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A brief overview of Indian Railways by Prithujit

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    • INDIAN RAILWAYS By Prithujit Biswas 07927859
    • First in India in 1853 from Bombay to Thana
      • Length of railway network is 63140 km.
      • 5 billion passengers and 350 million tones
      • of freight are transported annually.
      • There are 17 zones and each zone consists of certain number of divisions with a total of 67 divisions.
    • Three main categories of tracks:
      • Broad gauge – 1676mm
      • Meter gauge – 1000mm
      • Narrow gauge – 762mm
      • - 610mm
    • Two basic types of engines are:
      • Locomotives
      • Multiple units
    • locomotives
      • eg WDM-3D
      • Letters from the left indicate types of gauge, power source, operation and horse power.
    • Production units
      • CLW : The Chittaranjan Locomotive Works in Chittaranjan makes electric locomotives.
      • DLW : The Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi makes diesel locomotives.
      • ICF : The Integral Coach Factory in Perambur makes integral coaches . These have a monocoque construction, and the floor is an integral unit with the undercarriage.
      • RCF : The Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala also makes coaches for the Indian Railways.
      • RWF : The Rail Wheel Factory at Yelahanka manufactures wheels and axles.
    • WDP-4
    • BAAZ
    • Specification
      • 4000 hp
      • Top speed 160 Kmph
    • WDP-3
    • Specification
      • 3100 hp
      • Top speed 140 kmph
      • Both for WDP-2 and WDP-3
    • WDP-2 with Trivandram Rajdhani
    • Most faithful work horse WDM-2
    • Specification
      • 2600 hp
      • 120 Kmph
    • WDM-3
    • Specification
      • 3100/3300 hp
      • 120/160 Kmph
    • WDM-4 with Calcutta Rajdhani
    • Specification
      • 2600 hp
      • 130 Kmph
    • WDM-4
    • WDS-4 (Shunter)
    • WDS-6
    • WDG-3A ‘Shakti’
    • Specification
      • 3400 hp
      • 100 Kmph
    • The Mercs of Indian Railway WAP-7
    • Specification
      • 6350 hp
      • 170 Kmph
    • WAP-5
    • Specification
      • 6000 hp
      • 160 Kmph
    • WAP-5 with Mumbai Rajdhani
    • WAP-4
    • Specification
      • 5350 hp
      • 140 Kmph
    • WAP-1
    • Specification
      • 3900 hp
      • 130 kmph
    • WCAM-2P
    • Specification
      • 2910 hp
      • 112 Kmph
    • WCAM-3
    • Specification
      • 3000 hp
      • 112 Kmph
    • WAG-6
    • Specification
      • 6110 hp
      • 100 Kmph
    • WAG-9
    • Specification
      • 6125 hp
      • 100 Kmph
    • Isn’t it too boring.
      • Some new looks.
    • DMU at Bhadrachalam
    • DMU at Tirupathi
    • EMU at Digha
    • Old Beauty/Beast
    • Beast at duty
    • Notable fact and achievement
      • Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is a world heritage site by UNESCO.
      • Ghum near Darjeeling at an altitude of 7000 ft is one of the highest hill station in the Asia.
      • Kalka-Shimla railway has the steepest rise in altitude and made entry into Guinness Book of World Record.
    • Notable fact and achievement
      • Electric locomotive in India first manufactured in 1970.
      • Other information:
      • Overhead line voltage is generally 25000V AC. In some place 1500V, DC current or 750V, DC current.
    • Other Information
      • Fastest passenger train, Delhi Bhopal Shatabdi Express runs at 150km/hr.
      • Highest speed of goods train in India is 100km/hr.
      • Japanese magnetic levitation train JR.Maglev has a peak speed of 581km/hr.
      • 70% of Indian Railway revenues come from freight sector.
      • THANKYOU