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Field Trials

Field units are engaged in following types of tests of rolling stocks:-
  • The Oscillation trials including riding and stability characteristics of coaches, wagons, locomotives & other varieties of rolling stock e.g. cranes, track tamping machines etc.
  • Emergency Braking Distance.
  • Coupler Force and controllability.
  • Rating and Performance of locomotives.
  • Stress investigation of prototype shell of coach/wagon.
  • Regular track monitoring run.
  • Confirmatory oscillograph car runs
  • Other tests assigned by various Directorate e.g. ACD trial. Heavy haul trial, tractive effort trial on instrumented bridge etc.
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Lab Test

i) Fatigue Testing Lab: Stress Investigation and Fatigue test of different structures of rolling stock an fatigue test of different rolling stock components.

ii) Brake Dynamometer Lab: Testing of Brake blocks according to RDSO/UIC standards.

iii) Air Brake Lab: Having facility of testing air brake system of 132 wagons and 30 coaches and EP Assist brake system for 30 coaches. Facility for compressor testing , VCD testing, Distributor Valve testing and Distributor Valve endurance testing facility also exist in this lab.

Source : WELCOME TO RDSO CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 28-08-2011  

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