Central Railway Solapur Division
Mechanical Organizational Setup
Name of officer
Shri N A Deshmukh
Sr. Divisional Mechanical Engineer
Shri Deepak Khot
Divisional Mechanical Engineer (O)
Shri M G Lad
Assistant Divisional Mechanical Engineer - I
Shri Pulkit Tiwari
Assistant Divisional Mechanical Engineer - II
Shri H M Natekar
Assistant Divisional Mechanical Engineer /Daund
Salient Features of Mechanical Department
Solapur Division is having Route Kilometres of 981.53 and is holy places at Pandharpur, Tuljapur, Gangapur, Akkalkot, Shirdi and at Solapur itself with Shri Siddheshwar Temple.
Major Mechanical establishments of the Division are situated at Solapur (SUR), Daund (DD) & Wadi (WD). The Department is headed by Sr.DME, assisted by four ADMEs posted at SUR & DD respectively. Sanctioned staff strength for Loco Running is 1332, R&M is 69 and C&W is 799.
There are 05 Crew Booking Lobbies at WD, SUR, DD, PB and KWV. All the lobbies are connected through CMS system. There are 06 Running rooms at SUR, WD, PB, DD, KWV & LUR.
There are 3 RCDs located at WD, DD & KWV. Around 178 coaching trains are running on AC traction in PA-DD-MMR section.
There are average 135 Nos. of Mail/Express & passenger trains being handled by the division daily.
Total Coach Holding is 342 coaches. Coaching activity is being carried out mainly at Solapur along with the other small depots at DD, PVR, LUR, SNSI and GR. Major Repair activities viz Intermediate Over Hauling (IOH) and Safe to run Examination are being carried out at Solapur. On an average 22 coaches are being given IOH every month from the well equipped repair shed having all the accessories required.
The major freight activities are being carried out at DD & WD depots. Average 48 Trains Per Month are examined with Premium BPC and 12 Rakes with CC BPC. ROH Shed is located at Daund.5 BCC rakes and 03 BCC rakes are maintained at WD and DD respectively.
BCN ROH Shed has been commissioned at Daund and ROH of Air Brake Wagons has been started from April 2009. This Shed provided with 01 surface Wheel Lathe, 02 EOT Cranes with UST Facility for testing Axle.
There is one In-motion weigh bridge located at WD with 120T Capacity which is being maintained by the Mechanical Department.
For attending derailment/accidents and disasters this department is equipped with an ‘A’ class ART at DD with 140T crane, ‘B’ class ART at WD and SPARME along with Road ART at SUR.
Mechanical department has upgraded the rakes of Siddheshwar/Udyan Express to the Utkrisht standards as per the Railway Board Guidelines.
This Information is Compiled as on 15/04/2019