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Moradabad Division


                                              

               



­INTRODUCTION

 

          Moradabad was founded in 1625 by Mughal Prince “MURAD”, son of  Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

 Moradabad city is famous for Brass Metal Handicrafts, not only in India but also abroad. This city is situated in western U.P. between 28°-21´ and 28°-16´ Latitude North and 78°- 4´ and 79° Longitude East. Presently it is an Administrative, Industrial and Commercial centre. National Highway 24 passes through the city

Moradabad is the Headquarter of an important Division of Northern Railway. It is an important Railway Junction and lies on the Howrah-Amritsar and Delhi – Guwahati main lines.

 Moradabad Division was created in 1925 as a  part of East Indian Railway. Spread over the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, it has a total route kilometrage of 1402.15 Kms. and track kilometrage of 2701.72 Kms, over which 140 pairs of Mail/Express and 60  pairs of passenger trains run. There are 207 stations including 150 block stations. Approximately two lakhs passengers are booked daily from stations of the Division.

       The division caters to important religious and industrial centres of both the states. Important religious piligrim centres of the country like Haridwar, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Rishikesh, Garhmukteshwar, Rajghat, Naimisharanya etc are situated in the area served by the Division.

 Three major fertiliser plants, namely IFFCO/Aonla, Tata Chemicals Limited/Babrala and Kribhco Shyam Fertilisers / Shahjahanpur are located on this division. Major transportation needs of these plants are meet by the division.

Similarly, a number of important sugar factories are situated over the division. The sugar mills at Laksar, Seohara and Dhampurhave their own independent sidings. Other plants load their product from goodshed of Hardoi.

The largest grain market of UP, i.e., Shahjahanpur, also dispatches large volumes of food grain, especially wheat to Southern and North Eastern states.

 Apart from the above, the division provides a number of Goods handling terminals where large volumes of fertilizer, cement, coal , food grains and other miscellaneous commodities are handled.

        Major Oil companies also unload their products at dedicated sidings at Aonla, Najibabadand Banthra. One diesel loco shed for homing 250 GE locomotives has started functioning since 2018. 47 locomotives have so far been received.

               From freight operations point of view, this division serves as a major trunk route for all food grain traffic loaded from Northern States to North Eastern states. It also serves as an important route for transporting important raw materials like coal and steel from North Eastern and eastern regions of the country to the Northern states.


GENERAL INFORMATION

(Upto Oct’22)

HEADQUARTER

MORADABAD

ROUTE KILOMETERS Total / Electrified

1407.72 Kms.

TRACK KILOMETERS Total / Electrified

2090.00 Kms.

NUMBER OF STATIONS

208 Station

[153 Block station+ 6 IBH+ 3 Flag+ 46 Halt]

STAFF SANCTION STRENGTH

20702                                                                      

STAFF ON ROLL

16235                                                                         

CIVIL DISTRICTS

26

MAIL/EXPRESS & PASSENGER TRAINS

140 PAIRS & 44 PAIRS

MAJOR GOODS TERMINALS

Group-I   -  10 (More than 12 rakes/month)

[HRI, RAC, BRYC, BE, CH, MB, GJL, PRI, RK, BJO]

Group-II  -  06 (7 to 12 rakes/month)

[RMU, GMS, BSC, JWP, RKSH, HRW]

Group-III - 18 (less than 7 rakes/month)

[SAN, BEJ, MAH, BGMU, MINJ, JBG, AJI, DIB, HPU, KRJ, DPR, LRJ, VBH, HRH, AMRO, CBJ, MZM, MNDR]

PASSENGERS BOOKED IN 21-22 / 22-23

8.14  / 24.27 Million

TOTAL LOADING IN 21-22 / 22-23

3.72 / 3.69 Million Tonnes    

THROUGHPUT  IN 21-22 / 22-23

8077 / 10282 Units/day

PASSENGER EARNINGS IN 21-22 / 22-23

Rs. 249.55 / Rs. 469.15 Crores

OTHER COACHING EARNINGS IN

21-22 / 22-23

Rs. 36.65 / Rs. 58.53 Crores

GOODS  EARNINGS IN 21-22 / 22-23

Rs. 329.57 / Rs. 331.59 Crores

SUNDRY EARNINGS IN 21-22 / 22-23

Rs. 35.13 / Rs. 53.30 Crores

TOTAL EARNINGS IN 21-22 / 22-23

Rs. 650.90 / Rs. 912.38 Crores

TICKET CHECKING EARNINGS IN

21-22 / 22-23

Rs. 15.31 / Rs. 35.56 Crores

PRS

50

UTS

139

JTBS

45

STBS/STBA

76

PRINCIPAL COMMODITIES OUTWARD

FERTILIZER, FOODGRAINS, SUGAR, DEOILED RICE BRAN, TIMBER WASTE, HEAVY MACHINES, ORGANIC MANURE, CEMENT, CONTAINER, AUTOMOBILES (CAR & MOTOR CYCLE) & MINI TRUCK

PRINCIPAL COMMODITIES INWARD

CEMENT, POL, COAL, CONTAINER, FERTILIZER, FOODGRAINS & SALT.

Highlights of 2022-23

1.Efficiency in Operations:-

During the year, various measures have been taken to improve the operational efficiency.  As a result of the measures taken, after resumption of all mail/express and passenger services, cancelled during Corona Pandemic period, the number of trains operated on the Division including the coaching and freight, has been continuously growing up.  The total number of trains operated has been increased to 428 per day (October’22) including freight and coaching services, which is an increase of approx. 22% over 352 trains run during the same month last year.

MONTHS

FREIGHT TRAIN

COACHING  TRAINS

TOTAL TRAINS

21-22

22-23

21-22

22-23

21-22

22-23

APR

142

209

130

195

272

404

MAY

163

215

94

195

257

410

JUN

166

226

101

186

267

412

JUL

160

216

146

210

306

426

AUG

166

209

157

222

323

431

SEP

190

209

166

222

356

431

OCT

183

196

169

232

352

428

Ø Through Put Deficiency:-

NTKM per wagon per day from April’22 to October’22 has been 16540 which is 18.4% higher than 13967 for the same period last year and 6.1% higher than annual target for the year of 15593.

ØWagon Utilization:-

During the period April’ 22 to October’ 22, the average wagon kilometer per day has been 464.46, which 14.8% improvement for the same period of last year at 481.48 and is 1% higher than the current target of 460. 

ØOperation of long haul trains:-

During the period April’ 22 to October’ 22m, the Division ran 1505 long haul trains which is an increase of 408% over the same period of last year at 296.

ØOperation of Crack Trains:-  

During April’22 to October’22 total 13977 trains were operated, which is a 72% increase over 8117 trains operated during the same period last year.


ØEngineering Blocks:-

The operational efficiency improvement entails higher utilization of fixed infrastructure, which is expected to lead to higher maintenance requirements.  To meet these requirements during the period April’22 to October’22 total 10414 engineering blocks for 19335 hours against 9390 blocks of 12671 hours during the same period last year.  Total hours of block has thus been increased by 52.6%

2.Wagon Through Put:-

During the period April’22 to October’22 daily wagon unit through put has been 10282, which is 27.3% higher than 8077 units per day achieved during the same period last year.

3.Equipment Failures:-

More intensive focus on ensuring maintenance and monitoring of assets has led to reduction in most categories of equipment failures.

Item

April’21  to October’22

April’22 to October’22

Remarks

Rail and Weld failures

37

17

(-) 54%

Diesel loco failures

52

41

(-) 21%

Electric loco failures

73

97

(+) 33%

Hot axle/train parting

14

18

(+) 29%

OHE failures

37

13

(-) 65%

Signal failures (No.)

3182

2068

(-) 35%

     

During the beginning of the year 2022, the Division had started an    intensive drive to implement an action plan for significant reduction in signal failures and this drive has led to encouraging results so far compared to the pre-Corona year 2019-20. The failures on various parameters have seen a significant reduction as indicated below:

Signal failures

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

(Upto Oct’22)

Total number

7735

4040