GENERAL MANAGER INAUGURATES CAPACITOR BANK, AN ENERGY SAVING DEVICE FITTED WITH SANTRAGACHI-CHENNAI BI-WEEKLY AC EXPRESS
Kolkata, 10thJan.2015 :
Shri Radhey Shyam, General Manger, South Eastern Railway inaugurated Capacitor Bank fitted with LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) coaches of Santragachi-Chennai Bi-weeklyAC Express from Santragachi yesterday evening(9th June, 2015) as a part of Railway Yatri /Upbhokta Pakhwada.General Manager also interacted with the Passengers of Santragachi-Chennai AC Express who were travelling towards Chennai.
Shri D.Kamilla, Addl.General Manager, South Eastern Railway, Shri D.K.Gayen, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Shri V.K.Aggarwal, Chief Electrical Engineer, Shri Gautam Banerjee, Divisional Railway Manager, Kharagpur and other principal head of the departments attended the programme.With the installation of this Capacitor Power Bank, South Eastern Railway has made a remarkable improvement on energy savings.
Based on expert advice from Research Design and Standards Organization (RDSO) and its specifications, South Eastern Railway has taken the work of providing capacitor Bank in each LHB(Linke Hofmann Busch) Coach as energy conservation measure and to augment passenger carrying capacity of trains.South Eastern Railway has initially planned to equip Howrah-Mumbai Duronto Express, Howrah-Pune Duronto Express and Santragachi-Chennai Bi-Weekly AC Express with Capacitor Bank. The total cost for carrying out this work is estimated to Rs.70 lakhs for 109 LHB coaches. The total work of fitting of capacitor Bank with 109 coaches will be completed before 30th September, 2015.
With implementation of this innovative idea of providing capacitor Power Bank, the existing Howrah-Mumbai Duronto, Howrah-Pune Duronto and Santragachi-Chennai AC Express will be augmented by attaching 4 extra LHB Coaches accommodating nearly 900 additional passengers in one trip.
GM/ER FLAGGED OFF STATE-OF-THE-ART
NEW 12-COACH EMU RAKE AT HOWRAH STATION
Kolkata, June 8, 2015:
Shri R. K. Gupta, General Manager, Eastern Railway flagged off state-of-the-art new 12-coach EMU rake of Howrah – Bandel local at Howrah station this morning.
The salient features of this state-of-the-art new 12-coach EMU rake is as follows:
·Ergonomically designed injection molded poly carbonate fire retardant seats for better ambience & passenger comfort.
·Extensive use of Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) panels in interiors to give pleasant ambience for the passengers.
·Electronic Head Code for display of Train No. & Destination.
·Public announcement system available.
·65W, 450 mm. sweep fans for better air flow.
·Light diffusers used inside the coach light to give improved lighting & pleasant experience.
·14 luggage racks in Motor coach and 18 luggage racks in Trailer coaches.
·Bigger window of size 1770 mm. x 870 mm.
·Air spring in secondary suspension for better riding quality. ·
·Skid proof chequered sheet flooring.
·Stainless steel grab handles & Grab poles.
DRIVING CREW CONVENIENCE:
·Driver desk area has been ergonomically designed to minimize driver’s fatigue.
·24” wide sunvisor has been provided on Guard & Driver side for sun light protection.
DESIGN AND SAFETY FEATURES:
·Side wall skin with special dull finish stainless steel sheet to avoid periodic paintings of side wall exterior.
·Aero dynamically designed FRP cab and cab skirt in motor coach which provides modern aesthetic appeal to the coach. ·
·Maximum use of Fire retardant FRP panels.
·Seating Capacity of 1228 passengers for 12 car rake.
·Max permissible speed 100 Kmph.
With the introduction of this rake, the journey of the local passengers will improve further in respect of comfort and safety. The design and the safety features have been done with most significantly to help the passengers to get more comfort.
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