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   Head Quarter
         Electric Multiple Unit (EMU)

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  1. EMU Kurla carhsed  commissioned on 03.02.1925.
  2. EMU Kalva carshed commissioned on 26.01.1981.
  3. EMU Sanpada carshed commissioned on 13.09.1994.


    The following activities are carried out by carsheds to keep the DC as well as        
    AC-DC EMU rakes in good and workable condition.


    Rolling-in-Examination :-
    Carried out at Thane depot to detect any
    irregularities in under gear while the rake rolls in to the platform.

    Night Examination :-
    There are 18 night stabling depots where night examination
    is carried out daily on stabled rakes. These are CSTM, Kurla, Bandra, Belapur, 
    Panvel, Vashi, Thane, Thakurli, Kalyan, Ambernath, Titwala, Karjat, Kasara, Kurla Carshed,
    Kalva Carshed, Sanpada Carshed, Lonvala and Pune. Major safety items
    including under gear of rakes is checked.

    Trip Inspection :-
    Carried out at Kurla, Kalva and Sanpada carsheds 
    at an interval of 10 days during night time. Attention to brake gear & passenger
    amenity items is given during this schedule. Headlight focusing is also checked.

    IA Inspection Schedule :-
    Carried out at Kurla, Kalva and Sanpada carsheds at an
    interval of 30 days (DC) & 45 days (AC-DC) to check and attend all electrical
    and mechanical items. Passenger amenity items are also checked and attended in this

    Quarterly Inspection :-Carried out at Kurla, Kalva and Sanpada carsheds at
    an interval of 4 months (DC) & 6 months (AC-DC) to check and attend battery,
    LT jumpers, couplers, suspension brass clearance.

    Washing of the rakes:-
    Washing schedule is done at an interval of 10 to 15  days.
     During this schedule rakes are washed thoroughly from inside and outside
    of the coach. Disinfectants are sprayed in coaches. In addition to this un-authorized
     posters are removed.

    Source : Central Railway / Indian Railways Portal CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 06-10-2015  

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