Kolkata: In the Eastern part of India, where the misty mountains meet the bustling metropolis, the Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express has emerged as a lifeline, connecting the hearts of the people and the destinations they cherish. The remarkable Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express, a testament to the nation’s engineering prowess and a symbol of its commitment to modernizing transportation by our Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
This extraordinary train is not just a mode of transportation; it’s a symbol of progress, and behind its success lies a dedicated team of individuals who make every journey memorable. They are the real heroes who have made this engineering marvel and indigenously built high speed train a success.
Loco Pilots of Eastern Railway are the captains of the rails, and S. Narginery, Loco Pilot and A.K Jha, Assistant Loco Pilot entrusted with the Howrah- New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express are masters of precision. Their keen sense of responsibility ensures that every journey aboard the Vande Bharat Express is free from untoward incidents. They are the true trailblazers. Their dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment to safety and precision make them the backbone of India’s semi high-speed railway revolution well known to us Howrah- New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express. S.K Karan who is the train manager of this train is well-trained and cater to every passenger’s needs, ensuring a pleasant and memorable travel experience. His vigilance and professionalism guarantee a secure journey, allowing passengers to relax and enjoy the ride with peace of mind.
For many of the boarders S.M Ahsan /Train Supervisor, S.Mondal, N.Majumder, B.Minj and B.Pal, all Deputy Train Supervisor, working at Howrah Division of Eastern Railway are the first point of contact when they board the train. Their friendly demeanour and willingness to assist create a positive impression, setting the tone for the entire journey. They work diligently to maintain passenger records, facilitate smooth boarding and disembarking, and coordinate with other on board staff for a well-organized journey. In emergencies, these staff members are often the first responders. In cases of ticketing issues or discrepancies, each one of them are always on forefront to step in to resolve problems efficiently.
Rana Pratap Sr. Technician, Rahul Anand and Padem PrajapatiTrainee Technician of Eastern Railway of Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express plays critical role in maintaining and ensuring the safe operation of the train’s electrical systems. They are responsible for the train’s electrical components, including power distribution, lighting, control systems, and more. Their expertise is vital in providing passengers with a safe and comfortable journey while maintaining the train’s energy efficiency.
Engineers and Technician of Carriage and Wagon Department of Howrah Division of Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express Anurag Kumar, Sr. Section Engineer, D.Kar, Sr.Technician, Junaid Ansari, Technician(III) and M. Hembram, Technician (II) are responsible for maintaining and servicing various components of the train’s carriages, including doors, windows, interiors, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems, and more. Their work helps ensure that passengers have a comfortable and reliable journey.
The onboard catering staff of Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express are culinary maestros, transforming each meal into a culinary delight that represents the rich and diverse flavors of our Eastern region. Their commitment to serving delicious, regional cuisine is a treat for every traveller.
Last but certainly not the least are our very own cleaning crews of Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express. Their meticulous efforts ensure that the train is always spotless, making every journey a hygienic experience.
It’s wonderful to hear that family members of Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express staff are proud of their loved ones’ contributions. Working in roles related to the operation and maintenance of a prestigious train like the Vande Bharat Express is a source of pride, as it involves dedication, expertise, and commitment to providing quality service.
These staff members play a significant role in the train’s success, and their families have every reason to be proud of their achievements and contributions to the railway system and the nation as a whole.
It’s heartening to know that the staff of the Vande Bharat Express is praised in society. When they receive recognition and praise from society, it reflects the appreciation for their efforts in providing a reliable and efficient mode of transportation for the public.
Recognition and appreciation for their work are well-deserved, and it can be a motivating factor for them to continue delivering excellent service.
Kausik Mitra, Chief Public Relations Officer, Eastern Railway said “Similar to Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express hospitality and smooth ride, passengers of Patna – Howrah Vande Bharat Express will enjoy similar warm reception, hospitality and memorable journey.”