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Duty of Gate Man

Duty of Gate Man

  1.   He shall be responsible for proper operation of the gate as per SWRs for the passage of trains. 
  2.  He shall ensure that no train suffers any detention on account of late closing of the gate. 
  3.  He shall keep the channels of check-rails clean and shall clean the road within the railway limits and water the area regularly. 
  4. He shall clean the gate lamps and hand signal lamps daily. He shall ensure that the wicks of the burners are trimmed so that these are lighted properly and kept burning continuously from sun set to sunrise. 
  5. He shall keep the surroundings of his gate lodge clean tidy and neatly planted with shrubs, plants etc. 
  6. He shall remain alert on duty till properly relieved. If he is required to leave the gate in an emergency he shall close and lock the gate booms against the road traffic before leaving the gate. 
  7.  He shall ensure that the equipment at L-xing are complete and in working orders. 
  8. He shall produce the public complaint book when required by public for lodging complaint and to the railway officials for inspection. 
  9. He shall ensure that road traffic is not unnecessarily held up at the gate. 
  10. He shall stand in attention near the gate lodge facing the track and be prepared to repeat any signal which the guard may intend to convey to the loco pilot or show caution or danger signal should anything appear to be wrong with the train itself as it passes. 
  11. He shall be polite and courteous in his behaviour towards the public. 
  12. He shall report any defect in the gate to the ASM on duty without delay. 
  13. He shall close the gate on sighting a train or when ordered by the ASM on panel duty. 
  14. He shall attract the attention of the loco pilots and guards by shouting and gesticulating instead of showing danger signal in case of tram parting. 
  15.  He shall obey all lawful orders of the SM on duty. 
  16.  In case of any obstruction, accident or damage to the gates,

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