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19/07/2010

Express train rams into another in WB, several dead

3148 UTTARBANG 3404 VanAnchal Exp follow-ON collision at Senthiya Stn, Birbhum, West Bengal.40dead 70Injured. Mamta left2 spot from NDLS

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3148 UTTARBANG EXP collided (follow-ON collision) with stranded 3404 VanAnchal Exp at Senthiya station, Birbhum in West Bengal at nearly 2am today, Relief train reached spot immediately at 4am.
32 dead 70 Injured.

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Train accident in West Bengal

By Indo Asian News Service | 19 July 2010 | 4:00am 0 Comment

Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) A high number of casualties is feared as a stationary Vananchal Express was hit from behind by the Uttar Banga Express at Sainthia of Birbhum district in India's eastern state of West Bengal early today.

Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) A high number of casualties is feared as a stationary Vananchal Express was hit from behind by the Uttar Banga Express at Sainthia of Birbhum district in India's eastern state of West Bengal early today.

 

Railways open helplines for news of West Bengal accident

By IANS

 

July 18th, 2010 KOLKATA - Railway authorities have opened several helpline numbers for news of the victims in Monday’s train accident at Sainthia in India’s eastern state of West Bengal.

The Eastern Railway has opened two helplines (numbers 23503537 and 23503535) at Sealdah for news of the victims.

The helpline numbers at Howrah station are 033 26382581/3532/7412./26411416, while that of Bhagalpur station is 06412422433 and the number at Jamalpur station is 0634443101.

The accident occurred 191 km from Howrah when the speeding New Cooch Behar-Howrah Uttarbanga Express rammed into the stationary Bhagalpur-Ranchi Vananchal Express. Three rear compartments of the Vananchal Express bore the brunt of the impact and were completely mangled.

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PME Due Date

Master Circular No. 25



Copy of Railway Board’s letter No. 69/H/3/11 dated 06.12.1974



Subject: Implementation of the Recommendations of the Visual Sub-Committee.



6. Periodical re-examination of serving Railway Employees:



6.l. In order to ensure the continued ability of Railway employees in Classes A l, A 2, A 3, B l and B 2 to discharge their duties with safety, they will be required to appear for re-examination at the following stated intervals throughout their service as indicated below:



6.1.1. Classes A l, A 2 and A 3 —At the termination of every period of three years, calculated from the date of appointment until they attain the age of 45 years, and thereafter annually until the conclusion of their service.



Note: (l) The staff in categories A l, A 2 and A 3 should be sent for special medical examination in the interest of safety under the following circumstances unless they have been under the treatment of a Railway Medical Officer.



(a) Having undergone any treatment or operation for eye trouble irrespective of the duration of sickness.



(b) Absence from duty for a period in excess of 90 days.



(2) If any employee in medical category A has been periodically medically examined at any time within one year prior to his attaining the age of 45, his next medical examination should be held one year from the due date of the last medical examination and subsequent medical examination annually thereafter.



If, however, such an employee has been medically examined, at any time earlier, than one year prior to his attaining the age of 45, his next medical examination should be held on the date he attains the age of 45 and subsequent medical examination annually thereafter.




Ammendment: It was ammended in 1993 as below



Age Group PME Due



Age 00-45 every 4yrs



Age 45-55 every 2yrs



Age 55-60 every year
Details:-
As per Rly Bd's Guideline of Medical Exam issued vide LNo. 88/H/5/12 dated 24-01-1993

a) PME would be done at the termination of every period of 4 years from date of appointment / Initial medical Exam till the date of attainment of age of 45 years, every 2 years upto 55 years & there after annual till retirement.
b) Employees who has been periodically examined at any time within 2years prior to his attaining the age of 45years would be examined after 2years from the date of last PME & subsequent PME for every 2years upto 55years age.Of

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6.1.2. Classes B-1 and B-2—On attaining the age of 45 years, and thereafter at the termination of every period of five years.