*Assessment of residual fatigue life.
*Nondestructive testing of bridges & structures.
*Static & impact load tests on products.
*Detection of active cracks in steel structures using Acoustic Emission Technique.
*Compressive strength test of concrete bricks & other building blocks.
*Testing of arch bridges for estimation of their load carrying capacity.
*Issuing speed clearance of Rolling Stocks & Locomotives of new designs on existing railway bridges.
*Proof checking of design criteria for important bridges.
*Consultancy with respect to strengthening of existing bridges for higher loading. *Proof checking/design consultancy to Railways in respect of new designs of bridges.
*Inspection of fabrication of steel girder bridges.
*Development of new standards loadings for adoption on Indian Railways.
*Development of guidelines on important issues related with maintenance of Railway bridges.
*Preparation of Manuals & Guidelines on inspection & maintenance aspects of bridges.
*To develop & finalize the approved list of vendors for 05 bridge components.
*Evolving new standards designs of bridges (Steel, RCC, PSC & Composite etc.)for the latest loading standards.
*Approval of DBR(Design basis report)for important bridges.