Manufacturing group of shops consist of Heavy machine shop, wheel shop, light machine shop, smithy & forge shop, Heat treatment shop and tool Room, Millwright and Electrical maintenance shops look after maintenance of all M&Ps of loco works, power supply and distribution inside loco works.MPP cell deals with planning and process for procurement of machines sanctioned by Rly. Board under M&P plan Head -4100 & 4200 and also look after TPT shop including road and industrial vehicle maintenance work with shunting work. M&P section deals with commissioning of new machines and issues PTC.
(i) Wheel Shop:
The Wheel shop manufactures Wheel Sets for loco production as well as spares to Zonal Railways. Presently wheel sets for WAP-4, WAP-5, WAP-7, WAG-7 and WAG-9 locos are manufactured.
(ii)Heavy Machine Shop:
Heavy Machine Shop undertakes the machining of components for loco production as well as meeting the spares required for zonal railways such as suspension tube , 3-phase Stator for WAG 9 & WAP 5 locos, Hitachi Magnet Frame, Equalizer & Compensating beams etc.
Machining work of Steel castings from Steel Foundry like casnub bogie bolster & side frame, brake beam, center pivots for UIC/Casnub Bogie are also done in HMS.
(iii)Smithy & Forge shop:
SFS undertakes fabrication of End structure, Head stock of WAG-7 loco, forging of small component of loco assembly, assembly of casnub bogie.
(iv)Light Machine Shop:
LMS manufactures small components like various types of pins, bushes, traction motor blower holding plates etc. to meet the requirement of loco production as well as spares required for zonal railways.
Tool Rooms supplies toolings, gauges, jigs and fixtures for production requirements of various shops and also carries out calibration of various gauges, fixtures, instruments etc. to meet the ISO requirements.
(v)Heat Treatment shop :
Heat Treatment Shops undertakes heat treatment of bogies manufactured in Loco Shops and other items e.g. Magnet Frame, Equalizer, Compensating Beams etc. manufactured in Heavy machine shop.
Machinery and Plant Procurement:
MPP & M&P section plans for procurement and commissioning of M & Ps required for production of components of different types of locos and spares in loco works as well as M&Ps for Steel Foundry, Hospital, Central Power House, etc.
Transport Shop (TPT):
Transport shop maintains all road vehicles consisting of passenger vehicles like cars, Jeeps, Mini Buses and industrials vehicles like Truck, forklift, Dumpers, tractors, Platform Trucks/Listers sky lifts for movement of material.
For movement of traffic wagons, departmental wagon and locomotives/locomotive shell on dummy bogies, four shunting engines (3WDM2,E.Rly) have been deployed. These locomotives are maintained and operated by Andal Diesel Shed. Shunting requirement is met in three shifts. Yard organisation also keeps liaison with the Asansol Division for movement of traffic wagons.
Plant Maintenance Organisation (LOCO WORKS):
CLW has more than 1500nos. M&Ps including 115 nos. EOT Cranes in loco works, out of which about 50% of M&Ps are over aged. The breakdown as well as preventive maintenance of all M&Ps is carried out by Plant Maintenance Organisation consisting of Millwright Shop (MTS-56) and Electrical repair shop (Shop-59).
Plant maintenance organization deals with repairing, reconditioning, re-engineering, retro fitment of machineries and plant. Installation of new small machineries and Plants, condemnation & uprooting of old M&Ps are also carried out by these shops.
STEEL FOUNDRY (इस्पातफाउंड्री)
Steel Foundry/CLW was set up in the year 1963 in collaboration with M/s F.H. Lloyd of United Kingdom for production of steel castings for Steam Locomotives produced in CLW/Chittaranjan. Steel Foundry adopted state-of-the-art-technology provided by M/s Rockwell International Corporation, USA in the year 1990-91. Today Steel Foundry is independently capable of carrying out method design and developing moulding practices for any new product. Steel Foundry/CLW has been accredited with CLASS-‘A’ FOUNDRY certificate by RDSO.
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