DRIVERS TRAINING SCHOOL, KALYAN LATER KNOWN AS DRIVERS TRAINING CENTRE, KALYAN,
NOW KNOWN AS MTC/KYN
It is a matter of great pride to present this hand out.
First train ran in India on 16th April 1853, between Boree bunder and Tannah.
Distance of 34 kms in 45 minutes.
3 Steam locos, namely SULTAN, SINDH & SAHIB with 14 carriages.
SIR JAMSETJI JEEJIBHOY AND NANA SHANKER SETH as prominent passengers. Since then Drivers are being trained in Central Railway erstwhile GIPR.
From Tannah to Callian………………..……………….1STMay 1854
From Callian to Campoolie via Padusdhuree.………….12TH May 1856
From Callian to Kassarah...…………………………….1STJan 1861
From Kassarah to Egutpoora…………………………….1STJan 1865
CHANGE IN NAMES
Boree- bunder- Mumbai Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Tannah- Thane, Callian- Kalyan, Campoolie- Khopoli,
Padusdhuree- Palasdari, Kassarah- Kasara
HISTORICAL EARLY DAYS
Mumbai Division is the pioneer of electrical traction in India, first electric train ran on 3RD Feb 1925 between Bombay V.T. and Kurla.
Electric locomotives were put on trial dated 21.05.1928 from the following companies.
M/S. Metropolitan Vickers electric company ltd.
M/S. General electric company ltd.
M/S. Brown boveri ltd.
53 WCAM/3 (21881-21900) & (21931-21963) locos were introduced since 15.10.1996 onwards.
12 WCAG/1 (21970-21981) locos were added from 06.06.1999 onwards.
20 WCAM 2P (21861-21880) locos were added.
Mumbai Division was also being converted from 1.5 VDC to 25 KVAC section more AC locos were required, therefore
31 WAG/5 locos were transferred to ELS, KYN from 01.04.2007, 23452 being the 1stto be commissioned.
50 WAG/7 locos were transferred to ELS, KYN from 27.01.2008, 27304 being the 1stto be commissioned. 5 WAG 7 locos of FDCS & SIV.
43 WAG/9 locos being added to the fleet from 02.02.2013, 31364 being the 1stto be commissioned.
THE SCHOOL BUILDING
The present building was occupied on 23RDJUNE 1976.
This building is having 04 big classrooms (seating capacity 40 trainees) 02 small class rooms (seating capacity 20 trainees) 01 room as Chief Instructors room, 01 room as store room and 01 room as model room.
02 LCD Television, 04 PC, 02 LCD Projector, 02 OHP projector, 01 slide projector and white (magnetic) boards, Public address system,
01 laser printer and 01 duplo photo copier.
Out of 02 Sr. Instructors, all are trained for training of trainers programme by STC/SBC.
Out of 03 Jr. Instructors, all are trained for training of trainers programme by STC/SBC.
Training is imparted to Running staff of Mumbai Division as well as Pune Division assistant loco pilots, loco pilot shunters, loco pilot goods, loco pilot passenger, loco pilot ghat and loco pilot mail/express.
Special course for Loco Inspectors are also conducted at MTC/ KYN.
Training is imparted on technical aspects of electric locomotive, safety aspects of train operations in such a manner that the motto of safety, security and punctuality of our organization is maintained meticulously.
Our permanent objective can be achieved by boosting the confidence level of loco pilots to trouble shoot correctly in minimum time.
With the approval of CEE CR, printed notes are supplied to trainees on the form of books
Lecture notes and trouble -shooting manual.
Revised updated operating manual with latest operating instructions.
Pocket trouble shooting cards.
For the touch and feel effect and better understanding of trainees some models are prepared indigenously and more are planned to be prepared which will help them in better troubleshooting in minimum time.
CHIEF INSTRUCTOR- KAMLESH PANDVA
SR. INSTRUCTOR- SUREKHA YADAV
JR. INSTRUCTOR- KARAN J. J.
JR. INSTRUCTOR- ALOK MATHUR.
JR. INSTRUCTOR- KHANAPURKAR G.A.
SPECIAL DUTY INSTRUCTOR
The training is the fundamental basis to enhance the efficiency of our organization and develop the right aptitude with definite mode of motivation and increase in sense of responsibility, devotion and dedication towards duty by making the subject interesting, job oriented effective and the art lies with the instructor.
With the increasing competition from other modes of transport the airways, waterways, roadways including metro and mono railways it is of utmost importance that we remain serious in the business of transportation and as well serve the nation as service industry vis-à-vis transport industry.
Therefore, every trainee is asked at the beginning what is the expectation regarding the course they are going to attend and comprehensive feedback is taken from trainees evaluating the trainer, training facilities, and shortcomings for improvement.
Let us serve with a smile.