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South Western Railway operates coaches, DEMU, MEMU and wagons on broad gauge. These assets are being maintained in good fettle by the Mechanical Branch to provide safe and reliable transportation of Passengers and Goods.

Following are the major activities of Mechanical Department.

Periodical Over Hauling (POH), Intermediate Over Hauling (IOH) of Coaches, Rehabilitation of coaches,

Manufacture of BVZI wagons and Manufacture of various types of Bogies required by Production Units in the workshops.

Primary Maintenance of Passenger rakes, Goods rakes and other specified departmental Trains in the divisions. 

In order to maintain coaches and wagons, South Western Railway has following: 

 Two workshops:

ØCarriage Workshop, Hubli (UBLS)

ØCentral Workshops, Mysuru (MYSS)

 One DEMU Shed:

ØDEMU Shed, Bengaluru Cant. (BNC)

 One MEMU Shed:

ØMEMU Shed, Banasawadi (BAND) 

6 Coaching Maintenance Depots:

Major Coaching Depots 

ØBengaluru (SBC)

ØYeshwantpur (YPR)

ØMysuru (MYS)

ØHubli (UBL)

Minor Coaching depots are

ØArsikere (ASK)

ØVasco-de-Gama (VSG)

 5 Wagon maintenance depots:

Major Wagon Depot

ØHospet, Hubli Division (HPT)

ØSatellite Goods Terminal, Whitefield, Bangalore Division (SGT) 

Minor Wagon Depot

ØNavlur, Hubli Division (NUV)

ØHarihar, Mysore Division (HRR)

ØMysuru New Goods Terminal, Mysore Division (MNGT) 

ROH activities are carried out at HPT, NUV, SGT, and MNGT

 ART’s are maintained at:

ØHubli (UBL)

ØCastle Rock (CLR)

ØHospet (HPT)

ØBijapur (BJP)

ØVasco-Da-Gama (VSG)

ØBengaluru (SBC)

ØArisekere  (ASK)

ØSakaleshpur (SKLR)

ØHarihar (HRR)

ARMV’s are maintained at:

ØCastle Rock (CLR)

ØBijapur (BJP)

ØArisekere (ASK)

ØSakaleshpur (SKLR)

ØShivamogga Town (SMET)

ØHarihar (HRR)

SPART’s are maintained at:

ØHubli (UBL)

ØBengaluru (SBC)

ØMysuru  (MYS)

 





Source : South Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 18-11-2021  


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