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Ganga Sagar Express - सारे तीर्थ बार-बार, गंगासागर एक बार - Rahul Kumar

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Blog Entry# 1544924
Posted: Jul 19 2015 (11:41)

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Last Response: Aug 20 2015 (19:24)
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Jul 19 2015 (11:41)   22112/Nagpur - Bhusaval InterCity (Dada Dham) Express (via Itarsi) | DGN/Dongargaon (2 PFs) | BSL/WAM-46P/21329
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#sb featuring 21329 with NGP BSL ice :)
You can also see a loco speeding towards us

10 Public Posts - Sun Jul 19, 2015

Jul 19 2015 (16:50)
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In Spite of Completion of Codal Life/Service Life why these 196 WAM-4s are still in Operation ?
Ans: For this Order click here
Now, as RB has initiated this Order on 19.04.2010 I won't DISAGREE to it. But, from the PRAGMATIC Viewpoint I have noticed some Loopholes in this Order which are described below:
A Line is Quoted in this Order as "Condemnation
of Electric Loco Should be done on Age-Cum-Condition Basis and not simply because they have achieved their Codal Life."
Now if we analyze the Term "Age-Cum-Condition" then it can be clearly visible that both Age and Condition are variable Factor and directly dependent to each other, so it means with increase in Age definitely Condition or Performance Standard will be decreased(Reverse Trend has yet not been Observed in this World) as because we have to consider the "Direct Impact" of Factors like Depreciation, Wear and Tear etc with the increase of age and more coverage of Route Kilometers by the Locomotive which is the root cause of falling in standard or condition of the Locomotive. Now by performing Periodic Overhaul or MTR or AOH you just change some cables, wires or Parts of Locomotive not the Whole Traction Motor or other Major Parts of Loco so that it's durability can be increased. But this Change can't NEGATE the effects of Depreciation, Wear & Tear, Route Kms covered prior to AOH or POH or MTR from the Traction Motor or other main parts of the Locomotive. That's why the term "Codal Life" is used for Locomotive which means after completion of a certain period(In years) it is MANDATORY to Condemn the Locomotive as because at that time it completes it's calculated total Route kms for which it is made, if some short you can retain it but after completion of that Route kms you have to ABANDON the Loco MANDATORILY. So Condition does not be a Parameter for a Loco which has completed it's Codal Life and hence the following Line of the ORDER in question is completely irrelevant here:
"It is desired that Chief Electrical Engineers should personally take care to ensure that only those Locos, where Condition does not permit their continuance in Traffic Service, are considered for Condemnation".
This ORDER needs to be AMENDED from a more Realistic Viewpoint regarding Condemnation of Over Aged Locomotive
Order is attached for reference.
(I have Just explain the Terms " Age-Cum-Condition" and "Codal Life" used in this ORDER from a Pragmatic and Logical Point of View).
Views are welcome.

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