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Western Railway (WR)

Updated on: Friday, December 04, 2020, 07:54 AM IST

Western Railway’s Electric Loco Shed, Vadodara secures award for the innovative “Push-Pull Operation” project

Western Railway’s Electric Loco Shed at Vadodara has added a feather to its cap by securing the Silver Award in Quality Council of India's - 13th D.L Shah Quality Award for the project of ‘Push-Pull Operation’. This feat has been made possible due to sustained efforts, as well as the dynamic leadership & guidance of Alok Kansal – General Manager of Western Railway. GM Kansal has congratulated Divisional Railway Manager of Vadodara & the entire team of Electric Loco Shed – Vadodara for this accomplishment. The award will be given during the inaugural session of Quality Conclave on 17th December, 2020. According to Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, the Push- Pull operation of locomotive is a configuration for locomotive-hauled trains, allowing them to be driven from either end. In this mode, one locomotive each is attached to the train at both ends. The train is then pulled and pushed by the locomotives simultaneously. The key benefits of push pull operation are reduction in train journey time due
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Published on: Friday, December 04, 2020, 07:54 AM IST
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