A shortage of maintenance personnel at the Railway Dept

A shortage of maintenance personnel at the Railway Dept

A shortage of maintenance personnel at the Railway Dept

Written by Staff Writer

02 Dec, 2018 | 2:05 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Essential maintenance required along railway tracks has come to a standstill due to the absence of a sufficient workforce at the Department of Railways for maintenance activities.

Railways General Manager, Dilantha Fernando said a workforce of atleast 20,000 personnel is required for these tasks whereas the department has only 14,000 maintenance personnel.

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