Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has said that over
one lakh 20 thousand posts are vacant in the railway and 50 per cent will be
filled up in the next six to nine month.
Replying to supplementaries in
Rajya Sabha, Goyal said, normally filling of vacancy process takes over a year
but the Ministry will speed up the process.
The Minister said, new technology is being used to monitor
tracks and as an interim measure. He also said
the Railways has also taken a policy decision to remove all unmanned
level crossings on heavily congested routes by September next year.