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All Communication Failure on Single line

All Communication Failure on Single line (SR 6.02 – 4)

1. In the event of total interruption of communication (TIC) occurring between two stations on a single line section, i.e. when Line Clear cannot be obtained by any one of the following means stated in order of preference viz:
a. Block instruments; Track circuits or Axle counters;
b. Telephones attached to the Block Instruments;
c. Station to station fixed telephones wherever available;
d. Fixed telephone such as Railway auto phones & BSNL / MTNL phones;
e. Control Telephone;
f. VHF sets under special instructions, but not as the sole means of communication on sections where passenger trains run.

All Communication Failure on Double line

All Communication Failure on Double line (SR 6.02 –3)

1. In the event of total interruption of communication (TIC) occurring between two stations on a double line section, i.e. when Line Clear cannot be obtained by any one of the following means stated in order of preference viz :

  a. Block instruments; Track circuits or Axle counters;
  b. Telephones attached to the Block Instruments;
  c. Station to station fixed telephones wherever available;
  d. Fixed telephone such as Railway auto phones & BSNL / MTNL phones;
  e. Control Telephone;
 f. VHF sets under special instructions, but not as the sole means of communication on sections where               passenger trains run.

The following procedure shall be adopted for train passing.

TSL working on Double line

TSL working on Double line SR 6.02 – 1

1. Whenever an accident to a train or track or other obstruction takes place on a double line, the traffic may temporarily worked under the following systems:

a. By obtaining ‘line clear’ on electric speaking instruments,
b. By the installation of single line block instruments and SLB demarcating the block section in the wrong direction, if the affected line is likely to remain out of use for a substantial period.

2. On receipt of reliable information in writing that one line is clear, SM, in consultation with SCOR and the SM of the station at the other end of the section shall take steps to introduce TSL working.

Systems of Working

Systems of Working

Systems of Working: GR 7.01

(1) All trains working between stations shall be worked on one of the following systems, namely –

(a) The Absolute Block System,
(b) The Automatic Block System,
(c) The Following Trains System,
(d) The Pilot Guard System,
(e) The Train Staff and Ticket System, or
 (f) The One Train Only System.

(2) Systems of working in force on Central Railway: SR 7.01 – 1

LOCO LINK

LOCO LINK

Loco link is an arrangement of locomotive for working a set of trains from one station to other station for Mail/Express/Passenger trains. Loco link gives the requirement of locomotive required to run the given number of trains. Loco link is prepared by HQ office in consultation with COM.

Factors to be considered while preparing a loco link:

1) Availability of the Loco.
2) Trip Inspection:

Mail/Express or Passenger locomotives are required to be given trip inspection as under as per AC traction manual:-
After running of 3000 kms or at completion of a trip whichever is later.

OPERATING STATISTICS

 OPERATING STATISTICS

Railway Statistics: Essential for planning prioritizing and exceeding activities connected with operation.

The railway statistics are based on four factors -

Quantity
Distance
Duration and
Service

In Railway environment these relate to –

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