MILESTONE OF ELS/TATA
Electric Loco Shed, Tatanagar was established in the year 1962 under the supervision of SNCF Railway. Tata Electric Loco Shed then became the 2nd Electric Loco Shed in Indian Railways. The Shed started functioning with a holding of 69 locomotives.
Electric Loco Training Centre, S.E. Railway, Tatanagar made a modest beginning in the Year 1964 neighboring Electric Loco Shed, Tatanagar, has traversed a long way in its endeavour to achieve the growth of the institution infusing vigour and vitality into the Human Resource function of Training & Development.
Traction Motor Repair Shop started with modest beginning of rewinding of WAG1 and WAG4 type of armature by the end of 1976.
06 February 1976
General Managers Inspection and inauguration of Traction Motor Repair Shop
With increase in loco holding it was impossible to carry out the running maintenance work in the original shed. The new shed therefore was constructed in the year 1978 and the original shed was converted as Traction Repair Shop.
Thereafter, rewinding / repair of WAM4 type of armatures was started in 1978.
Up to the Year 1978, TRS was only tackling armatures and had to depend on CLW for Stators
Average monthly outturn of Rewound armature was 2.4 Nos. in 1978.
Auxiliary motor rewinding in the year 1978 was 107 Nos.
Expertise on rewinding EMU armatures was developed in the year 1979. Apart from rewinding, TRS has attained complete knowledge of "how to over re-shafting of MG armatures.
In the year 1979 TRS has developed the expertise of Stator rectification after installation of Pensotti Vertical boring machine. TRS has attained this unique achievement as this work is done only in TATA apart from CLW in Indian Railways.
Necessary machines for re-shafting TAO armatures have arrived in the year 1980
TRS is also rewinding Auxiliary Motors at the rate of 10 to 12 motors per month in 1980.
First loco transformer with coil burnt, was taken for repair in August 1982, commissioned and tested in Feb ‘1983.
Auxiliary motor rewinding in the year 1982 was 193 Nos.
Average monthly outturn of Rewound armature was 4.1 Nos. in 1983.
Manufacturing of coils for rewinding Traction Motor armature MG1420 (WAG1 loco) started in the year 1983 for which Traction Repair Shop was depending on Trade.
TRS has developed Jigs and Fixtures for undertaking repairs of Smoothing Reactor (SL) and is capable of keeping independent from Trade for repair of Smoothing Reactor (SL) in 1984-85 and the outturn was 06 Nos.
Shifting of one EOT crane from Traction Repair Shop to ELS/TATA – 1986.
Testing Bay Line No. 3,4 (KGP end) extended & two pits were made in Line 3 & 4 – 1990
Provision of Line No. 8 pit – 1991-92
Adjudged as BEST Electric Loco Shed in S.E.RLY
11 May 1999
Dissolved Gas Analyzer inaugurated by Sri V.K.AGARWAL, CEE/GRC.
30 October 1999
Automatic TIG Welding Plant inaugurated by Sri V.K.AGARWAL, CEE/GRC.
20 November 1999
Hindi library inaugurated by CMM/S.E.RAILWAY
05 November 1999
Heavy Lifting Bay extension by Sri V.K.AGARWAL, CEE/GRC.
05 November 1999
Light Lifting Bay extension by Sri V.K.AGARWAL, CEE/GRC.
29 April 2000
Extension of Administrative Office inaugurated by Sri V.K.AGARWAL, CEE/GRC.
Adjudged as BEST Electric Loco Shed in S.E.RLY for the year 2003-04 for all round performance in Electric Loco maintenance. This award was given jointly with TKPR Car Shed and ELS/TATA.
01 March 2005
Wheel Centre Shop inaugurated by Sri R.P.REHAN, CELE/GRC.
21 February 2006
Computerised Time Office inaugurated by SRI R.P.REHAN, CEE/GRC in presence of SRI S.TRIPATHY, CELE/GRC
All the Computers of The Electric Loco Shed, Tatanagar, CTRC (Old Shed, Tata) and Residence of Sr.DEE/TRS/TATA are connected in a Single Network through Wired & Wireless LAN. The Data exchange between all Computers become so easy due to this Networking. Even Printing on a Paper of the Daily Position was stopped by the then Sr.DEE/TRS/TATA, because he becomes able to access the Daily Position file of PPO's PC from his Residence itself.
RFID (Radio Frequency Identity Card) Attendance System introduced in Electric Loco Shed, Tatanagar for Error-Free Attendance of the ELS/TATA-Staff being supported by a Software.
Loco No. 22529 SRC base, was taken for major schedule Inspection IOH at ELS/TATA on 14.07.08. Report by ELS/SRC was given that Centre Pivot No. 1 body side base plate was cracked and also the welding of all around the centre pivot was cracked and needed changing. After receiving the full unit (CP assembly) from SRC shed on 09.09.08 a group of staff headed by a supervisor (SSE MECH-Sri A.SAMPAYO) of ELS/TATA has taken up the challenge and with shear perseverance and dedication completed the task on 26.09.08. As this type of job was never carried out in ELS/TATA since 1962 and the group of staff of ELS/TATA has shown an intricate job by accepting and successfully completing the work as first time in the history of ELS/TATA which is appreciable.