Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said loco pilots are important members of the railway family and alleged that there is lot of misinformation and theatrics by the opposition to demotivate them. Vaishnaw took to X to highlight various steps taken by the Railways to improve the working condition of train drivers. “Duty hours of loco pilots are carefully monitored. Rest is provided meticulously after trips. The average duty hours are maintained within prescribed hours,” he wrote.