Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter Find us on Youtube View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

Citizen Charter

Trains & Timings

Passenger Services / Freight Information

Public Information

Tenders

Contact Us

Corporate Social Responsibility
Hyderabad Division
Vijayawada Division
Head Quarters
Secunderabad Division
Guntur Division
Nanded Division
Guntakal Division
Swachh Rail-Swachh Bharath
Headuarters
Hyderabad division
Secunderabad
Guntakal division
Guntur division
Nanded division
Vijayawada division
Transforming Railways
Transforming Railways-Transforming India
English Booklet
New Railways-New Telangana
Telugu Booklet
Press Releases
Bill Status
Applications & Bills Status
Vendor Registration
Vendor Login
Important Information
Results & Notifications
Survey & Construction
For Railway Personnel
Other information
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS BY VENDORS:
Downloads
Procedure & Application Forms
Appointment under Sports Quota
Appointment under Scouts & Guides Quota
Appointment under Scouts & Guides Quota
Appointment under Cultural Quota
MEDICAL DEPARTMENT
Waival of Demurrage and Wharfage
COMMERCIAL BRANCH
Guidelines & Instructions for Registration of Contractors/ Suppliers/ Vendors for expenditure contracts
Registration of Medical Pharmaceutical firms in Chief Medical Director-s Office, South Central Railway, Secunderabad
Registration of Private Hospitals for Health Care with South Central Railway
SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY- REGISTRATION POLICY
Vendors List-Trade group wise
Submit Complaints
Public Information Regarding Train Accident
Train Accident Inquiry Reports
User Login for Vendor Registration
Accident Train Inquiry Reports
 
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
QUICK LINKS
   

SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY
PRESS RELEASE
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE, SECUNDERABAD - 500 071
No.257/2020-2107-10-2020
Secunderabad
Speed Trials in progress for upgradation of Speed In the routes of Golden Quadrilateral/Golden Diagonal sections of SCR


- Strengthening of track&infrastructure and removing bottlenecks in these sections are o­n fast pace to enhance maximum speed up to 130 Kmph

South Central Railway has taken up the task of upgrading maximum permissible speed in the sections of Golden Quadrilateral/Golden Diagonal (GQ/GD) routes. The sections that come under GQ/GD routes over SCR jurisdiction are Balharshah - Kazipet - Vijayawada - Gudur,Vijayawada- Visakhapatnam and Wadi- Gooty - Renigunta sections. The existing maximum permissible speed between Balharshah - Kazipet - Vijayawada and Kazipet - Secunderabad is 120 Kmph, while it is 110 Kmph between Vijayawada - Gudur and Wadi - Gooty - Renigunta sections. These routes are under the process of speed upgradation up to 130 Kmph as per the directives of Railway Board.

As a part of it, as an initial step to measure the track parameters, RDSO/Lucknow is conducting oscillation trials through Confirmatory Oscillograph Car Run (COCR) consisting of 24 coaches of all classes. During this check, in addition to track parameters, other areas like Signaling aspect, Traction distribution equipment, Locomotive & coach fitness will also be checked and recorded.

These trials have been conducted in the month of July, 2020 between Balharshah - Kazipet - Secunderabad and Gooty - Renigunta sections. The works pertaining to upgradation of these routes to required standards from track point of view like heavier rails, improvement of curves, gradients and other componentsin these routes are under fast pace as these double line sections are already having double distant signal and are electrified. 260 meters Long welded rail panels are laid to improve track structure.

Now, oscillation trials with COCR are being carried out from 4th October to 7th October in the remaining sections viz., Kazipet - Vijayawada - Gudur & Wadi - Gooty sections. Track strengthening and infrastructure enhancement are already in progress in these sections to meet the specified standards.

On completion of the speed trials and its related works, a detailed report will be submitted to Commissioner Railway Safety, Secunderabad circle for obtaining necessary permissions to enhance the maximum permissible speed of all these routes to 130 Km per hour.

Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, SCR has opined that the enhancement of speed in these important sections of Golden Quadrilateral/Golden Diagonal routes will definitely boost the operation of passenger and freight trains. He also stated that the running time of the passenger services can be drastically reduced and this will pave the way for running more number of trains.





  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.