Chittaranjan (): Electric Loco Reliability Meet was held at Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) on April 27 and 28 April.
The meeting was attended by chief electrical loco engineers ( CELEs ) , senior divisional electrical engineers of Zonal Railways, senior officers from RDSO/ Lucknow and Railway Board / New Delhi, where they dicussed reliability issues of the CLW built electric locomotives . Special focus was given to three-phase locomotives provided with latest IGBT technology. The meeting was formally chaired by C P Tayal , general manager CLW and Man Singh, additional member (electrical ) Railway Board on 28th April,2015 in the Administrative office meeting room.
Ved Pal, Advisor Electrical (RS) from Railway Board / New Delhi and A K Singhal, EDEM from RDSO/ Lucknow and senior electrical officers from various Railways namely Eastern Railways, South East Central Railways, North Central Railways, West Central Railways, East Coast Railways, East Central Railways, Central Railways, Northern Railways, Western Railways, Southern Railways , South Eastern Railways and South Central Railways participated and actively discussed the reliability issues of 3-phase locomotives .
The agenda for discussion included emerging technology. Apart from Railway Officers, representatives from reputed manufacturers of IGBT technology attended this meet. Harindra Rao, Chief Electrical Engineer of CLW inaugurated the meet on April 27 and acknowledged the contribution of all the visiting Electrical Engineers towards improvement in the reliability of 3-phase electric locomotives manufactured by CLW.