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A brief overview of Indian Railways by Prithujit

A brief overview of Indian Railways by Prithujit

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

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