RCF to remain shut for two weeks

RCF to remain shut for two weeks

Mandatory activities will be carried out on the RCF premises during two weeks. Employees have been told to stay at home.

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, March 31

Following the directions of the Railway Board, the operations at the Rail Coach Factory (RCF) will remain suspended till April 14. During these two weeks, the RCF office in Delhi will also remain closed, a release issued by RCF PRO Jitesh Kumar read.

The spokesperson said mandatory activities would be carried out on the premises. He said all employees had been asked to stay at their home.

A central control group had been set up inside the campus for the supply of essential items, including medicines, grocery, milk, LPG cylinder, he added.

Ravinder Gupta, General Manager, has asked all employees and their families to stay indoors and abide by the guidelines of the Centre to check the coronavirus spread.

Officials said though they had started conceiving designs to convert non-AC coaches into isolation wards in the event of any eventuality, it had been decided that no new coaches would be converted for the purpose.

“Only old coaches will be modified. It will be carried out at the repair centres. As of date, no work has been allotted to the RCF,” they added.

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