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Rolling Stock

About Rolling stock Department:
Rolling stock Department is vertical head of all Rolling Stocks comprising of Carriage, Motive Power & Wagon Directorate. It also comprises of Inspection & Liaisoning units at Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. It is actively engaged in the development of new designs/ specifications and upgradation/standardization of the existing designs/specifications of Rolling stocks in Indian Railways. The main activities of the Rolling stock Department are:
  • Development of new drawings & specifications and improved designs of Rolling stock.
  • Development, adoption, absorption of new technology for Rolling stock.
  • Validation of design by tests and trials along with PUs and Testing directorate of RDSO.
  • Co-ordination with PUs and user railways in the area of failure investigation, design modification etc. of Rolling stock and Standardization of design between RDSO and PUs.
  • Vendor development of assigned safety and other items of Rolling stock.
  • Inspection of critical and safety items of rolling stock, locomotives, coaching stock and wagons.
  • To ensure adherence to Quality Policy in reference to Vendor   development, Inspection, Type approval etc. Granting approvals/closures in the cases of Fresh Registration, Quality audit, Upgradation, down gradation, deletion, retention of firms etc., as per Apex documents
  • The details of Carriage, Motive Power and Wagon Directorate are given on their respective pages.


Organization Chart:



For the details of respective directorate, please click link below.



Motive Power

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