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‘Two committees for fire safety audit in Railways’

CHENNAI

The Southern Railway  informed the Madras High Court that it has constituted two committees for a comprehensive fire safety audit on railways on Thursday.

These included material used in coach construction and maintenance, checks against carrying inflammable materials on trains, availability of fire extinguishers and training of manpower in handling fire and fire safety equipment, it said before the first bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice P Sathyanarayanan.

This was stated by T Venkatasubramanian, Chief Rolling Stock Engineer, Mechanical Department, in an affidavit before the First Bench.

Full report here Firstpost

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