Diesel loco shed, Bondamunda is situated in the picturesque hilly surroundings to the vicinity of Saranda forest in its North, east and south side and west side by Rourkela steel city spreading over land of 50 acers, out of which 9492 Sq. Meters is covered area. This holds the distinction of being one of the oldest diesel loco sheds of Indian Railway. The Shed is at about 8 km from Rourkela Railway Station, and is well connected by road as well as Rail to other parts of the Country.
Diesel Shed, Bondamunda is being functioning continuously in full fledged manner since October’1962, is presently the one premier Shed of S.E.Railway as well as of Indian Railway.The shed caters to the traffic needs of CKP, KGP, SBP, KUR, VSKP, RNC, ADA, BSP and R division. Presently the shed is providing about 32 MU consisting of 18 nos. ALCO locomotives MU’s and 14 nos.HHP i.e. WDG4 MU’s along with 20 nos. single locomotives. In addition to this 08nos. of WDS6 loco is being provided to traffic for shunting and other miscellaneous operations. Beside this the shed also maintaining 31 locomotives for coaching services. All the locomotives of this shed are equipped with Micro processor based control system. The present loco holding profile of this shed is as follows.
WDG-3A : 52
WDM-3A : 30
WDM-3D : 15
WDG-4 : 34
WDS-6 : 08
TOTAL : 139
The shed is headed by Sr. DME(Diesel) , one DME(D), three ADME(D) and one ACMT(D). The attached store depot is managed by one Stores Officer, presently AMM (Diesel).
Total staff strength of the shed is 739including Laboratory. Ancillary, ministerial & millwright staff. The no. of skilled artisan is 633 nos.Female employee of the shed is 33. In additionthere is a satellite shed at TATA, which attends T1 & T2 Sch. Of WDS6 locomotives of KGP and BNDM base. And running repair of all types of locomotives touching Diesel loco shed, TATA.
HOLDING OF LOCOS