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Maintenance works carried out in Sunday mega block

Central Railway

Press Release

Maintenance works carried out in Sunday mega block

Central Railway Mumbai Division carried out maintenance work during mega block o­n main line between Matunga-Mulund Up and Dn fast lines & o­n harbour line between Kurla-Vashi Up & Dn harbour lines o­n 17.1.2021.

Engineering works

45 meters of rail replacement, packing and fitting of points, replacement of SEJ sleepers, 2.2 km tamping work done with Duomatic machine, besides welding work, boxing and ballasting work for 450 meters were also undertaken.Work of cleaning of 300 meters of centre drain was also done.


OHE works

Annual overhauling of 2.15 km OHE, close inspection of 1.55 km OHE were done along with re-tension ofcontact wires, replacement of 100 meters contact wires, 4 flash insulators and 38 droppers, checking of 18 C/G jumpers andremoval of 13 excess C-jumpers. Erection of 2 masts, 9 brackets, dismantling of rusty offloaded mast, 14 fittings, 5 super masts & spare switch fittings and 4 DC bracket assemblies were done along with lifting of 5 bracket assemblies and 7 span droppers were also done. Provision of 12 bonds, disconnection & reconnection of 34 bonds were also done with tree trimming work at 5 places. These works were carried out with o­ne crane, 4 Tower Wagons and 6 trestle/ ladder gangs.


S&T Works

Replacement of medium type location box with modular type location box, signal units, track lead wires, 72 terminals, bonds, friction clutch, detector trolley and wiring tree done along with testing of the same. Drilling of cycle holes, provision of continuity jumpers, re-wiring of signal routes, re-termination of signal in termination box, disconnection and reconnection work of all signal fittings along with coordinating with the Engineering Department for Signal and Telecommunication repair works.

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Date: January 18, 2021

PR No.2021/01/25

This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.

(Shivaji Sutar)
Chief Public Relations Officer

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