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  • Normally a Railway employee is employed throughout his service on the same Railway or Railway establishment to which he is posted on first appointment.
  • A Railway employee claim as a matter of right to be transferred to any other Railway establishment.

 

Types of Transfer

  • On Administrative Grounds
  1. Simple Transfer.
  2. Promotions.
  3. reduction in establishment.
  4. Punishment.
  • On the request of employee
  1. One way transfer.
  2. Mutual Transfer.

In Administrative interest

  • Whenever transfer is in administrative interest, seniority is not lost.
  • Trade union office bearers not to be transferred without agreement of union concerned except in cases of Vigilance cases, promotion, legal requirement etc.
  • SC/ST may normally be transferred at stations where they can be provided with quarters or to home station.
  • Employees with children having hearing impairment or multiple disability who apply may be considered for posting in the same state to the extant possible.
  • To avoid fraud in transfers Railway Board has laid down a procedure which requires submission of as many copies of application as the officials/levels through which it has to move with a photo of the employee in each.

Own Request

  • In case of Transfer at one’s own request to a new seniority unit the employee gets the bottommost seniority on the day of joining new station.
  • If the transfer takes place within the same seniority unit the seniority will be maintained.
  • Service rendered in the old unit will count as Qualifying Service for promotion in the new unit provided  (i)he is otherwise eligible for selection to the post as per extant rules. (ii)The category in which he was working in the old unit is an eligible category for selection in the new unit also. (iii)The service so allowed to be counted does not exceed the length of service of immediate senior in the new unit.

Mutual Transfer

  • In case of Mutual Transfer both the employees gets the seniority of junior of them.
  • Request for backtracking of mutual transfer shall not be entertained.

Periodical Transfers

  • Certain posts are identified as sensitive in view of the Railway employee coming into contact with public /contractors or handling pay bills/passes etc.
  • These categories of Railwaymen will be transferred after 4 years of service in a station.
  • The categories include ASMs(excluding those posted at way side stations), Stock verifiers, JE/SE(Works and Permanent Way) in charge of Stores, dealing with Contractors.

Ticket Checking Staff

  • Ticket Checking Staff indulging in malpractices is sent on Inter Railway/Inter Divisional Transfer as a matter of policy. General Manger will review DAR cases of those staff let off on ‘Censure’ on merit of each case and decide if transfer ordered be canceled or not.

Supervisors directly connected with the safety of train operations

  • Supervisors directly connected with the safety of train operations be transferred as recommended by CRS after review of their past performance based on merit of each case.

Transfer of Staff to IRCTC

  • All Group C and D employees working in various catering/vending unit has been transferred to IRCTC along with their posts.
  • Those staff who opt to revert back shall be considered as surplus and treated as such.

NF Railway

  • Group A officers initially allotted to NF Railway shall be considered for transfer out of NFR after putting 8 years of service.
  • On completion of tenure they can submit 3 choices of Railway/Units of their preference and efforts will be made to accommodate their choice subject to administrative feasibility.

 

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please clarify the rule of

please clarify the rule of mutual transfer.we both are  at same post sse/mech but our medical standard are different. my standard is C1 and  my  Coolidge standard is B1. can we process mutual transfer.my Coolidge is in jud workshop and his dealing clerck is saying it is not possible as your medical standard are differ    

 

                                                                                                                            naresh kumar

                                                                                                                      sse/dlwm varanasi

                                      

There is no such rule> Ask

There is no such rule> Ask him which rule says so.

  Dear Sir, I have under go

 

Dear Sir,

I have under go training in NFR from 18 July 2007 after recruited from RRB for SE Post. the date of posting is 4th Aug 2008.  I am drawing the pay as per sixth pay commission from Sept 2008. whether i am eligible to draw any arrears difference of 5th and 6th pay revision?

Till now no any arrears have been paid to me. please draw a lit on my point through E-mail also. Thank you.

My dear freind you joined

My dear freind you joined only in Aug 2008.Your August 2008 salary would have been paid in Sep 2008. You said it was in new Pay. Then of what arrears you are taking of??

  whether any arrears should

 

whether any arrears should be applicable for Training period i.e. from July 07 to July 08?

After posting, whether any arrears should be applicable for Training period i.e. from July 07 to July 08?

Aug salary drawn as per 5th pay commission on 31 st Aub'08 and from Sep 08 it is calculated as per 6th which is paid in 1st week of Oct' 08. whether Aug 08 salary  comes under 6th pay com? should any arrears arise here?

 

For Aug 2008 you should get

For Aug 2008 you should get arrears. But for stipend, there are no specific orders.

sir pl clarify own request

sir pl clarify own request transfer rules for loco pilot.does the rule says that aloco pilot on own request transfer will be reverted as asst loco pilot with bottom seniority.

 

 

 

 

 

Yes,on  transfer at own

Yes,on  transfer at own request you will be ALP with bottom seniority in new Division.

sir promotion from ALP to LP.

sir promotion from ALP to LP. IS A SELECTION POST where we we have to pass a exam at division level as well as one at ZTC. once we r selected why we r reverted back 2 our initial appointment post

 

 

 

You passed exam at Division

You passed exam at Division and in ZTC and then reverted back??

i was reverted back to alp as

i was reverted back to alp as per rule of own request transfer.i have read the rule of own request transfer.bottom seniority is mentioned but no where reversion is mentioned.pl. clarify after passing exams at ZTC and also at div. level we r selected as loco pilot.i HAVE worked as a loco pilot 4 five years.now on inter division own request transfer.they have reverted me back to ALP.

The rules are very clear on

The rules are very clear on this. IREM Chapter III Rule 312 says:

"The seniority of railway servants transferred at their own request from one railway to another should be allotted below that of the existing confirmed, temporary and officiating railway servants in the relevant grade in the promotion group."

Note (ii) below it says " The expression relevant grade applies to grade where there is an element of direct recruitment. "

​So the rule is very clear here. No chances my dear friendsad

Dear sir,i m very much

Dear sir,i m very much thankful  to you for clearing my doubts.my transfer is inter divisional within the same railway zone.is the above mentioned rule applies to me also

Yes it applies to inter

Yes it applies to inter Division also.

thank you very much sir

thank you very much sir

dear sir, i sandeep das app/

dear sir,
i sandeep das app/ sse tele/nfr, completing training on 23-05-12.
my query is that
1 ) shall i will be posted in katihar or alipurduar, as i was recruited from
rrb/ malda.
2) after posting when i can apply for mutual transfer?
3)is it necessary to have same category for mutual transfer?
my category is ur!!!

Place of posting will be

  1. Place of posting will be decided by the officer concerned depending on vacancy. There is no guarantee that you will be posted in the RRB Zone.
  2. Apply to DPO for Mutual Tranfer.
  3. Mutual transfer with other category will be considered if both accept for recruitment grade seniority.

sir,i am working as

sir,i am working as tech-III,in ckp div,s.e railway.i want own intrest transfer to vskp div,kur div, e.co.railway.i want to know is there any GO'S or rules to transfer from one zone to another zone.i want that details to get into this matter.is there any web sites through which i can get some matter regarding this.i want to know the procedure of own intrest transfer from one zone to another zone.

Dear sir,              I want

Dear sir,

             I want to know if 2 candidate apply mutual transfer(zonal) when they are tech/3  and at the time of processing they both get tech/2,then what will happen

1.can they transfer as  tech/2 or tech/3?

2.If tech/2 then is it need forther any formalities for transfer as tech/2 ?

3. or it should need for freshly apply?

4.  or   else.

 

 

No need to apply fresh. You

No need to apply fresh. You both will get Tech II.

after training is that

after training is that require any experience for mutual transfer

sir my friend got esm grade 3

sir my friend got esm grade 3 post in guntakal divsion recently, he should attend training is that possible to change to other division by asking his friend please reply me

Once you are alloted a

Once you are alloted a division it is not possible to change. He can register for transfer as per the rules of inter division transfer after training.

...sir, can you suggest me

...sir,
can you suggest me sir,
the list of unit's name of engineering department ?

...sir, Now I m as technician

...sir,
Now I m as technician grade-I,
if I do own request inter railway transfer,
then what will be my position in seniority and grade ?
Is it possible from engg.deptt. to mechanical deptt. ?

You will be juniormost in the

You will be juniormost in the new division and in recruitment grade. It is not possible to another department.

SIR,         my name is

SIR,

        my name is rajesh kumar and i am working in northen railway as a loco pilot in DELHI. i want to ask one thing that i have taken a transfer in my own request from RTM TO DELHI ,my joing letter date is 24.09.2001and i have joined delhi division on that date.  but my station alloting date is 31.10.2001 in delhi , Between 24.09.2001 to 31.10.2001 is my waiting for duty order period.so plz tell me from which date my seniority will be count. 24.09.2001 or 31.10.2001. 

 

                                                                                           thanx

                                                                              RAJESH KUMAR 

SIR,         thnx ,i have

SIR,

        thnx ,i have some problem in my seniority so how can i claim for my seniority and In  which indian railways rule?  if possible then sir plz provide me any railway letter number or any helpful site of regarding seniority.

You have joined duty on

You have joined duty on 24.09.2001, then your seniority counts from that day.

Sir i am working as a

Sir i am working as a alp(only dsl) in dhn div in e.c.rly and applied mutual transfer with alp(both ac &dc) of wat div in e.co.rly in 2009. Both are belongs to obc. In jan 2012 they sent a letter indicating 'wat div purely electrified. So only dsl traction candidates are not in the interest of administration. Let me know sir is there any rule only dsl candidates will not be taken? What do i do

There are no rules like that.

There are no rules like that. But I dont know what you can do about it.

dear sir, i want inter

dear sir, i want inter railway mutual transfer. i belong to UR catagory but my party belongs to SC catagory. can i be transfered

see this forum

see this forum : http://indianrailwayemployee.com/content/mutual-transfer-scst-general
and all the comments belw it.

I am Mr Padmanabhan PC EX-

I am Mr Padmanabhan PC EX- Serviceman Trackman doing the duty of gate man  at South Central Railway  at Viyayawada Division presently working at Nellore  seeking Mutual Transfer with any gate man of Southern Railway at Palghat Division. 

 

 

 Contact me at 9605505865 and 8500735062

I, RANJITH Asst  Loco Pilot

I, RANJITH Asst  Loco Pilot Belongs to OBC Catagory transfered on IRMT from ECoRly to S.Rly with Sr ALP of  ST Catagory. MY Date of Appointment is 2005 and his is 2003. while trasfering both are reverted from Sr ALP to ALP ( Only initial cadre cadidates can go for mutual transfer with different catogary ie ST/SC/OBC/OC).My seniority fixed in 2007 just below the all Sr ALP in the Division. According to them my seniority will be just below the all Sr ALP of the division because iI came as ALP. Can I get my seniority in 2005 which is junior of mutual transfer ?

SIR I AM IN GP 4200 & UNDER

SIR

I AM IN GP 4200 & UNDER NEW PENSION SCHEME CAN YOU PLEASE SUGGEST IF THE FOLLOWING ALLOWANCES ARE EXEMPTED FROM INOME TAX CALCULATION

N H A

Additional National Holiday Allowances

Transport Allowances

Travelling Allowances

Contribution Towards N P S (Govt+ own)

9600/- transport all,nps, ta

9600/- transport all,nps, ta are exempted nha is not exempted

 

TA and NPS is exempt from

TA and NPS is exempt from Income Tax.

Sir I am S/w inmedical

Sir I am S/w inmedical departmentin HYB.Division. Sir change the Departement can  possible.  I am m.com.Holder with Audit &income tax 3Yrs.experiance. please guide me

Change of cadre is possible

Change of cadre is possible by GDCE exam. Apply for it when your division call for the vacancy.

Please call me my post of

Please call me my post of trackman n e rail i have tramsfer to central railway. 09452777974

sir any body can guide to

sir

any body can guide to book a holiday home at vasanasi i am planning to visit in the month of march 2012, i am railway employee at bangalore

my email addres is ambe_sekhar@yahoo.co.in

Sir, Can administration of my

Sir,

Can administration of my present railway transfer me back to the railway from where I came citing administrative reasons or other.

Is there any

Is there any rule(administrative/other) for a railway employee to be transfered back to the railway from where he got inter rail transfer

No once you gave option for a

No once you gave option for a transfer on your own you cant go back (or you have apply afresh). If you are transferred on administrative grounds they should allow you to come back as soon as it is feasible for the administration.

I have got mutual transfer

I have got mutual transfer from dlw varanasi to wagon repair workshop jhansi north-central railway. my mutual transfered partner was JE of fitter trade but administration posted me in Mill wright trade with bottom seniority. thus i have lost all my promotion aportunity. Where should i appeal to to overcome this?

Record your grievance in

Record your grievance in Grievance register maintained in your office.

I have transfered from East

I have transfered from East coast Railway to Southern Railway on Indian Railway Mutual Transfer. i am in the catagory of "GENERAL" and the mutual partner is bilongs to SC Catagory. We both are in the Designation of Sr Asst Loco Pilot while applying the transfer and agreed to revert as Asst Loco Pilot. my appointment in 2005 and mutual partner in 2003. how my seniority will fix?. it is in 2005 or the last of the Sr Asst Loco Pilots who are working in the same depo?

You will get the seniority of

You will get the seniority of junior; That is both of you get the seniority of person joined in 2005. You got mutual transfer on this site?

I want one way transfer from

I want one way transfer from SR to ECoR as SSE/SIGNAL. Whether it is possible to transfer as SSE or my initial grade .

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