“ I feel proud to be in this job “ says the elegant and able gentleman MR.K.RAJAVEERAPPA,who is currently working as LOCO PILOT in Chennai(i.e) he is the unit train driver.MR.RAJA is from Trichirapally who was born and brought up there.He was also educated there .Then he got employed at SOUTHERN RAILWAY as train driver and he was in this job for nearly 23 years.So,he was very much exited about his job.MR.RAJA has settled in Chennai with his family .
.RAJA says that he never thought that he would be employed in a Government job.He says that he was very much lucky to have this job.He says that he has learnt many things from this job like punchuality ,timeliness, time management,etc…Eventhough he does not not get enough time to spend with his family members he somehow manages his time to do so.He also says that there are some difficulties in his job such as sleeplessness,appetizing hours as he does not have regular time to eat and sleep due to his shift ,So he feels that he misses regular routine of his life.
He says that he has also seen many people who commit suicide before his train while driving.He feels bad that he was unable to save them ..But also he prodly says that he has a few experience of saving some people inspite of all these conditions.He says that eventhough there are lots of ups and downs in this job he feels proud to be in this job due to the nature of the job. He finally wishes to say to the public some safety precautions..They are not to enter the platform premises without ticket , not to catch the train in running manner , not to travel in foot board and most importantly to the youngsters not to take selfies in any of the dangerous areas as everything will lead to fatal consequences .He concludes with the fact that they are the ones who are solely responsible for the safety of the public people
. Kavi Priya