Reengagement of retired Running Staff on daily remuneration basis

General Managers are authorized to re-engage retired employees with the following conditions:


1.    Railway should issue necessary notification for such re-engagement by giving wide publicity through open advertisement so that all may get equal opportunity.

2.    Re-engaged employees should not have been covered under the Safety Related Retirement Scheme/Liberalized Active Retirement Scheme for Guaranteed Employment for Safety Staff (LARSGESS).

3.    While engaging such staff, medical fitness of the appropriate category should be obtained from the designated authorities.

4.    Suitability/competency of the staff should also be adjudged before engaging and the issue of their safety record should be addressed.

5.    Maximum age limit for such re-engagement shall be 62 years and this limit shall not be exceeded in case of any retired railway employees during the period of re-engagement.

6.    While engaging such staff and assigning duties to them, it must be ensured that safety and other operational requirements are adequately addressed.

7.    The scheme will be valid up to  14.9.2013.

8.    Operation of the scheme will be subject to discharge of engaged staff immediately on joining of selected candidates from RRBs.


Rate per day (E(NG)II/2007/RC-4/CORE/1 dated 11.12.2009)

GP 1800

Rs. 300

GP 1900 - 2800

Rs. 320

GP 4200

Rs. 550

GP 4600

Rs. 565

It should, however, be ensured that in each and every case of engagement of retired employee, the daily allowance + full Pension should not exceed the last pay drawn.



1. E(NG)II/2007/RC-4/CORE/1 dated 11.12.2009

2. RBE No. 109/2012 dated 27/09/2012