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The mechanical branch of SBC division is headed by Senior Divisional Mechanical Engineer, an IRSME Group A officer. The branch caters to maintenance of types of rolling stock and disaster management. The branch has two major coach maintenance depots (SBC & YPR), one minor coaching depot (SMVB), a MEMU shed (BAND), a DEMU shed (BNC) and a freight maintenance depot (SGWF). 

The coaching depots collectively have a holding of 1647 coaches and have 68 primary maintained trains, 16 Secondary maintained trains and 57 PFTR trains. The sub-urban depot has a holding of 62 units of MEMU cars and 67 DEMU cars. The freight depot has a holding of 10 closed circuit rakes of 450 BLC/BLL wagons.

The branch is also equipped with an A’ Class ART with 140T crane, Self-Propelled Accident Relief Medical Van (SPARMV) scale-1 for disaster management and a Self-Propelled Inspection Car (SPIC), RA’s for movement of officers. 

Source : South Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 02-07-2024  

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