DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY OF MECHANICAL OFFICERS
Chief Mechanical Engineer
Overall supervision and maintenance of all coaches, freight stock and diesel locomotives
Chief Workshop Engineer
Overall in-charge of the functioning of workshops dealing with maintenance of Rolling stock & related items
Chief Motive Power Engineer (Diesel)
All Diesel sheds Organization is headed by him. Looks after repairs and maintenance of Diesel locomotives allotted to Western Railway
Chief Rolling Stock Engineer (Coaching)
All coaching depots are under his control. Responsible for repairs and maintenance of coaches running over Western Railway
Chief Rolling Stock Engineer (Freight & Operation)
Responsible for diesel locomotives operation & maintenance & upkeep of goods rolling stock, ART’s, ARME’s, 140t diesel hydraulic cranes, in-motion weigh bridges and diesel fueling points installations.
Chief Mechanical Engineer (Planning)
Formulation of Works Programme and M&P programme of WR, Monitoring of progress of on going works under Plan Head 41 & 42 and modernization of Workshops, Depots and Diesel sheds. Mechanical maintenance facilities related with Gauge conversion project
Dy. Chief Mechanical Engineer (W)
Assisting Chief Workshop Engineer. Dealing with all workshop matters, PCDO, procurement of Safety stock items. Control the staff of Drawing section of Mechanical department. Dealing with Rolling Stock programme and RDSO matters, Computerization of HQ Mechanical branch and reporting to CWE
Dy. Chief Mechanical Engineer (DSL)
Assisting Chief Motive Power Engineer (Diesel). Dealing with all maintenance and repair of Diesel locomotives, Punctuality maintenance, Procurement of safety stock items, periodical reports, and day to day performance of equipment failures.
Dy. Chief Mechanical Engineer (chg)
Assisting Chief Rolling Stock Engineer (coaching). Dealing with punctuality maintenance of safety stock items, Reporting the position of condemnation and scrap to CWE. PCDO.
Dy. Chief Mechanical Engineer (Freight)
Assisting Chief Rolling Stock Engineer (F&O). Dealing with loco operation & maintenance & upkeep of goods rolling stock, ART’s, ARME’s, Diesel fueling points, In-motion weigh bridge, etc.
Dy. Chief Mechanical Engineer (Plg.)
Dealing with planning of Mechanical works including M&P programme. Preparation and sanction of detailed estimates, expenditure and reporting to CME(Plg.). Preparation of M&P programme and works programme.
TELEPHONE NUMBER OF MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT
Name of Officer
Railway Auto nos.
CUG Mobile No.
|A. K. Agarwal|
Dy CME (Enhm)
Dy CME (W)
P. V. Kohade
Dy CME (DSL)
Dy CME (Chg)
Dy CME (Plg.)
Secy to CME
AEME ( W/s & Computer)
RAILWAY CODES & MANUALS USED BY MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT
Coaching Maintenance Manual
Coaching Maintenance Instructions
Wagon Maintenance Manual
WDG3A/WDM3D Maintenance Manual
WDM2 Maintenance Manual
WDS6 Maintenance Manual
WDG3A/WDM3D Maintenance spares Manual
140 Tonne Gottwald Crane Maintenance Manual
Disaster management Manual
GS & SR
Working time table
Workman Compensation Act
Hours of Employment Regulations
IR Code for Mechanical department (Workshop)
Industrial Dispute Act
Mechanical Department is responsible for maintenance of all passengers and freight stock and Diesel locos over Western Railway.The department maintains 546 diesel locomotives. 4882 Passenger coaches and 17043 freight wagons.The staff strength is approx 24,000
(i)The particulars of its organization, functions and duties
Organization is headed by Chief Motive Power Engineer (Diesel) with Dy CME (DSL) and AEME (DSL).
A Senior Divisional Mechanical Engineer (DSL)/DME(DSL) is in-charge of each Diesel shed, who looks after repairs and maintenance of Diesel Locomotives running over Western Railway.
Location of Dieselsheds
VTA, SBI (MG), SBI (EMD), GIM
131, 41, 137, 14
b)Freight Operations and functions:-
Freight maintenance and diesel loco operation is looked after by Chief Rolling Stock Engineer (Freight & Operating). He is assisted by Dy. CME (Fr), who also looks after maintenance of wagons and assisted by AEME(R&W) & AEME(L), who looks after operations.
A Senior Divisional Mechanical Engineer in each division is responsible for repairs and maintenance of rolling stock and diesel loco operation.
Location of Wagon Depots
SBI, GIM, VTA
RTM(DN YD), SMP
a)Operations of trains – power/locos, running of trains and interface with Operating Department.
b)Movement and operation of locos, rail buses, DEMUs, ART/ARMEs and all other related
matters with operations.
2.CREW MANAGEMENT :
a)Crew management at Headquarters is dealt by CRSE(F&O)
a)HSD oil used for diesel traction is controlled by CRSE(F&O). Monitoring and managing the Railway Consumer Depots, fuel distribution, day-to-day issues, inventories of oil etc. are monitoredregularly inconsultation with OperatingBranch. Currently, WR has issues of about 600 kilo litre per day and the annual budget is Rs.1278 crores. Approximately 335 locos are fuelled every day.
a)CRSE(F&O) is also the incharge of maintenance of ARTs and ARMEs. Currently, there are 15 ARTs and 17 ARMEs on Western Railway at the following locations.
BCT, BL, UDN
UDN, BA(SP), BL
RTM, UJN, COR
WR has 5 MG Rail buses plying in ADI division.
Chief Rolling Stock Engineer (Coaching) looks after the complete coaching maintenance work of Western Railway.He is assisted by an officer in JA grade Dy.CME(chg) andone officer in junior Scale AEME(Coaching).
A Senior Divisional Mechanical Engineer in each division assists him. He is responsible for repairs and maintenance of coaches running over Western Railway.
ADI,KKF,NBVJ,GIM KKF (MG)
BVC, VRL, PBR
Chief Mechanical Engineer (Planning) is assisted by Dy.CME(Plg.) and AEME (P&P) for planning, progress and modernization of maintenance infrastructure on W.R.
CME (Plg) is dealing with the following works:
1)Formulation of Proposals under Annual M&P Programme PH-41of Western Railway
2)Formulation of Proposals under Works Programme of Western Railway
3)Monitoring of progress of on-going works under plan head 41 & 42
4)Modernization of Workshops, C&W Depots and Diesel Sheds
5)Coordination of M&P Programme for all departments of Western railway
6)Distribution of funds and utilization of funds for plan head 41 & 42
7)Mechanical facilities related with Gauge conversion doubling and new line projects including Survey
Western Railway has three major and two minor workshops. The Chief Workshop Engineer is the overall in-charge of the functioning of shops and related items. He is assisted by one JAG Dy CME(W), Sr. Scale officer EME (W) at Headquarters office. He also co-ordinates for Rolling Stock programme sanction for the Railway.
Lower Parel Mumbai
Undertakes Periodical overhauling (POH) of BG coaches. Besides, it also carries out repairs to LHB coaches. The targeted outturn is 126.3 coaches per month
EMU Workshop Mahalaxmi Mumbai
Undertakes Periodical overhauling (POH) ofElectrical Multiple Units (EMU) coaches running on suburban sections. The targeted outturn is 62 per month
Loco, Carriage & Wagon Workshop Dahod
Undertakes Periodical overhauling (POH) & Mid term Rehabilitation (MTR) of Electric locos and POH of MEMU coaches & POH cum rehabilitation/up gradation of BOX`N’ wagons. The targeted outturn is 4.5 loco, 10 MEMUs & 70 BOX`N’ wagons per month
C&W Workshop Pratap Nagar
Undertakes POH & ROH of BTPN wagons, POH of BVZI wagons & POH of NG coaches. The targeted outturn is 5 POH/115 ROH & 5.17 NG coaches respectively per month
New Carriage Workshop Bhavnagar
Undertakes Periodical overhauling (POH) of BG coaches. The targeted outturn is 40 coaches per month.
(ii)The powers and duties of its officers and employees
In the Mechanical organization Chief Mechanical Engineer is the Principal HOD and he is the overall in charge of entire Mechanical department of Western railway.
(iii)The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervisions and accountability.
(Decision making process, channels of supervisions as per organization setup above shown)
(iv)The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions
(v)The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.