Platform Inspector, Railway

Platform Administrator, Railway

Minimum 10th pass or ITI

Will be updated

The tasks a Platform Inspector, Railway is expected to perform include:

Controlling platform staff and ensuring cleanliness and general appearance of platform and attached rooms at Railway Station

Supervising work of Porters to ensure that passengers are not overcharged or harassed by them

Allotting duties to station service staff, checking cleanliness of platforms, waiting rooms, tea stalls, refreshment rooms etc. and ensuring that they are clean and proper hygienic

standard is maintained

Preventing entry of unlicensed Porters, Vendors etc., in platform

Inspecting directional notices, posters and advertisements displayed on platform and getting defective and unauthorised ones removed

Attending to complaints, requests and inquiries from passengers and arranging services as provided under rules

Ensuring safety of passengers in waiting rooms and taking necessary steps to prevent theft or any other illegal act within his jurisdiction

Well-versed in license requirements of vendors, porters, etc

Knowledge of all railway traffic and operative rules

Proficient in controlling platform staff and ensuring cleanliness at the railway platform

Knowledge of allotting duties to station service staff

Proficient in examining records and registers maintained

Knowledge of safety regulations to be followed

Proficient in resolving public complaints and investigating minor accidents, theft of goods, delays, etc.

Knowledge of intervening or settling platform disputes amongst passengers

Knowledge of checking overcrowding of passengers on platform and ensuring their smooth flow by locating passages

Good physical health

Problem solving ability

Good mental health

Flexible for spending long days away from home

Team worker




It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Travelling maybe a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 9/10 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include working at odd hours, standing for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include overexertion, stress-related illness, back pain, body-ache, etc.

For freshers - INR 15,000 to INR 25,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Indian Railways in India

Indian Railway is one of the largest world?s railway networks which is appreciated and accepted by the rest world. The tracks of the Indian Railways are spreading over 115000 km in the route of 65000 km and 7500 stations. Indian Railways is Indian state owned network which is operated and control by the Ministry of Railway, Government of India. Indian Railways is divided into 4 zones Northern Railways, Eastern Railways, Southern Railways and Western Railways. Indian Railways has around 1.3 million of employees dedicated to sharpen the quality and workings of Indian Railways. And Indian Railways keep recruiting more employees throughout the year.

Railways Jobs are the one of the highly preferred and searchable jobs by the desirable candidates and also having a huge scope in India. Well, Indian Railway are never ending network in India that means there may be a chances of Advancement and Development but there will be 0% chances of the termination of Indian Railways. So having Jobs in Indian Railways is the great thing to be secure in the whole life and to earn higher income.

From the Low Level to the Top Level, Indian Railways issued the vacancies to join the Indian Railways each year. The regions are divided into four and each region released their recruitment notification. Every year around lakhs number of vacancies is released by the Indian Railways of the every region in which large number of people applied for and some of them deserving and suitable candidates get the job in the Railways.

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