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 21 Stellar Cultural Performance by Member Mechanical at DLW, Varanasi
Members may like to see Sterling Cultural Performance by Mrs Kanta and Mr Arunendra Kumar, Member Mechanical, at DLW Varanasi on the evening of 18 May 2013. Click on the link below to view the mobile versions of the media.
A better quality download shall be provided as and when available.
 File link mmfiles/dlw18052013/VID-20130518-1.wmv
 File link mmfiles/dlw18052013/VID-20130518-2.wmv
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 22 Inspection of Rail Wheel Plant, Bela (Chhapra) by Member Mechanical, Railway Board
 Concerning RB 2013/05/11  
Click the link below to view the pictures taken during the inspection
 URL link
 23 IRSME Day 2013 celebrated at New Delhi
For pictures of the event, please visit the following link.
 URL link
 24 Xth National Steam Congress on the 24th of February,2013 at the National Rail Museum, New Delhi
 Concerning IR 2013/02/24  
Xth National Steam Congress

The Indian Steam Railway Society has organised the Xth National Steam Congress on the 24th of February,2013 at the National Rail Museum, New Delhi. This is an annual event organised by the Society.

Shri Keshav Chandra, Member Mechanical, Railway Board was the Chief Guest on this occasion and tourism icon Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO & MD of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor was Guest of Honour. Shri Ashwani Lohani founder member & working President of Steam Society welcomed the Guests. The Congress was attended by many eminent dignitaries of Delhi, Senior Officers from Railway, PSU & Private Companies.
Mr. Cedric C Lodge Steam locomotive expert and steam enthusiast from UK delivered the Keynote address. Mr. David Barrie, Co-Chairman of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society (UK), Sir Mark Tully & renowned writer Mr. Bill Aitken also addressed the gathering.
Shri Subhas Goyal, President of the Indian Association of Tour Operators has explained the potential of “Steam Heritage Tourism” in India and shown the ways to tap this niche segment of tourism.
Shri L.K.Sinha, Retd.Member Mechanical and the president of Steam Society explained how this moving power house on rail was destroyed to meet Indian railways scrap target.
The recently concluded Xth Steam Congress successfully fulfilled its objective of promoting Steam Heritage Tourism in India. The Indian Steam Railway Society will organize film show and talk on steam locomotive in the month of May, 2013.
Few of the pictures of the occasion can be seen at the link given below.
The link of the website of Indian Steam Railway Society launched on the occasion is also given below.
 URL link
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 25 Hon'ble MOSR visit to DMU factory, Haldia 10-12-2012
 Concerning IR 2012/12/10  
For details, please visit the following links:
 File link MOSR_visit_DMU_Factory_Haldia-10-12-2012.pdf
 URL link
 26 MoU signed between COFMOW and RVNL
 Concerning IR 2012/08/28  
MoU signed between RVNL & COFMOW on 28.08.2012 regarding procurement, supply and commissioning of M&Ps required for execution of projects transferred to RVNL by Railway Board.
For further details, please view the attached file or contact:
Shri Dimpy Garg, RVNL.
 File link RVNL_COFMOW_MOU-28-08-2012.pdf
 27 Hon'ble Chief Minister of West Bengal inaugurates Diesel Loco Components Factory, Dankuni
 Order No. For further details, please visit the following link
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 28 MM inspects Jhansi Workshop on 26 May 2012
 Concerning NCR 2012/05/26  
Shri Keshav Chandra, MM visited Jhansi Workshop on 26.5.2012 . He flagged off the first BOXNHAM rake made on Indian Railways at Jhansi Workshop.The wagons are fit to run at upto 100kmph empty and 75kmph loaded.
He also inspected the ongoing Modernization works at Jhansi Workshop and also construction of New Coach MLR Workshop at Jhansi. Both the projects are being executed by Mechanical Department NCR on turnkey basis.

Photographs may be seen below:

MMs visit to Jhansi Workshop
 29 MM inspects construction of Haldia DMU factory
Please visit the following link for News Video
 URL link
 30 Delhi Division gets two National Tourism Awards
 Concerning NR 2012/02/29  
Delhi Division, Northern Railway gets two National Tourism awards from the President of India on 29 February 2012. Shri Ashwani Lohani, IRSME is currently the DRM, Delhi Division.
The category of awards are:
1. Most Innovative and Unique Tourism Project: Black Beauties of Rewari- Steam Heritage Destination
DRM, Delhi Division, Northern Railways.
2. Tourist Friendly Railway Station: New Delhi Railway Station

For further details, please view the attached file and the website of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
 File link NationalTourismAwards29Feb2012-030220121206105.pdf
 31 Report of the Expert Group on Modernisation of Indian Railways
 Concerning IR 2012/02/25  
For viewing the report submitted on 25 February 2012, please visit the link given below.
 URL link
 32 Submission of Report of High Level Safety Review Committee
 Concerning IR 2012/02/17  
High Level Safety Review Committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Anil Kakodkar presented its report to Hon'ble Minister of Railways on 17/02/2012, which will be examined by Ministry of Railways.
For downloading the report, please visit website of Ministry of Railways. The same is also available below.
 File link FINAL-BOOK-HLSRC_latest-17-02-2012.pdf
 33 10th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, New Delhi, 2013
 Concerning IR 2011/12/19  
For further details, please visit the following link:
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 34 Media Coverage for Dankuni Factory
 Concerning IR 2011/11/13  
For further details, please visit the following link
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 35 Renovated Narrow gauge mountain train from Neral Station to Matheran Station
 Concerning CR 2011/11/09  
New Facebook page launched for 'Neral Matheran Mountain Train' which gives valuable information about Narrow gauge mountain train from Neral Station to Matheran Station of Central Railway. The page has been uploaded with recent videos of newly introduced coaches and Media coverage from different news channels.
The link in given as below.
For further details please contact:
Saket Mishra,
Central Railway.
 URL link
 36 Mysore Workshop, SWR receives RDSO validation certificate
 Concerning SWR 2011/11/06  
Mysore Workshop, SW Railway has achieved the validation certifacate of RDSO for manufacturing of Composite Brake Blocks, first time on Indian Railways.
A brief write-up is attached herewith.
For further details, please contact:
Chief Workshop Manager,
Central Workshop, Mysore
Southwestern Railway
Mob: 09731667450
 File link MysoreWorkshop_CBB_final.pdf
 37 Ajmer Workshops Achieve 100% Payments through Bank
 Concerning NWR 2011/11/06  
Payment of salary through bank has been a mission area on Indian Railways for many years. Ajmer Group of workshops comprising more than 7000 staff of Ajmer ADLW Workshop, Carriage Workshop, General Stores, Electrical Workshop, Accounts, Establishment and CMT Lab has achieved this target.

General Manager, NWR has appreciated this effort vide his letter and given a cash award of Rs. 25,000/- ( GM/NWR’s appreciation letter is enclosed. )

For further Details, please contact:
Shri R.K. Moondra
 File link GM_NWR_letter14_10_2011.jpg
 38 DBWS Workshop receives ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications
 Concerning NFR 2011/08/26  
NF Railway Mechanical Workshop, Dibrugarh (DBWS) has received the ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications w.e.f 27.7.2011 awarded by NQAQSR.
For further details, please contact:

Shri S Lahiri
 39 Valedictory function for IRSME 2008 at IRIMEE, 16 June 2011
 Concerning IRIMEE 2011/06/18  
A valedictory function was held at the IRIMEE auditorium on June 16, 2011 to mark the passing out of IES 2008 Batch of IRSME probationers. On their
induction in to the Railways after the UPSC exams, the batch had initially
reported to IRIMEE in the last month the year 2009.

The IES 2K8 Batch of IRSME comprises of a total of 17 members. While 14 of
these would be reporting to the GMs/CMEs of their allotted zones in the
coming days, another three who joined late would pass out after a gap of
three months.

A group photograph of the batch members with IRIMEE faculty is attached.

IRIMEE & its faculty wishes the the batch members all the success and the
very best on the coming phase of working posts in their career on Railways.

For further details, please contact:
Sh Pankaj Kumar
Director, IRIMEE

 File link IRSME2008Valedictory-16.06.2011.pdf
 40 Visit of Hon'ble Chairperson UPA to RCF RaeBareli
 Concerning RB 2011/05/22  
The Chairperson UPA, Smt. Sonia Gandhi visited Rail Coach Factory, Raebareli on 11th May, 2011. A small write up on the visit, along with few photos, as provided by the Organisation is attached. Also attached is a photo commentary on the prgress of the Project as on 11.04.2011.

For Further, details, please contact:
Shri Alok Johri,
Chief Administrative Officer,
Rail Coach Factory, Rae Bareli
 File link RCFRBL_Status-11.04.2011.pdf
 File link RCF-RBL-visit_of_cp_upa_2011.5.11.pdf
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