N.F.Railway has awarded two mail/express drivers for showing alertness and devotion to duty.
Sanjeev Banerjee, Loco Pilot and Sanjay Kumar, Asst. Loco Pilot while piloting the 15959 up Kamrup Express on 02.02.2016 from Malda Town to New Jalpaiguri suddenly noticed huge flame coming out from the train engine just after passing the Hatwar station near Kishanganj. Both the Loco Pilot and the Asst. Loco Pilot took timely action by showing alertness and cleared the section. They managed to shut down the engine and douse the fire by using five fire extinguishers and thus prevented a major accident.
Both the pilots has been awarded Rs. 5,000/- (rupees five thousand) each by Mr H,K.Jaggi, General Manager, N.F.Railway at Maligaon in recognition of their meritorious service.