expansion of the facility at Chennai Egmore station. Later in the day, General Manager also conducted inspection of Mambalam, Guindy and St Thomas Mount Railway stations. At Mambalam and Guindy Railway Stations plans of expansion/provision of Foot Over Bridges were inspected. At St Thomas Mount Station, the works involved in raising of Platform and other safety parameters were inspected.
According top priority to safety, expansion of Foot Over Bridges at Chennai Egmore, Mambalam and Tambaram as well as provision of new Foot Over bridge at Guindy at a total estimated cost of around Rs.8 crore ( for all the 4 stations of Egmore, Mambalam, Guindy and Tambaram) is being expedited. To ease the movement of commuters, escalators at an approximate cost of around Rs.1 crore each have also been proposed at Mambalam, Guindy and Tambaram.