Railways making efforts for manning all level crossings

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SLAMABAD, Mar 29 (APP): In a bid to avoid and check accidents on railway tracks, Ministry of Railways is making tireless efforts to deploy gatekeepers at all rail crossings points across the country in collaboration with provincial governments. “In this regard Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has written letters to chief executives of all provinces to release funds for the conversion of un-manned level crossings into manned level crossings,” official sources in the Ministry of Railways told APP. They said the Punjab government had released Rs 555 million where 95 per cent most dangerous unmanned level crossings had so far been made manned.