Published On : Wed, Sep 12th, 2018

RDSO Team Visits Nagpur Metro; Clears Oscillation Trials for 90 KMPH

Nagpur : A high-level team of Research Designs & Standards Organization (RDSO) officials, headed by H K Raghu, Executive Director, Urban Transport & High Speed (UTHS) today visited Priority Section of Maha Metro Nagpur to check readiness before oscillation trial run is conducted at 90 kmph. The inspection which continued almost the entire day, was followed by meeting with the senior officials.

The 3-member team, all from RDSO, also comprised Kamlesh Kumar, Director (Civil) and Naman Kumar, Deputy Director (Mechanical). The 3-member team met Maha Metro MD Dr Brijesh Dixit to know details of the project. The team cleared conducting oscillation trials at 90 kmph.

The 3-member team visited Airport South, New Airport and Khapri Metro Stations, including MIHAN Train maintenance Depot and inspected various facilities provided at all levels of the project. The team, first inspected Airport South station to oversee various facilities there. The RDSO team inspected the entire section.

It also inspected facilities at MIHAN Car Depot. The team checked evacuation system and other on board measures related to passenger safety during emergent situations. The team checked track fitness with respect to 90 kmph train speed. The 3-member team inspected Operation Control Centre (OCC), Station Control Room at Khapri and other two stations respectively.

The team was briefed about the various facilities at the three stations by senior Maha Metro Officials. It inspected shunter, hydraulic jack and other rescue equipment procured by Maha Metro. The team expressed satisfaction with Maha Metro’s readiness and gave its green signal for conducting of oscillation trials at 90 kmph. The oscillation trials would be held next week.

The progress of the project and other relevant details were shared with the team by senior Maha Metro officials at Metro House, Civil Lines. Among the senior Maha Metro officials present during the day-long inspection included Janak Kumar Garg, ED (Rolling & Stock), Naresh Gurbani, CPM (Track), Alok Kumar Sahay, CPM (Traction), Jay Singh, CPM (Signal) and other Maha Metro and General Consultant officials.