South Central Railways bags "1st Best Innovation Award" in India

 SMTV Desk 2017-10-21 11:25:12  Hyderabad,South Central Railways ,1st Best Innovation Award ,India
South Central Railways bags

Hyderabad, Oct 21: The South Central Railways has bagged the "1st Best Innovation Award" under the category of Suggestion Scheme of Best Innovations by Indian Railways for the year 2016-17, announced by Railway Ministry here on Friday.South Central Railway(SCR) won the award for its innovative contribution in train operations with the idea of "Automatic Single Car Test Rig" developed by Carriage Work Shop, Lallaguda. This award comprises a cash prize of Rs.3 Lakhs.SCR General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav complimented Carriage Work Shop, Lallaguda for the achievement. The second best innovation award was given to Railway Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO), Lucknow and third best innovation award was given to Eastern Railway.Automatic Single Car Test Rig designed and developed by Carriage Work Shop, Lallaguda is used to perform air brake testing on coaches to ensure proper functioning of Air Brake System. Automatic Single Car Test Rig is designed with state of art programming, which makes it a unique product on Indian Railways.This system authenticates testing of Single Car Air Brake system which ensures Passenger safety in train operation. This machine is so designed that it can work in any climatic condition; robust and suitable for Railway working system. This is a portable machine which will give a power backup up to 6 hours.