16 Jun, 2022 12:38p.m.

Classification of posts as safety categories for filling non-gazetted railways posts


(रेलवे बोर्ड /RAILWAY BOARD)

No. E(NG)I/2022/PM1/12

New Delhi, dated 08.06. 2022

The General Manager,
All Zonal Railways/PUs.
(As per standard mailing list)

Sub: Filling up non-gazetted posts on Railways – Classification of posts as Safety categories in the Departments of Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Signal and Telecommunication & Traffic Transportation (Operating Deptt.).

Ref : Railway Board’s letters No. E(NG)I-75/ PM1/44 dated 31.05.1982, No. E(NG)I- 2010/PM1/19 dated 18.10.2017, 06.05.2019 & 06.01.2020 and No. E(NG)I-2019/ PM1/19 Duplicate dated 23.02.2021.


The existing lists of Safety Category posts of departments issued pursuant to the acceptance of recommendation of High Power Committee have been reviewed in consultation with the concerned Departments. n slight modification of the existing lists, it has now been decided that the following posts may be classified as Safety Category posts:

Civil Department

SN Posts
1 SSE/JEs (Track Machine) of Open Line and Repair & Maintenance Depot/ Workshop.
2 SSE/JEs (P. Way).
3 SSE/JEs (Bridges).
4 SSE/JEs (Works).
5 Track Maintainer Gr. , II, II, V (i.e. Mate, Keyman, Trackman, Gateman, Patrolman, Trolleyman).
6 Blacksmith, Welder.
7 Technician (Track Machine) of Open Line and Repair & Maintenance Depot/ Workshop .
8 Bridge Technician (Sarang, Rivetter, Welder , Blacksmith, Grinder, Fitter, Machinist, Turner, Driller) of Open Line organization & Bridge Workshop.
9 Helper of Blacksmith/ Welder.
10 Helper (Bridge Technician) of Open Line organization & Bridge Workshop.
11 Helper (Track Machine) of Open Line and Repair & Maintenance Depot/ Workshop.


Electrical and Mechanical Department

SN Posts
1 Assistant Loco Pilots, Loco Pilots (Goods/ Mail/ Passenger)/ Loco Pilots (Shunting), Loco Inspectors/ Driving Instructors, Power Controller/ Traction Loco Controller/ Traction Power Controller/ Traction Sub-Station Operator, Crew Controllers in all grades.
2 SSEs/JEs of Open Line and Workshops including Loco Sheds & Depots.
3 Technicians (including Sr. Technicians) of all grades in the trades of Fitter, Electrician, Millwright, Welder, Machinist/ Turner, Riveter, Blacksmith, Tower Wagon Driver, Motor Trolley Driver, Traverse Driver, Slinger and Gunner in Open Line and Workshop/ Depot, Loco Sheds/ DEMU/ MEMU Sheds in TRD and TL/ AC of Elect. (G).
4 SPA/Machine, Pump, Compressor Operator.
5 Assistant in Level-1 (erstwhile Helper Grade-II and Grade-I Khalasi/ Khalasi Helper) attached to Supervisors and Technicians listed in SN-2 above.


Signal & Telecommunication Department

SN Posts
1 SSE/JE (Signal)
2 Technician/ Signal, including Blacksmith (Signal)
3 SSE/JE (Tele)
4 Technician (Tele)
5 Assistant (S&T) attached to Technician (Signal) and Technician (Tele)


Traffic Transportation Deptt. (Operating Deptt .)

SN Posts
1 All Non-gazetted Station Masters/Station Managers performing duties in Platforms, Yards, Cabins and online (including those still designated as Dy. Station Supdt./Station Supdt., Yard Master/ Assistant Yard Master, Cabin Master, Traffic Transportation/ Movement inspectors)
2 Guards (Goods/ Passenger / Mail Express), Asstt . Guards/ Brakesman.
3 Section Controllers/ Chief Controllers
4 Safety Counsellors/ Safety Inspectors
5 Pointsman ‘A’ and Pointsman ‘B’ (including those still designated as Token Porter/ Traffic Porter/ Switchman/ Leverman/ Cabinman)
6 Shunting Master/ Shunting Jamadar
7 Gateman/ Gatekeeper (Traffic).

The existing terms and conditions regulating filling up of Safety Category posts continue to remain in force.

Hindi version will follow.

DA: Nil.

(Sanjay Kumar)
Deputy Director Estt.(N)
Railway Board

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