The details of activities of depots are as below:
Main functions of coaching depots:
Owns total responsibility of maintenance including schedule attention.
Pit line maintenance is given like primary trains except attention of prescribed schedules as these are owned by other depots/divisions.
Interior dry cleaning, toilet cleaning, watering is done for trains which return from platform.
Watering, toilet cleaning minimum required passenger amenity will be done for passing through trains.
- Rolling-in & Rolling-out examination:
This will be done for all PM, SM, Turnaround & pass-through trains.
Intermediate Overhaul of Coaches and attention to sick marked coaches.
- OBHS (On Board Housekeeping Services):
15 trains in the division are covered under this service which is an outsourced activity.
Other Miscellaneous Activities:
• Stores Management.
• Mill Wright (Wheel lathe, EOT crane, Fork lift etc).
• A.C. curtain maintenance.
• Maintenance of SLR Safety equipments.
• Break down Maintenance and activities.
• Inspection carriage maintenance.
• Contract management.
Freight examination in yard:
3 types of examination is carried out in the division
· Will be certified for 7,500 kms/35 days whichever is earlier and these
rakes will have base depots and supposed to run in nominated circuit.
·Freight depots are RDM (BOXN,BOBR),BPA(BCN) & SNF (BLC,BCCW)
·Will be certified for 12+3 days and does not have base depots.
·Freight depots are RDM, BPA, and SNF.
3. End to End:
·Will be certified for first loading point to immediate unloading point only.
·Freight depots are RDM, BPA, and SNF,DKJ and SEM.
Sick line attention:
At major freight train examination points facilities are provided for sick attention of wagons to carry out wheel changing, medium welding repairs to body and under gear, medium nature draft gear attention.
On train attention of repairs:
During train examination minor and medium welding repairs and replacement of CC pads/EM pads bolster springs and body welding repairs etc. will be attended on-train without detachment of wagons.
ROH of wagons:
Routine overhaul will be done mainly for BOXN, BOBR,BLC at RDM. In addition, occasionally BCN, BRN wagons will also be given ROH attention and BCN ROH is done at BPA.
Mobile TXR gangs are deployed for attention to wayside detached sick wagons.
1. Stores Management.
2. Yard cleaning, scrap collection and disposal.
3. Breakdown activities if attached.
4. Maintenance of Electronic- I n-Motion weigh bridges.
5. Management of fire extinguishers through AMC.
The following breakdown specials are under control of Mechanical / C&W department.
COWANS SHELDON 140 T. crane with LUCAS re-railing equipment
ART with MFD
Training centre is based at Ramagundam freight depot for imparting training to Group 'C' & Group 'D' staff.
Type of course
Category of staff
RRB & CG appointed Artisans
Group-D to Group-C
Electronic in-motion weighs bridges:
9 electronic in-motion weigh bridges are maintained by this department and they are located at Secunderabad (SC) & (HYB), Manikgarh (MAGH), Sultanabad (STBD), Kazipet (KZJ), Tondalagopravaram (TNGM), Charlapalli (CHZ), Shankarpalli (SKP) & stations HSP (Hasanparti)
Mechanical C&W Department has taken over linen management from Commercial Department with effect from 1.6.2010.
Supply, commissioning & operation of Mechanized laundry of 1 ton capacity at SC coaching depot:
Mechanized Laundry of 1 ton capacity has been commissioned on 24.12.2010 for washing, ironing & packing of 2000 bed roll sets per day to improve the washing quality of linen.