Diesel Loco Shed, Ratlam

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Diesel Loco Shed, Ratlam
Location
LocationRatlam, Madhya Pradesh
Characteristics
Owner(s)Indian Railways
Operator(s)Western Railway zone
Depot code(s)RTM
TypeEngine shed
Rolling stockWDP-4D, WDM-2, WDM 3A, WDG4, WDG4D, WDG 3A, WDM 3D
History
Opened1 May 1967; 52 years ago (1967-05-01)

Diesel Loco Shed, Ratlam is a engine shed located in Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh in India. It is located north-east of Ratlam Junction falling under Ratlam railway division. The shed caters to the need of freight as well as passenger trains.[1][2][3][4]

Of the three loco sheds in the Western Railway zone, this is the largest among them followed by Vatwa, and Sabarmati .[5]

History[edit]

It was established on 1 May 1967 with capacity holding of 15 locomotives, but currently it holds around 126 locomotives, WDM 2A, WDM 3A, Inferior Service WDM 2A), WDS 6-04 and WDS 4B class. It received its first locomotive, a WDM 2, from New Katni Junction.[citation needed]

Major and minor schedules of Diesel Locomotives are carried out in the shed. The shed is ISO: 9001-2015, ISO: 14001-2015, ISO: 45001-2018, ISO: 50001-2011& "5S" certified.[citation needed]

Rolling stock[edit]

The shed homes about 200 diesel locomotives of varied types, which are its primary rolling stock of the shed.

Types of Locos maintained and their HP & holdings[edit]

SN Type of Loco HP Holding
1. WDM3D 25
2. WDM 3A 34
3. WDG 3A 33
4. WDS 6 04

Trains[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sheeju Chandran. "Interactive Diagram of the WDM-2 Locomotive". IRFCA. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  2. ^ BRIEF HISTORY OF DIESEL SHED RATLAM
  3. ^ BRIEF HISTORY OF DIESEL SHED RATLAM
  4. ^ http://irfca.org/apps/locos/show/2611?page=2
  5. ^ Sheds and Workshops

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