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Electrical TRD Chennai Division


Welcome to Electrical TRD  Branch, MAS Division

Chennai Division has the distinction of being one of the oldest electrified divisions in Indian Railways with more than 98% of route ( i.e. 742 RKM and 2178 TKM) having electrified territory. 

The Division is headed by Sr.Divisional Electrical Engineer (Sr.DEE) stationed at Chennai assisted by two Divisional Electrical Engineers (Revenue and Works) also at Chennai and five Asst.Divisional Electrical Engineers (Headquartered at Tambaram, Ponneri, Arakkonam, Katpadi and Chennai). 

The OHE (Over Head Equipment) maintenance setup comprises of 18 OHE Depots and PSI maintenance setup comprises of 13 PSI Depots (11 Traction Substations with Depots and 2 Sub-Depots at BBQ and VM) spread all over the Division. 

The Power supply to entire Electrified Sections is controlled by the Traction power Controllers from the centralized Remote Control Centre (RCC) at Chennai. For controlling of 25 kV Electric Traction Power supply, the Division is demarcated in to four sections vis-à-vis 

  1. Chennai Central - Gudur (MAS-GDR)
  2. Chennai Central - Renigunta (MAS-RU)
  3. Velachery - Chennai Beach - Villuppuram (VLCY-MSB-VM) and 
  4. Arakkonam - Jolarpettai (AJJ-JTJ) 

All the four sections are monitored and controlled by the SCADA systems provided at Remote Control Centre, Chennai by Traction Power Controllers for each section round the Clock.



 ORGANISATION




Traction distribution (TRD) branch is responsible for the maintenance of 25kV AC electric traction installation assets.

The branch can be broadly classified into

  •  Over Head Equipment (OHE)
  •  Power Supply Installations (PSI)
  •  Remote Control (RC)

The depots in Chennai Division are located at following locations.

OHE depots: OHE/MS, OHE/TBM, OHE/CGL, OHE/ACK, OHE/VM, OHE/AVD, OHE/TRL, OHE/AJJ, OHE/PUT, OHE/BBQ, OHE/TVT, OHE/PON, OHE/SPE, OHE/GDR, OHE/AB, OHE/WJR, OHE,KPD & OHE/JTJ (Total 18 depots)

PSI depots: PSI/MCPT, PSI/TBM, PSI/ACK,PSI/VM, PSI/AVD, PSI/AJJ, PSI,PUT, PSI/BBQ, PSI/ENR, PSI/SPE, PSI/THL, PSI/VLT & PSI/TPT (Total 13 depots: 11 Traction Substations with Depots and 2 Sub-Depots at BBQ and VM)

RC Depot: RC/MAS (Single depot for entire MAS Division)





Source : Southern Railway Welcomes You CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 21-06-2021  


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