Hyderabad: In the 38th Electric Loco Maintenance Study Group meeting held at the SCR headquarters here on Friday, Ghanshyam Singh, Member Traction, Railway Board stated that revolutionary changes can be brought in Locomotive power by leveraging technological advancements.
South Central Railway is having 3,000 route kilometre electrified track and holding 600 Electric Locomotives. “The staff engaged in maintenance of the locomotives should be properly trained and updated about the new technologies being inducted.
Indian Railways has embarked upon huge electrification of tracks to improve the speed and haulage capacity, he stated and added that the machinery also needs to gear up to meet the demands of the future,” said Ghanshyam Singh.
John Thomas, Additional General Manager, A APhadke, Chief Electrical Engineer, SCR besides Chief Electrical Loco Engineers from all other Zonal Railways, Senior Engineers from Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO), Lucknow participated in the day long Electric Loco Maintenance Study Group meeting.