Train drivers protest in multiple Indian Railway zones

AILRSA dharna

On 14th Aug, 2017, train drivers raised their demands and held demonstrations at the crew lobbies and divisions of various zones under the leadership of the All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA). The decision to hold these demonstrations was taken in a meeting held by the central executive committee in Nagpur between 3-4 Aug, 2017. 48 representatives from the 16 zones of Indian Railways participated in the meeting. In the meeting, workers decided to hold massive dharnas to fight for their demands in the crew lobbies and various zones of the railways on 24th Aug.

AILRSA dharna 1Varanasi AILRSA dharna 4Gorakhpur
AILRSA dharna 2Bilaspur (MP) AILRSA dharna 3

The primary demands of the train drivers are:

  1. Rate of running allowance should be in accordance with RAC-80.

  2. Wages should be increased by 14.29%.

  3. In the General/Subsidiary Rules, the amendment stating that assistant train drivers should carry a tool bag should be removed.

  4. The recommendations of the Task Force Committee should be implemented.

  5. Providing for 16 hours of rest and a maximum of 2 night shifts should be implemented through all the railway headquarters of the country.

  6. Train protection and warning system/cab signal, toilet and air conditioning facilities should be installed in all engines.

  7. Review the minimum penalty for SPAD

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