Indian Railway main logo Welcome to Indian Railways
View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us




Vendor Interface

News & Events

Contact Us

Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
About Directorate

About Directorate

Carriage Directorate of RDSO is actively engaged in the development of new designs / specifications and upgradation / standardization of the existing designs / specifications of passenger coaches and its sub-systems.  The main activities of the carriage directorate are:

a) Develop key drawings and specifications of new designs of coaching stock.

b) Validation of design by tests and trials along with PUs and testing directorate of RDSO.

c) Co-ordination with PUs and user railways in the area of failure investigation, design
modification etc.

d) Standardization of design between RDSO and the two PUs.

e) Development of new advanced materials for coach interiors

f) Formulation of maintenance instructions of sub-assemblies like couplers etc.

g) Statutory clearance for operation of new rolling stock

h) Vendor development of safety items

i) Optimization of suspension parameters for all types of rolling stock using vehicle    dynamics simulation software, NUCARS and ADAMS RAIL

j) The computer wing undertakes high end design activities like finite element analysis,     vehicle dynamics simulation, crash analysis etc.  



Source : WELCOME TO RDSO CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 30-08-2011  

  Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | EOI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.