All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA)

Protest by Loco Pilots

Engine drivers belonging to the Northern Division of the Indian Railway organised a ‘dharna’ (protest sit-in) outside Parliament on 27th March 2014, under the leadership of the All India Loco Running Staff Association. They submitted a memorandum of demands to the General Manager of the Northern Railway, which included the following:

Loco Pilots demand 6 hours duty

On June 30, 2013, the All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA) organised a Convention in Madurai on the theme "Accident Free Train Service". The Convention was held at Meenakshi Mahal on TB Road.

Joint convention and rally of loco staff and guards

Call for united struggle!

The All India Loco Running Staff Association and All India Guards Council jointly organised a convention and rally on April 7-8, 2013 under the leadership of the Joint Action Committee, to press for their long pending demands. The aim of the joint Convention was to take the struggle forward on the problems faced by the loco drivers and the rail guards.

Centre appoints Tribunal to look into demands of engine drivers

The Center has appointed a one man Tribunal consisting of Justice Gauri Shankar Saraf to look into the four main demands of the agitating engine drivers. This has been a long standing demand of the All India Loco Running Staff Association, which has carried out many agitations for their demands.

Loco running staff prepare for major actions in defence of their rights

The biennial meeting of the Mumbai Division (Central Railway) of the All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA) was held on July 16, 2011, at Mahavir Hall, Kalyan. Amidst pouring rain over hundred delegates came to participate in the meeting.

Joint meeting of working people's organizations in Mumbai

Welcoming the participants, the representative of the Maharashtra Committee of Lok Raj Sangathan hailed the fact that over the last one year, many of the fighting organizations of different sections of the working people, including main sectors of the economy such as transport, manufacturing, banking and insurance etc., have boldly come out in each others' support. He explained that this meeting has been organized to take this unity forward.

Loco staff demonstrate in front of Parliament

On February 28th, 2011 thousands of engine drivers organized under the banner of All India Loco Running Staff Association(AILRSA), marched from Ambedkar Bhawan to Parliament to protest against the callous refusal of the Railway Ministry to address their long standing grievances. 

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