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Wagon POH Organisation

Sri Rajeev Kumar /Dy.CME(Wagon)

                             Headed by Dy. Chief Mechanical Engineer (Wagon)




Steam locomotive came to an end in August 1992 when the last WP locomotive “Sandhya” was POHed. Wagon repair was undertaken in its place in the Erecting Shop simultaneously. Wagon POH started with a modest figure of less than 100 VUs/month. It crossed landmark of 300 per month in 2004-05 on a sustained basis and in 2011-12 even went up to 450 VUs in a month placing it amongst the top five Wagon Repair Workshop of Indian Railways.

Jamalpur is also fairly well located to undertake this workload as it is close to the coal loading belt where the bulk of BOX/BOX(N) Wagons are examined and isoloated for repairs.   

The Present activities of Wagon Organisation are:

   1.POH of different types of wagon i.e. BOXN, BOXN-HL, BOBYN, BOBR, BOBRN, BRN, BRNA, BFKHN,               BCN, BCNA & BVZC etc.

         2.Complete renewal of Side Wall, End Wall & Flooring of BOXN wagon

         3.Upgradation & Rehabilitation of BOXN to BOXNR wagon    

4       4.Retrofitment of BMBS system   

5       5.Complete renewal of roof and body repair of BCN wagon.

         6.Retro-fitment of twin pipe in wagons


1.Since July’1998 to Sep.’2018, total 80112 wagons have been overhauled/repaired.

2.Up-gradation & rehabilitation BOXN wagon using IRSM-44 material. Total 1084 Nos.      completed till  Sep.’2018. 

3.Shortening of Imported DG fitted in BOXNHL & BCNHL has been under taken in      2016-  17. 100% DG dropping and fitment is being done.

4.Modified sliding door in BCNHL wagon in place of swing type is being fitted

5.Retro fitment of BMBS 335 wagons done till Sep.’2018. 






Source : Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 13-10-2018