MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Shri R. K. Sharma has joined as Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS), Western Circle in Mumbai. The Commission of Railway Safety is subordinate to the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
He has earlier worked as CRS in NF circle at Kolkata. He will be in charge of Western / North Western Zone and Metros of Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Jaipur.
Shri Sharma has experience of working as a Director (System) in MMRDA, handling Metro rail works in Mumbai as well as management of Mumbai Suburban system. Shri Sharma who is an Electrical Engineer by training has experience of working in railway operations & safety management, rolling stock, electrification projects, metro systems, green energy, tunnelling systems etc.
He is credited with introducing concept of Live Line Maintenance of 25 KV Traction system and First Solar pump in Indian Railway and Standardization/indigenization of Electrical Systems in Metros.