Name: Shri A.K. Paldeeya
Designation: Sr.Divl. Signal & Telecom Engineer/Asansol
The Sr. Divl. Signal & Telecommunication Engineer, Eastern Railway, Asansol is the head of the Signal & Telecommunication Department of the Asansol Division of Eastern Railway and he is overall in-charge of day-to-day maintenance of Signal & Telecom gears and monitors program and establishment matters. He reports to the Divisional Railway Manager, Eastern Railway, Asansol and co-ordinates with other Divisional Head of Departments & Head Quarter’s S&T Officers. He is assisted by the Divisional Signal & Telecommunication Engineer(Tele), Divisional Signal & Telecom. Engineer(Sig.) and Assistant Signal & Telecom. Engineer/ Asansol/ Andal/ Madhupur.
S&T Deptt. of ASN Divn. maintains following gears:
In this division there are 57nos. Panel interlocked stations, 8 nos. Electronic interlocked stations, 3 nos. Route relay interlocked stations and 1 no. Lever/slide operated stations .
All PI/EI stations/cabins are provided with IPS & Data Loggers are provided at all PI/EI/RRI stations/cabins and Data Loggers are networked with Divisional Control office as well as HQ Control office.
There are 172 nos. manned LC Gates , out of which 98 nos. LC Gates are interlocked ( 44 nos. in station sec and 54 nos. in block section).
There are 19 nos. cabins in Andal & Asansol Yard. 15 nos. cabins have Colour light signaling system, out of which 2 nos. are panel interlocked.
There is a mechanized Hump Yard at Andal. In this Hump yard, there are 34 nos. pneumatic point machines, 105 nos. track circuits, 6 nos. retarders for 35 lines. This mechanized Humping yard was installed in 1966.
There is automatic signaling section in Sitarampur – Chhotaambana section ( double line - 34.41 km.). In this section there are 7 nos. stations, 11 nos. LC Gates and 35 nos. automatic signals.
1 OFC : 533 RKM for Control communication & Emergency communication.
2 Quad Cable : 778 RKM for Block communication & Emergency communication.
3 All manned LC Gates ( 172 nos.) are provided with telephone from nearest station/cabin.
4 VHF Base Station: 119 Nos. for communication between Driver/Guard and Stationmaster & Emergency communication.
5 Railnet Connection: At 130 locations.
6 FOIS: At 80 locations.
7 UTS/PRS: At 49 locations.
8 TIB: At 11 Stations.
9 CIB: At 05 Stations.
10 NTES: 14 Locations.
11 IP DSLAM: 165 Locations.
12 Electronic Exchange: 20 Numbers Total Lines: 3554.