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          Updated on 01.11.16

ELECTRICAL (RS)

          GENERAL

  1. Electric Loco Shed, Jhansi designed for a holding of 100 locos was established in 1987 with an initial holding of 17 locos.  Present holding of the shed is 207 locomotives including 90 WAG/7 (45 BHEL & 45 CLW make) and 117 WAG/5 (74 BHEL & 43 CLW make) locomotives. The newly received WAG/7 locomotive from BHEL and CLW are having some special features viz., Crew Friendly Cab with FRP cabinet for Driver Desk and Air conditioning, VCD & Stick type Master Controller.

ELS/JHSwas the first shed in Indian Railways to acquire three prestigious International Standards viz., ISO-14001:2004, OHSAS-18001: 2007 & ISO-9001:2008 together.

      2.   ORGANISATION & ASSETS

2.1        GAZETTED:

SN

Name

Designation

Since

1.

Shri Akhilesh Kumar Srivastava

Sr.DEE/RS

29.04.2014

2.

Shri R.K.Singh

DEE/RS

21.03.2016

3.

Shri S.K.Singh

SMM/ELS

07.05.2015

4.

Shri R.D.Bhargav

ADEE/RS

03.10.2012

5.

Shri A.K.Saini.

ADEE/RS

04.03.2013

2.2         NON-GAZETTED:

Sr. No.

Category

ELS/JHS

SS

MOR

1.

2.

3.

4.

Supervisors

Artisan

Unskilled

Supporting

82

612

73

18

  70

454

140

 12

TOTAL

785

676

2.3          ASSETS:- Total No. of Locos = 207

Sr. No.

Type of Loco

Nos. of Loco

Manufactured by

Type of  Braking

BHEL

CLW

Air Brake

01.

WAG-5

117

74

43

117

02.

WAG-7

90

45

45

  90

Total

207

119

88

207

2.4   SIV : Total 89 Nos. ( 67 WAG-7+ 22 WAG-5) Locos are fitted with Static Converter.

Make of SIV

SIEMENS

AAL

Hirect

Medha

ABB

TOTAL

Single Cubicle

38

-

22

06

10

76

Generic Version

-

13

-

-

-

13

Total

38

13

22

06

10

89

2.5         MPCS :

Total 106 locos are fitted with Micro Processor Based with Fault Diagnostic system. (38 Nos - M/s Stesalit Make + 62 Nos - M/s Medha Make + 04 M/s IC Elect. +02 M/s Stone In)

2.6         Vigilance Control Device ( VCD).

 All  207 Nos locos are equipped with VCD at present.(33 Nos. of M/s Saitronik make + 105 Nos. M/s Medha make + 49 M/s Stesalit +13 Nos M/s AAL+ 04 M/s IC Elect.)+ 03 VCD In built in MPCS Ver-3

3.0        PERFORMANCE OF IMPORTANT INDICES

Twin objectives of the Shed viz., “Availability” & “Reliability” of locomotives have been very well achieved by ELS/JHS.

Performance of the shed on all the importance indices e.g., “Loco Failure”, “Punctuality Loss”, “Outage”, “Cost of Maintenance” & “Infrastructural & System Improvements” has not only shown considerable improvement over the last year but has been BEST-EVER during the last 29 years since inception of the shed which is evident from the enclosed tables




4.1        BEST ELECTRIC LOCO SHED SHIELD OF NCR:

ELS/JHS has been awarded with the Shield of “Best Electric Loco Shed of NCR” in the years 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2008-09 & 2010-11 and jointly in the year 2006-07, 2009-10 & 2014-15  alongwith ELS/CNB.

4.2        ELS/JHS IS THE ‘FIRST ELECTRIC LOCO SHED IN INDIAN RAILWAYS’ TO ACQUIRE 3 PRESTIGIOUS CERTIFICATIONS VIZ., ISO-14001, OHSAS-18001 & ISO-9001 CERTIFICATIONS:

Railways Corporate Objectives of resource conservation, pollution control, occupational health of staff and high safety standards in shed’s working with built in continual improvement can be effectively and best addressed by ISO-14001 & OHSAS-18001 (Occupational Health & Safety Assessment Series).ELS/JHS is the first Electric Loco Shed in Indian Railways to acquire both these prestigious certifications – without any consultancy contract –a milestone.

Besides above, ISO-9001 Certification has also been acquired by the Shed which has lead to qualitative improvement in reliability, availability and overall improvement in efficiency on sustained basis. Thus, ELS/JHS has become the first Electric Loco Shed on Indian Railways to acquire all the three prestigious certifications viz.,ISO-9001, ISO-14001 & OHSAS-18001.

4.3        EVER HIGHEST RELIABILITY & AVAILABILITY (OUTAGE):

Availability (Outage) of shed has been Best Ever during 2015-16 since inception of the shed.  Goods Loco Outage has been consistently well above the target throughout the last year (+20.07). In the current year 2016-17 upto Sep’2016 it is again (+20.06) well above the target.

A record outage of 199.3 loco has been achieved on 9th April ‘15. This is the highest ever outage in the history of the shed.  

4.4        53 Nos. of JHS based locomotives are working on line. In the month of Aug’16 this figure was  57  which is highest ever in the history of this shed.

           

4.5        MAN OF THE MONTH AWARD

To motivate the staff ,”Man of the month” award started in the ELS/JHS from the month Aug’2014 for excellent work done during the whole month.

5.0        SOME OF THE BEST INNOVATIONS DONE BY ELS/JHS :

5.1        Development of Newly HV testing facility to arrest the failure of VCB insulator bursting on line.

5.2        Development of VCD test bench for testing of all make of VCDs(Ver-5).

5.3       Development of Test bench for testing of multi-couplers which saves considerable time in testing while forming Multiple Units.

5.4        Armature wooden Fixture has been developed in house for avoiding load transfer of Armature at V cone & PE

             side evolutes during Armature lifting . 

5.5        Development  of Table ( size 253x130x90 cm) for cleaning of Axle Box. In this modified table dust & dirt will be collected on one place.

5.6        Development  of tray for cleaning of  Bogie Equipments.

5.7        Development  of Scrapper for cleaning of Bull Gear Teeth for removing of cardium  compound.

5.8        Jig for measurement of Transverse flexibility of pantographs.

5.9        New integrated test bench for testing of both Bombardier & AAL make SMGRs.

5.10      Test Bench for Focus Adjustment of Twin Beam Headlight.

5.11      Test Bench for testing Master Controller, EMC, Time Lag relays, Flexible Hose Pipes, VCD (M/s Saitronik make) etc.

5.12      Provision of Fuse Board Assembly on top of battery charger of AC electric loco and removal of MCB.

5.13       Air Dryer Test Bench developed for testing of Air Dryers after overhauling.

5.14      Jig developed to fit the bearing on rotor shaft  so that equal pressure on inner & outer racer  of bearing is   ensured.  

5.15    New blowing plant developed for blowing the loco during schedule in a dust free & environment friendly manner. 

5.16       Fixture has been developed by shed on own effort for assembly and dis-assembly of brake cylinder. This has   reduced the efforts in doing overhauling work.

5.17     Provision of MVSI in place of SIV ( AAL make) cooling fan in Loco no. 27944 WAG-7 for improving the performance of SIV.

5.18      Provision of conventional battery charger out side the SIV Siemens make  in loco no. 27946.

5.19     A modification have been carried out in the baking oven to reduced its inside volume by suitable fixing MS sheet  inside the oven. It has reduced energy consumption by 20%.

5.20    Commissioning of M/s Medha Make MPCS Ver-3 in Loco No 28658 WAG-7 by in house effort.

6.0        INFRASTRUCTURAL IMPROVEMENTS DONE BY ELS/JHS:

a)   Augmentation of ELS/JHS from 120 Locos to 150 Locos:

vWork sanctioned in Pink Book 251/07-08. 452/14-15, 205/15-16,588/16-17

vTotal Cost – Rs 8.37 Crores.( 5.73 Crores Engineering + 2.64 Crores Electrical ) 

vExpenditure upto Sep’16 – Rs 8.61 Crores.

vCivil work completed. Work of General Service and OHE awarded and work is in progress.

vFunds allotment in 2016-17 (outlay)  – 1.76 Crores.

vFunds required for 2016-17(RE) -  Rs. 2.31 Crores.    

b)   Augmentation from 150 Locos to 175 Locos:

vWork sanctioned in Pink Book 427/09-10. 457/14-15, 507/15-16,593/16-17

vTotal Cost – 11.15 Crores. (6.66 Crores Engineering + 4.48 Crores Electrical ) 

vExpenditure incurred upto Sep’16 -  Rs. 4.91 Crore.

vCivil Engineering 84% track work completed. Electrical & OHE contract awarded. Tender for the work of  pit , extension of inspection bay, medium lifting bay has been awarded and started.   

vFunds allotment in 2016-17 (outlay)   – Rs 0.20 Crore.

Funds required for 2016-17 -  Rs. 4.41 Crore.    

c)         Stacking Arrangements for Improving House Keeping: Various double storied stacking arrangements have been made by totally in-house efforts resulting in excellent storage facilities of equipments and utilization of precious crane space.

d)         Arrangement of PCB Digital Cards Storage System: A new storage arrangement for PCB cards / Electronic Items of Static Converters of M/s AAL and M/s Siemens make and Microprocessor of M/s Medha & M/s Stesalit make has been provided in the Electronics section of the shed. This has facilitated easy and quick identification of items and their safe storage as lot of cards are being procured for these equipments.

e)           Modification & Mechanical improvement in EOT Cranes :

In EOT carne  no. 406 there was a misalignment of main hoist gear leading to uneven meshing and resultant  non-uniform loading of main gear. It was minutely analyzed and found that the axis of main gear was not parallel with base. Proper meshing & fitment of main hoist gear was done.     

  

   f)        Provision of 500 KVA DG Set:  500 KVA DG Set has been commissioned in 2009 under Phase-I Shed  Expansion Programme.  It has helped in uninterrupted working of the shed in case of power supply failure.

g)        Filter Cleaning Plant: In order to improve the work areas so that the staff is protected from dusty environment, filter cleaning facility has been developed by in-house efforts.

h)         Replacement of Old LT Distribution Panel by New Panels for M&Ps of the shed:   Replacement of old LT electric distributions panels at 6 locations in various sections in the shed by LT Panel with Triple Pole MCCBs has been done for improvement in lighting circuit & power supply to M&Ps.

i)          Automatic Power factor correction panel: Automatic power factor correction panel of 498 KVAR make ACM Switch Gear, Kanpur has been commissioned. It has reduced the line loses & loses due to inductive load and improved the efficiency of input power supply - A step towards energy conservation by saving about 8% energy.

j)          New Speedometer Test Bench has been commissioned in TR-III section for testing of all types of Speedometers on a single test bench.

k)         A ferrous wear debris monitor has been commissioned in Lab for easy and accurate analysis of axle box grease for any ferrous content.  The machine has helped in detecting the failures at very initial stage.

l)         A Universal Multipurpose Armature Machine of M/s HYT Machines Pvt. Ltd., Pune procured through M&P has been commissioned. On this machine, armature commutator turning, mica under cutting, buffing and measurement of segment to segment voltage drop tests are being done.

m)        Provision of Epoxy Flooring in 4 Sections:  Epoxy Flooring has been done in Pneumatic, TR-I, TR-II & TR-III Sections of ELS/JHS. This has given aesthetic look to these sections and has helped in better cleanliness of the sections, avoiding dirt and dust in the equipments under overhauling. Epoxy Flooring for other areas/ sections also planned.!in 13 locos.

n)                     Air Compressor  ( KES-90) Rotary Electrical Driven (Screw type), 500 CFM, 10KG/Cm2:

Air Compressor  ( KES-90) Rotary Electrical Driven (Screw type), 500 CFM, 10KG/Cm2 of M/s Kirlosker Pneumatic Co. Ltd,  Pune has been commissioned  against M&P item. This system has air dryer in the circuit to supply moisture free compressed air which is used to clean pneumatic valves, loco body filters and cleaning of other equipments  like, RSI etc.

o)         Provision of High Reach Pantograph :

18 Nos High Reach Pantograph have been commissioned  in WAG-7 locos. 

 

p)TURBO VENTS

25 Nos. Turbo vents has been provided on the Roof in heavy bay for easy escape of fumes & smoke and to keep the shop floor ventilated and comfortable by circulating fresh air. As these Turbo vents are operated by wind. There is no electrical power consumption and it is maintenance free.  




Source : North Central Railways / Indian Railways Portal CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 02-11-2016  


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