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800. 

Which railway zone became Unmanned Level Crossing (UMLC) Free Zone, eliminating over 1,000 such level crossings?

[A]. Eastern Railways
[B]. Central Railways
[C]. Southern Railways
[D]. Northern Railways

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Southern Railway became Unmanned Level Crossing (UMLC) Free Zone, eliminating over 1,000 such level crossings. This includes : Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai Divisions which became UMLC free in the 1st quarter of the present financial year. This was done by the elimination of all 1054 UMLCs by providing alternate routes like provision of subways, the road under bridges etc. In 2010, the Railway Board formulated policy to eliminate all such level crossings for road and rail users.

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