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Formerly known as Formation Engineering Wing, Geotechnical Engineering Directorate of RDSO deals with Geotechnical Engineering matters of Indian Railways. It has well equipped laboratory with all conventional and latest modern soil testing facilities. Main areas of activities are as follows:-

·      Advise on matters concerning Geotechnical Engineering to Indian Railways

·      Framing and updating Guidelines/Manuals/Specifications for Earthwork, Ballast and Tunnels.

·      Super check of earthwork in new constructions, as and when directed by Railway Board.

·      Consultancy on Geotechnical Engineering problems to various Zonal Railways.

·      Training of Railway personnel in Geotechnical Engineering.

·      Applied Research in Geotechnical Engineering.

·      Adoption of new products/technologies pertaining to Geotechnical Engineering



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