Running Allowance and Allowance in lieu of Kilometreage for Running Staff

Railway Board Letter No
EP&A)II-2005/RS-34 dated 26.12.2008
Date
RBE No
202/2008
Circular Subject
Pay element in Running Allowance in the Railway Services ( Revised Pay) Rules,2008 and revised rates of Kilometreage Allowance and Allowance in lieu of Kilometreage.
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            The new scales of pay of Running staff following Government’s decision on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission have been notified vide Board’s letter No.PC-VI/2008/I/RSRP/1 dated 11.9.2008. The matter of reckoning the pay element in Running Allowance for computation of retirement and other specified benefits of the running staff in the Railway Services ( Revised Pay) Rules 2008 has been considered by Railway Board in consultation with the two recognized Federations, viz. All India Railwaymens Federation and National Federation of Indian Railwaymen.

2.         The President is pleased to decide that the pay element in Running Allowance for running staff would be 30% of the basic pay under the Railway Services ( Revised Pay) Rules,2008 for computation of the specified benefits excluding retirement benefits. For the purpose of computation of retirement benefits of running staff, an additional quantum of 55% of basic pay under the Railway Services ( Revised Pay) Rules,2008 would be reckoned.

2.1       In the case of Loco Inspectors governed by the scheme contained in Board’s letter No.E(P&A)II/83/RS-10)(iv) dated 25.11.1992, an additional quantum of 30% of basic pay under the Railway Services ( Revised Pay) Rules,2008 would be reckoned for the purpose of computation of pensionary benefits only.

3.         The President is also pleased to decide that the rates of Kilometreage Allowance and Allowance in lieu of Kilometreage (ALK) at outstation for running staff in the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules,2008 shall be as indicated below:-

 

S.No.

 

 

 

 

 

(1)

 

Category

 

 

 

 

 

(2)

Pay Band plus Grade Pay

Rates of Kilometreage Allowance (per 100 Kms.)

in Rs.

(5)

Rates of ALK (per 160 Kms.)

 in Rs.

 

(6)

Pay Band

 

 

 

(3)

Grade Pay

 

 

(4)

LOCO RUNNING STAFF

 

 

 

 

1

Loco Pilot (Mail)

9300-34800

4200

170.00

272.00

2

Loco Pilot (Passenger)/Motorman

9300-34800

4200

169.00

270.00

3

Loco Pilot (Goods)

9300-34800

4200

168.00

269.00

4

Loco Pilot (Shunting) Gr.I

9300-34800

4200

130.00

208.00

5

Loco Pilot (Shunting) Gr.II

5200-20200

2400

126.00

202.00

6

Sr.FM-1,Sr.Asstt. loco Pilot ( Diesel/Elec)

5200-20200

2400

126.00*

81.00 (Shunting)

202.00

7

FM-1, Asstt.Loco Pilot ( Diesel/Elec)

5200-20200

1900

121.00

78.00(Shunting)

194.00

8

Sr.Second Fireman

5200-20200

1900

121.00

78.00(Shunting)

194.00

9

Second Fireman

5200-20200

1800

102.00

61.00 (Shunting)

163.00

TRAFFIC RUNNING STAFF:

 

 

 

 

1

Mail/Express Guard

9300-34800

4200

154.00

246.00

2

Passenger Guard

9300-34800

4200

153.00

245.00

3

Sr.Goods Guard

9300-34800

4200

152.00

243.00

4

Goods Guard

5200-20200

2800

151.00

242.00

5

Sr.Asstt. Guard/ Sr.Brakesman

5200-20200

2400

  90.00

144.00

6

Asstt.Guard/ Brakesman

5200-20200

1900

  86.00

138.00

 

4. The running staff may be granted Kilometreage allowance/ ALK at the above rates w.e.f. 1.9.2008 or from the date they elect to come over to the Railway Services(Revised Pay) Rules,2008, whichever is later. The other terms and conditions for sanction of Kilometreage Allowance/Allowance in lieu of Kilometreage shall remain unchanged.

 

5. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

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