S /Shri i) A.P.Mishra ii) O.P. Agrawal, iii) Dharm S ingh
Executive Director Track (MC)/ Rly Board
S /Shri i) R.N.Verma. ii) V.K. Agra wal
Chief Track Engineer(MC)/ N.Rly.
S /Shri i) S .K. V1J ii) A.P.Mishra iii) Harjinder Singh
Chief Track Engineer(MC)/ S .C.Rly
S /Shri i) N.Ramasubramanian ii) P.N. Ram
Chief Track Engineer (MC)/ S . Rly
S /Shri i) A.N.Parakalan ii) S .Parameshwara Iyer iii) K.J.S.Naidu
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The Committee held its first meeting -on 10-04-97 at IRICEN/Pune. The subject matter of various chap ters of the manual was discussed by the committee durin g subsequent sittings and draft of the manual finalised.and circu lated to zonal Railway s for suggestions. Vide Railway Board’s letter no. 96/Track-III/TK/44 dated 08-06-98. In the light of comments /su ggestions receiv ed from Railway s,original draft was finalized with modifications as considered necessary .The p revailing instructions in regards to working of track mach ines over different railway s, instructions issued by the Rly . Board, provisions in the IRPWM . Indian Railway s
General Rules other relevant codes / manuals and circulars issued by RDSO, had also been kept in view while writin g this manual. While every effort has been mad e to cover all asp ects of track machin e workin g Chief En gineers of Zonal Railway s may issue such supp lementary instructions as necessary to suit local conditions on the railway s. Such instructions, however, should not contravene any of the provision in this manual and other codes. The Committee was rendered valuable assistance and contribution by S/Shri C.P.Tayal, Sr. Professor /IRICEN,Hitesh Khanna, Director Track(M C)/Railway Board and J.S. Mahrok, Director (TM )/RDSO,during deliberations and p rep aration of this manual. Though every care h as been taken in p reparing this manu al, any error or omission may be brought to the notice of Railway Board. Su ggestions for further improvement in this manual will be welcome. This manual h as been issued in consultation with Finance and Traffic Directorates of Railway Board. March 10, 2000 N.C. Bindlish Aditional M ember/Civil En gg. Railway Board, New Delhi.