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Mechanical C&W

 दक्षिण मध्य रेलवे

South Central Railway

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यांत्रिक
(सवारीऔर माल डिब्बा) शाखा

Mechanical (C&W and Power) Department

యాంత్రిక (క్యారేజ్ & వాగన్ మరియు శక్తి ) శాఖ


                                                                                               This web page is last updated on 07.5.2016


ABOUT US: Sr.DME is the head of this department assisted by three ADMEs for C&W and one for Power organisation.

The activities of Carriage and Wagon department in Vijayawada division are spread over Six major and six minor depots.

In the Power organisation, activities such as Diesel Loco operations, Maintenance of Running room/rest rooms, fuel installations, weigh bridge and boiler organisation are included.   


1. Organization chart - BZA Division



1.  2.  Infrastructure:

vDetails of Office Buildings :

CDO/BZA

01

Wagon Depot/BZA

01

SSE/C&W/COA

01

SSE/C&W/NS

01

SSE/C&W/MTM

01

vPit lines:

DEPOT

No of Pit Lines

PL

No

Length

(In mtr)

Pit capacity in coaches

BZA

5

1

284

13

2

314

14

3

537

24

4

570

24(Camtech design)

5

560

24     

NS

1

Rd.5

532

23

COA

2

Rd.9

550

24

Rd.10

550

 24(Camtech design)

MTM

1

1

560

24

vROH/IOH/Sick sheds:

WD/BZA        :        Covered Accommodation  (4 sheds) - 12786 sqm.

Chg/BZA        :              IOH shed of 70mtrs.x16mtrs.for attending 4 coaches capacity.

          COA               :         Sick shed size 75x25 mtrs. for attending sick wagons.

      NS                 :         Covered coach sick shed of size 1 coach length.

IOH shed of one coach length with two pit lines 35x18mts with two nos.   of EOT    cranes of 25/5 Tones capacity.

      RJY               :        Sick line consisting 1 line-cap of 15 wagons.

        KI                  :        One sick line inside   : VTPS

2.  3. Performance:

vCoaching:

Sl.

No.

Item

2015-16

2016-17

(Apr-16.)

1

Coaching Ineffective % of AC(Avg)

1.1

1.7

Coaching Ineffective %  of Non-AC (Avg)

0.4

0.3

2

En-route coach detachments (Ownership) 

0

1

3

En-route coach detachments (Territorial) 

0

0

4

Secondary coach detachments (Ownership)

0

0

5

Secondary coach detachments (Territorial)

0

0

6

IOH 

63

57

7

Direct punctuality loss on Chg. Trains 

1

1

8

In-direct punctuality loss cases 

1

1

v Freight: 

 

Sl.

No.

Item

2015-16

2016-17

(Apr-16.)

1

Ineffective wagons % (Avg)

1

0.9

2

ROH out turn in (vu) (Avg)

250

275

3

En-route wagon detachments  / Year

0

0

4

Hot axles/RB failures  / Year

2

0

5

Train partings / year

0

2

3.   4. Innovations :

ØRetro-fitment of CBC Coupler with Transition Screw Coupling:

4 nos of coaching CBC Couplers with Transition Screw Coupling were procured and Retro-fitment was successfully carried by the Depot staff on SLRD 07709/Con 28.05.2013 and SLRD 07711/C on 31-05-2013 for 12711 Exp.
     

Ø COA Depot developed Bolster Spring gadget:

COA Freight depot staff developed the following 3 gadgets in-house for changing of snubber springs, lifting of centre pivots and Gas cylinders carrying trolley. With this staff can change the snubber springs attend the repairs and welding work easily.

 

Ø Provision of Wire mesh to Coach Ventilators:

The process of provision of wire mesh to ventilators of GS & SLR Coaches is started from 22.07.2014. As on 31.07.2014, 31 coaches have been completed. PDC for completion of all 170 coaches is set as 31.08.2014. This would prevent passengers from inserting waste papers/cigarette butts in the ventilators thereby avoiding potential fire hazards.

  

Ø COA Depot developed Centre Pivot lifting gadget:

 

Ø Working model of CBC at Coaching depot/BZA:

A working model of CBC has been installed at IOH shed. Staff & Supervisors can be trained in actual coupling and uncoupling of CBC coaching trains for ensuring proper locking of CBC and gauging of H-Type CBC can be demonstrated to the staff working at PF & in RM.

During CME/SC inspection on 09-07-2014, CME has appreciated the CBC working model and trolley lifting gadget and awarded the team involved in these innovations.

 

H-Type CBC working model with Gauge Board.


Ø      Wagon Depot/BZA developed Two numbers of Bogie Stands:

Wagon Depot / BZA has developed two numbers of bogie stands to attend welding / grinding works for easy comprehension of staff.

  


ØCommissioning of  ART towing equipment :

Seized roller bearing gadget (towing equipment) pertaining to ART/RJY and BTTR tested on 13.2.2014 between SLO-CCT section in presence of ADME/C&W/BZA.

 

ØProvision of holding clamps to Adopter at Wagon Depot/BZA :

Hitherto the assembly of wheel sets ,Adopter and E M Pad assembly done manually which results into minor  injuries  to staff .Now the system has been improved by providing “holding clamps " and make them to sit directly on wheel sets.



Ø Fabrication of BOXN Flap doors at Wagon Depot/BZA :

For the last nine months, the depot is facing acute crisis of BOXN Flap doors because of non-supply of the items either from RYPS or from Sr.DMM/BZA. Therefore assistance has been sought from RYPS for supplying of tailor made pieces of door material. The depot started fabricating the doors with the help of spare staff out of ART/AMRV. So far, as many as 22 doors were fabricated. During inspection of CRSE/SC on 29.1.2015, cash award of Rs. 3,000/- was announced for the exemplary work done by the staff. 

 

ØCTRB Gadget developed at Wagon Depot-BZA :

Motorized CTRB rotating gadget was developed by the wagon depot staff to find out the defective CTRB wheel sets in stimulation mode, due to this enroute RB failures can be minimized.

  

ØWheel changing gadget:

Wheel changing gadget has been developed by Wagon depot staff to change the defective wheel set on formation without detaching. Normally time taken for defective wheel changing of wagon will take 64 hrs, by using this gadget the wheel is being changed within one hour. 


Ø    Gadget for coach end body cleaning:

For cleaning of end body of the coach gadget was designed indigenously to clean the end body of a coach on pit line.


ØCOA Depot staff constructed Pathway:

COA C&W staff constructed temporary pathway between freight shed to CAMTECH pit line with the available scrap material. Now the distance has come down to 300mts only between freight shed and CAMTECH pit line instead of 1.8km and also revenue is saved to Railways. This parthway is useful to all other departments also. 

 

ØDevelopment of Equalizing stay holding bracket:

An Equalizing stay holding bracket was developed indigenously as per the directives of CRSE/SC so that coaches having equalizing stay failures can be allowed upto destination by fixing the holding bracket which effectively serves the purpose of Equalizing stay.

 

 

ØImprovements envisaged in outsourced contracts:

OBHS team is carrying a GPS based Bio-Metric system for checking the availability of staff at 3 enroute stations from 17-02-2016 for 17225 Amaravathi Express at BZA, for 17211 Kondavedu Express at MTM on Jan.16. and 17205/17221 Shiridi/LTT Exp. on Jan.16 at COA depots provided.

Mechanised Coach Cleaning team has been provided Bio-Metric system for regular monitoring of attendance at Coaching depot/BZA from May-2015, and at MTM 26.02.2016 and at COA on 27.02.16 onwards.

  

ØDosing equipment :

The Dosing equipment supplied by Johnson Diversey India Ltd, 250 litres water tank and 4 plastic drums of capacity of 200 litres with taps were made by Coaching Depot/BZA and the equipment was installed on 22.03.2016. 

 



1.    5.  Photo Gallery:

Ø Efficiency shield for best maintained Coaching Depot/BZA:

DRM & Sr.DME received the shield for best maintained coaching depot/BZA from GM during 60thRly. Week celebrations held at Secunderabad on 10.4.2015.


Ø Second Best efficiency shield for ART/BTTR:

DRM & Sr.DME also received the Efficiency Shield for the second best  maintained ART/BTTR from GM during 60th Rly.week celebrations.


Ø      CAMTECH design Pit Line (LV-9) was inaugurated by Sri P.K.Srivastava, GM/SCR  on 17.4.2014 during his inspection.

 

Ø Upbhokta Pakhwada program on 28.5.15 at Samalkot Station conducted by Sr.DME/BZA:

 

 

Ø National Cleanliness Campaign under Swachh Bharat Mission:

All the staff including the Officers have assembled in front of Station/BZA to take the pledge on Swachh Bharat mission on 02.10.15. After the pledge, all the staff walked through Railway colony duly displaying slogans on Swachh Bharat.


  

ØProvision of display board regarding availability of OBHS :

One display board was provided with phone No. to the OBHS coach on the formation to know the passengers availability of OBHS facility for Kondaveedu Express.


 

ØMobile material bins at FTEY/BZA:

Two Jumbo battery operated trucks were modified with mobile bins for ferrying material in Yard.

 

ØBio toilet Model:

A bio toilet model was provided in Model room for the benefit of trainees at ATC/BZA.



ØGM inspection on 26.2.2016

During GM inspection at MTM station on 26.02.2016 plantation was done at coaching depot MTM by GM.

 

 

ØBest ROH Out Turn  at Zonal level -  Wagon Depot/BZA :

Wagon Depot has been adjudged as one of the best ROH outturn depots at zonal level and received Rolling shield on 18.4.16 from sri K.P.Somkuwar, CME at Rail Kala Rang, Secunderabad.

ØBest maintained Coaching Depot/ BZA:

BZA Coaching Depot received 2nd successive year “Best Maintained Coaching Depot” shield for the year 2015-2016 for its sustained efforts in IOH, Rake Maintenance and highest no of en-route trains and attention with all-round improvement in coaching performance indices.

                                      

ØInspection of Coaching Depot/MTM :

CME/SC visited coaching depot/MTM on 30.4.2016 and announced a cash award of Rs.3000/- in appreciation of best maintained rake MTM express (17249/50) and best maintenance of records.

 

ØInspection of Wagon Depot/BZA :

Sri K.Venugopala Rao, ADRM/BZA visited wagon depot on 11.04.16.Impressed by the work culture among workers especially the women folk, ADRM announced a cash award of Rs 5000 in appreciation of staff. 


 

 

MECHANICAL POWER ORGANISATION - DIESEL TRACTION

   Introduction:

BZA Division is predominantly an Electrified section and most of the trains run on Electrical Traction.Out of 954.58 route KMs of Vijayawada Division, the non-electrified section of 221 route KMs over branch lines of Vijayawada, i.e., BZA-GDV-BVRM-NDD, GDV-MTM & BVRM-NS sections are dealt with exclusive Diesel Traction. In addition to this, two pairs of express trains in BZA-VSKP section and one pair of Pass train in BZA-GDR section is worked with Diesel traction.22 Mail/ Express Daily trains, 4 weekly trains and 51 passenger trains (including DEMUs) on Vijayawada Division are run by Diesel Locomotives of BZA, GTL, MLY, KZJ and KJM sheds.

1.CCC/Dsl/BZA:

One Crew Control Office is located at BZA with a sanctioned strength of 230 and actuals of 199.  The depot is being headed by Chief Crew Controller and the crew will be arranged to the trains run on diesel traction as per the links. The Vacancy position of Dsl. Running Staff /BZA is as under:

Depot

Category

S

A

V

E

CCC/Dsl/BZA

 

 

 

LP (Mail)

30

27

3

0

LP (Pass)

58

19

36

0

LP (Goods)

17

52

0

23

LP (Shg.)

40

17

28

0

ALP

83

84

0

10

SSE/C&W/NS

LP (Shg.)

4

4

1

0

SSE/C&W/MTM 

LP (Shg.)

2

0

2

0

ALP

0

2

0

2

 Grand Total

234

205

70

35

ØThe Vacancy position of Dsl Running Supervisory Staff /BZA is as under:

 

Category

S

A

V

Remarks

Ch.Loco Inspector

11

9

2

CCC

1

1

0

Crew Controller

6

3

3

CPRC

1

1

0

Power Controller

5

5

--

Grand Total

24

19

5


2.Infrastructure of Diesel Organistion in BZA division.

ØFuel Oil installations in BZA Division:

Two Fuel Oil installations, one each at BZA and COA are available to cater to the fuel oil needs of trains running with Diesel Locomotives. These installations are known as Railway Consumer Depots (RCDs).

ØRCD/BZA :Three vertical storage tanks each of 232,232 and 533 KL capacity are available.  An average of 65 KL in a day to 48 locomotives is being issued to Diesel locomotives at RCD/ BZA. A maximum of  5 days stock is being  be maintained.

ØRCD/COA:  Two underground storage tanks each of 20 KL at this location. At an average of 0.486KL of HSD oil is being issued and an average of one loco being fueled every day. A maximum of 5 days stock is being be maintained.

ØRunning Room/Narsapur:

Sl.

No.

Description

Remarks

Date of commissioning

16.07.10

1.

No. of beds

26

2.

Peak hour occupation

14 (12:00 hrs)

3.

Average number of occupants per day

26

ØRunning Room/NS was awarded as “Best Maintained Running Room” under minor category at Zonal Level for the years 2010-11, 2011-12 and Second Best in the year 2012-13 & 2014-15. The quality management system of the said running room has been audited and certified to the standards of IS 9001:2008 on 2nd July 2014 for a period of three years. 


ØAdditional Facilities provided at Running Room /NS:

    ·     One digital Blood Pressure Monitor is provided to facilitate the incumbents to     check their Health condition.

·    One Instant digital Gluco Meter   to check the Blood Glucose levels with accessories was provided.

·   One Stand by R.O water filter of 50 litres/hour capacity was provided at Running Room /NS.

·    Two Nos of 1+3+1 sofa sets are provided at reception area 

            

ØRest Room/BVRM:

Sl.

No.

Description

Remarks

1

No. of beds

15

2

Peak hour occupation

11 (from 01:00 hrs. to 03:00 hrs.)    

3

Average number of occupants per day

24

           

ØRest Room/MTM:

Sl.

No.

Description

Remarks

1

No. of beds

19

2

Peak hour occupation

17 (from 09:00 hrs. to 14:00 hrs.)    

3

Average number of occupants per day

28

ØAdditional facility at Rest Room/MTM “food is being also served to the occupants of Rest Room w.e.f 10.6.2015”.

ØPerformance para meters :

Sl.

No.

Item

2014-15

2015-16

[Upto Apr-16]

Target

Actual

Target

Actual

1

10 hrs. implementation

90 %

98.61

90 %

98.82

2

Dsl Loco utilisation

390

450.50

390

454.08

3

Average Goods Outage

4.0

1.79

4.0

1.63

4

Loco failures

 --

0.50

 --

0.67

5

Average Goods Speed

20

 18.83

 --

18.92

6

Conservation of HSD Fuel Oil by shutting down of Locos [Qty in ltrs]

--

341522.33

--

354089.6

7

S.F.C.     -   DEMU

                   PASS

1.9

4.0

1.83

3.98

[Upto Feb]

1.9

3.51

2.24

4.02

[Upto

 Feb-16]

8

GTKMs  [Fig in Crores]

--

35.56

--

3.69

ØMaintenance of Electronic In-Motion Weigh Bridges (120T capacity):

 S.No

     Place

 Commi-ssioned 

date

AMC

    Present 

 Status

  Firms Name

1

RJY

14.06.06

            Available

Working

 M/s. Schenck Process India Ltd/Kolkata

2

BTTR

05.05.06

             Available

Working

 M/s. Schenck Process India Ltd/Kolkata

3

COA

31.10.09

          Available 

           Working

 M/s. Digital Weighing systems Pvt. Ltd/BSP

4

SLO

20.10.14

           Available

Working

M/s. Digital Weighing systems Pvt. Ltd/BSP

5

BZA

PF No. 2

26.11.11

Available

            Working

ESSAE / Digitronics Pvt. Ltd/ Banglore

6

KPCL1/ NLR (PKPK) (Private)

03.08.10

  Not            Available

        Working

  ESSAE / Digitronics Pvt. Ltd/ Banglore

7

KPCL2/ NLR (PKPK) (Private)

13.9.12

  Not           Available

         Working

 ESSAE / Digitronics Pvt. Ltd/ Banglore

8

KPCL-3 Private

(PKPK)

13.9.12

Not Available

Working

ESSAE / Digitronics Pvt. Ltd/ Banglore

9

 KSLK-1(Private)

05.02.11

Not     Available

              Working

 Senlogic Automachines Pvt. Ltd., Chennai

10

KSLK-2

21.05.14

Not Available

Working

Senlogic Automachines Pvt. Ltd., Chennai

11

APT

16.3.15

Not Available

Working

ESSAE / Digitronics Pvt. Ltd/ Banglore

ØMaintenance of Fire Extinguishers:

Contract was awarded to M/s. Seven Hills Safety Equipment's & Systems Pvt. Ltd. /BZA for a period of 2 years an amount of Rs.29,39,666/- valid up to 5.9.17.

Ø        Weigh Bridge Organization :

The weigh Bridge organization of BZA division with one supervisor and one Liaison Inspector with 5 staff  is maintaining 88 Conventional weighing scales spread over various stations in BZA division and also maintaining 28 conventional weighing scales spread over GNT division.

Also the organization is looking the maintenance of II Electronic in-motion weigh bridges over the division.

ØBoiler Organization :

The Boiler organization in BZA division with 4 staff (1-DBI, 3-Tech.) is looking after the activity of Testing and certification of Air receivers, boilers and Main reservoirs of all Diesel Locomotives spread all over in South Central Railway, The details are as under.

Item

Total No. available

Periodicity of Testing and certification

Avg. No. of inspection/per month

Main reservoir tanks in Diesel Locomotives

560

Once in 24 months

8

Air Receivers

100

Once in a year

8.33

Boilers

4

2-once in 3 months.

2- Once in 9 months

0.42






Source : South Central Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 19-05-2016  


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