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Electrical Department

SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY


ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT


DRIVING TOWARDS EXCELLENCE, ECONOMY & ECSTASY (PASSENGER)





Brief Overview:


The Electrical Department is headed by Principal Chief Electrical Engineer, assisted by Chief Electrical General Engineer, Chief Electrical Engineer (EEM), Chief Electrical Loco Engineer, Chief Electrical Distribution Engineer & Chief Motive Engineer (Diesel). PCEE/SWR is Electrical Inspector to GOI for SWR & overall in charge for Electrical & Diesel Traction, Railway Electrification and General Power Supply arrangements with assistance from various field units under him.

 
          TRACTION


  • Electrical Locomotives

                   WAG – 9                                        WAP - 7


Presently, SW Railway is holding a total of 166 Electric Locomotives: ( 52 WAP7 & 46 WAG9HC) homed  at KJM shed and (02 WAP7 & 66 WAG9HC) homed at UBL shed .Trip Attention is being given for Coaching Locomotives at KSR Bengaluru & SGT


  • Diesel Locomotives

    SW Railway is holding a total of 395 Diesel Locomotives based at Krishnarajapuram & EMD Diesel Loco Shed (Hubballi) working for passenger & Goods Services.


                                                        WDP4D

  

                                                Diesel Locomotives at Doodh Sagar


RAILWAY ELECTRIFICATION (RE)


Railway Electrification will enable railways to shift towards Electric Traction from Diesel Traction, which in turn save the Diesel fuel besides better performance, saving time for traction change resulting in seamless operation and environment friendly.

 Existing Electrified Section :[3226 Route Kilometres / 3662 Track Kilometres]

  • Bengaluru – Jolarpettai (towards Chennai)

  • Bengaluru – Yesvantpur – Dharmavaram (towards Mumbai)

  • Bengaluru – Mysuru

  • Bengaluru Sub Urban Area (Channasandra – Yelahanka – Banaswadi)

  • Yesvantpur-Chikbanavar-Hubballi

  • Ballari-Hubballi-Londa-Tinaighat-Castle rock

  • Kulem-Sanvordam-Madgaon

  • Majorda-Vasco D Gama

  • Ballari-chikjajur

  • Gadag-Hole Alur-Navanagar 

  • Hotgi-Kalgurki-Wandal-Bagalkot

  • Ghataprabha-Kudachi

  • Tornagallu-Ranajitapura

  • Baiyyappanahalli-Omlur

  • Yelahanka-Chikkaballapur-Chintamani-Bangarpet

  • Mysuru-Chamrajanagar

  • Birur-Masarahalli-Shivmogga Town-Kumsi-Anandipuram-Talguppa

  • Hosapete-Vyasa Colony-Yashvant Nagar-Swamihalli

  • Chikbanavar-Solur-Kunigal-Hirisave-Hassan

  • Londa-Belgaum-Suldhal-Ghataprabha

  • Kadur-Sakharayapatna-Chikamagaluru

  • Hassan-Arsikere

  • Hassan-Sakleshpur

  • Mysuru-Sagarkatte-HosaAgrahara-Holenarsapur-Hasan

  • Subramanya Road-Kabakaputtur-Padil


    


ENERGY CONSERVATION / HARNESSING SOLAR ENERGY

Southwestern Railway cordially join hands for implementation of Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Solar Mission for harnessing Green Energy.


   ●Completed Rooftop Solar projects over SW Railway:



150kWp Rooftop Solar installed at Indian Railway Institute of Disaster Management (IRIDM) / HJL.



   ●Completed Rooftop Solar projects over SW Railway:



At Hubli Station an aggregated capacity of 280 kWp Grid Connected Solar Roof Top has been installed (on Developer Mode). 

    100 kWp Solar Roof top plant installed at Mysore Divisional office (on Developer Mode). 

500 kWp Grid Tied Rooftop Solar Plant at Carriage & Repair Workshop, Mysuru (on Developer Mode) Shares approximately 50-55% of Workshop Energy requirements

DRM Office  Bangalore has total installed capacity of 60 kWp (on Developer Mode)

250 kWp solar rooftop plant has been installed  over Rail Soudha, SWR HQ (on Developer Mode)

Total capacity of Rooftop solar installation of SWR is 6204 kWp. These solar installations contribute to a remarkable electricity generation of approx 55  Lakh units per annum and accrue a savings of approx 2.69 Crores per annum.(Figures 2023-24)



PASSENGER FRIENDLY AMENITIES


  • Provision of Lifts:

    So far, 52 nos Passenger Lifts have been commissioned at various Important Railway Stations over South Western Railway  for facilitating Disabled / Senior Citizens, the list is below:   


                        

S.NO

Stations

Lifts (No)

1

KSR Bengaluru City

2

2

Yesvantpur Jn

3

3

Yelahanka Jn

2

4

SSPN

2

5

Tumkur

2

6

Kuppam

2

7

Mysuru Jn:

2

8

Hassan Jn

2

9

Shivamogga Town

2

10

Arsikere

2

11

Birur Jn

2

12

Kadur Jn

2

13

Hospet Jn

2

14

Belagavi

7

15

Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal Bangalore

5

16

Dharmapuri

2

17

Ballari

2

189

Krishnarajanagara

1

13

Tiptur

2

20

Hosur

2

21

Ramanagaram (RMGM)/SBC

2

22

Channapatna (CPT)/SBC

2

Total

52

                            

                                                      


  • Provision of Escalators :

    So far, 45 nos Passenger Escalators have been commissioned at various Important Railway Stations over South Western Railway  for facilitating Disabled / Senior Citizens, the list is below:

S.NO

Stations

Escalator (No)

1

KSR Bengaluru City

11

2

Yesvantpur Jn

2

3

Mysuru Jn:

4

4

Davangere

4

5

Hubballi

4

6

Gadag Jn

2

7

Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal Bangalore

6

8

Belgaum

2

9

Koppal

2

10

Bangarapet

3

11

Mandya

3

12

Bellari

2

Total

45

                                          

                                           Escalator at Gadag Railway Station

       

                 




Source : South Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 27-05-2024  


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