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TRACTION DISTRIBUTION

ABOUT ELECTRIC TRACTION IN VIJAYAWADA DIVISION

Electric traction was introduced in BZA division during the year 1980 in BZA-GDR section.  Later, other section i.e. BZA-RYP section was energized in March 1986 as a part of Vijayawada – Ballarshah route electrification, Vijayawada (excl.) – Visakhapatnam (incl.) section in March 1997.

The total electrified section of the division is now expanded to 819 Route Kms and 2063 Track Kms including newly electrified section i.e., from Mangampet Road (incl.) to Venkatachalam Road junction (Excl.). BZA-GDV-MTM-BVRM-NS-NDD section of 221 RKM electrification work is under progress. 25KV single phase power supply for electric traction is derived from 14 Traction Sub-stations located “en-route” and the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board, now APTRANSCO is supplying power at 132KV from their grid to all these Traction Sub-stations. The monthly average electrical consumption towards Electrical Traction is 57.6 million units, billing to 25.7 Crores (approx).

FUNCTION

Maintenance of Overhead Equipment & Power supply Installations of the Vijayawada Division and ensures uninterrupted power supply to traction services for movement of Trains.

SALIENT FEATURES

Electrified Track Kilometer

2063 KM

Electrified Route Kilometer

819 KM

Electrification % of Division (RKM)

76.38%

STATISTICAL INFORMATION

1

Traction Sub-Stations

14

GDR, PGU, NGPM, KVZ, OGL, BPP, TEL, KCC, VAT, TDD, RJY, SLO, TUI & AKP

2

Sectioning & Paralleling Posts

15

VKT, AXR, VRJN, SKM,CJM, MCVM, DIG, RYP, GWM, PUA, NDD, APT, DGDG, REG & DVD.

3

Sub Sectioning & paralleling Posts

30

MBL, VDE, KAPT,  TMC, BTTR, TTU, TNR, KRV, UGD, CLX, APL,  TSR, TEL, BZA(S), BZA,  ELS, MBD, GALA, NZD, DEL, CEL, NBM, KVR, KYM, MPU, PAP, COA, ANV, GLU & NASP

4

Supervisory Remote Control

1

BZA

5

Remote Control

1

BZA

6

OHE Depots

14

GDR, NLR, KVZ, OGL, CJM, BPP,  KCC, BZA, VAT, TDD, RJY, SLO, TUI &  AKP

7

PSI Depots

13

GDR, NLR, KVZ, OGL,  BPP,  TEL,  KCC, VAT, TDD, RJY, SLO, TUI &  AKP

ORGANIZATION

Sr.DEE/TrD/Vijayawada -        Shri GAJENDRA KUMAR

ADEE/TrD/Nellore          -       Shri P.DAMARAKESWARA RAO

ADEE/TrD/Bapatla          -       Shri S.S.V.PRASADA RAO

ADEE/TrD/Rajahmundry -       Shri T.SURESH BABU

ADEE/TrD/Tuni               -       Shri K.SRINIBASH


DUTIES OF SENIOR DIVISIONAL ELECTRICAL ENGINEER(TRD) :

Sr.DEE (TrD) is the officer in charge of the Traction Distribution section in a Division, responsible for all technical and organizational matters connected with the efficient maintenance and operation of the power supply installations, OHE and RC equipment.

DUTIES OF ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL ELECTRICAL ENGINEER(TRD) :

ADEE(TrD) is the officer in immediate charge of the maintenance, operation and safety of all power supply installations, overhead equipment (OHE) and RC equipment in his jurisdiction and is answerable to Sr.DEE(TrD) in all matters connected therewith and in addition to assisting Sr.DEE(TrD) in his duties.

POWERS

Schedule of Powers, South Central Railway, which can be accessed at  Model SOP 2018

MANUALS

Alternating Current Traction Manual (ACTM), which can be accessed at

ACTM Volume-I

ACTM Volume-II Part-I

ACTM Volume-II Part-II

TARIFF

3.55 Rupees per unit + 300 Rupees per KV w.e.f. 01.04.2017.




Source : South Central Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 22-02-2019  


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