Mangaluru, Jan 16, 2020: Carriage and Wagon Depot at Mangaluru Junction, the only depot under Palakkad Division capable of examining freight train formations for their rail worthiness, has obtained Integrated Management System (IMS) certification.
The brake power certificate issued by the depot is the authority to utilise the rakes in the specified schedule. Average 49 such rakes are examined at the depot in a month.
The C and W Depot also performs Platform Turn Round (PFTR) maintenance of Passenger carrying trains. Three trains are being provided with the PFTR at the depot and in which one is daily and the other two are a tri-weekly train and a bi-weekly train. Rolling in Examination and Carriage Watering for all through trains to /from Konkan Railway Corporation Limited is also being done at Mangaluru Junction.
IMS certification covers ISO 9001-2015 for Quality Management, ISO 14001-2015 for Environment Management, ISO 45001-2018 for Occupational Health and Safety and it is valid up to December 2022.