Indian Railway main logo Welcome to Indian Railways
Search :  
Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

Tenders

News & Updates

Other Info

Supplier Information

Contact Us

About Us
   Head Quarter
      Mechanical
         Workshops
            Parel


 
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
QUICK LINKS
Parel

 Mechanical Department - Parel Workshop
 

The Central Railway Locomotive Workshop, Parel was set up by Great Indian Peninsular Railway as a Steam Loco Shed in 1879. Later repair and overhauling of Steam loco had started, and that had reached peak capacity of 32 Steam locos per month in 1962-63.  With tapering of Steam traction, the Shop was upgraded to take up the work of Repair and Overhauling of Diesel locomotives from 1974-75 onwards.

It is one of the largest and oldest repair Workshops on the Indian Railways with diversified repair/manufacturing activities.  Being located in the heart of Mumbai, it has ready access to road, sea and air transport. The Parel Workshop has the unique distinction of rendering services to the Armed Forces during the World Wars. 

  
 

Parel Workshop has gradually diversified and is at present also carrying out the repair and overhauling of Diesel locomotives, Diesel cranes, Rehabilitation of Main Line Coaches. This shop also manufactures many components for diesel locos, Carriages and Wagon.

This workshop has also successfully manufactured Narrow Gauge locos for Neral - Matheran section and for Kalka - Simla section.

This is the only workshop, other than DLW and CLW, which builds Diesel Locomotives.

 
 
 BRIEF HISTORY 

1879

 -  Established as Steam Loco Shop & Shed.

 
1974

 -  Repairs of Diesel Locomotives.

 
1997

 -  Repairs of 140Tonne Cranes used in Accident Relief.

 
2002

 -  ISO-9001:2000, certified to 2008 version in 2010

 
2005

 -  Manufacture of Narrow Gauge Loco.

 
2006

 -  Manufacture of Broad Gauge Diesel Locomotive Under frame.

 
2007

 -  Manufacture of Broad Gauge Diesel Locomotives.

 
2007

 -  Mid Life Rehabilitation of Coaches.

 
2009

 -  Repair to Coach Bogies

 
2010

 -  Supply of Wagon Wheels

 
2010

 -  100th Broad Gauge Diesel loco manufactured

 
2010 -  First Microprocessor based Broad Gauge Diesel Shunting        
2010    -  loco for Indian Railways 
 

 -  Track Cleaning Machine made for Divisions

 
    
 
 MAJOR ACTIVITIES 
 

 Manufacture & Repair of Broad Gauge Diesel Locos
    
 

 Manufacture & Repair of Narrow Gauge Diesel Locos
    
 

 

Rehabilitation of Coaches, Conversion of Coaches to carry cars, Conversion of coaches for working in Accident Relief Trains

    
 

 Repairs of 140T Crane used in Accident Sites of Indian Railways
    

    INFRASTRUCTURE

Feature

 

 Overall Area

1.90 Lakh Sq.m.(47 Acre)

 Covered Area

81,250 Sq.m.

 Connected Electric Load

13,380 KW

 Avg. Electric Energy Consumption

5.65 lakh KWH p.m.

 Machinery & Plant

518

 Budget

Rs.225.60 cr

 Railway Quarters

676

 Staff

5285

 Officers

22

 ISO 9001: 2000

2002

    
 Achievements of Parel Workshop
    




Source : Central Railway / Indian Railways Portal CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 24-10-2011  


  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2010  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.