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IRPWM 2020 CHAPTER- 14 N K Mishra Prof. Track-1 1
Chapter- 14: TRAINING, COMPETENCY & REFERENCES 2
IRPWM July- 2019 NOW IRPWM June- 2020
Chapter XV & XVI Removed & New Chapter 14
Important changes from old chapter- XV Revised training module connected which cover all training of ng staff in one book & compiled table shown in manual. Training periods for refresher and promotion increased from two weeks to 17 days.
Various Training and Duration SN 1 2 3 Category JE/SSE/P. Way Type of Training Induction (For new recruits posted in Railway Promotion Refresher Place of Training ZRTI -6 month in field- 6 month ZRTI/CTI Duration 1 year 17 days (3 weeks) Frequency/Remarks Once on joining Railway service /Promotion through LDCE from P. Way category Once on Promotion from JE Once in five year
Various Training and Duration SN Category 4 Mate Type of Training Place of Training Duration Frequency/Remarks Promotion 18 days Basic Once on promotion from Keyman to Gang Mate or from track maintainer to key man 5 Keyman 6 Mate/Keyman Refresher 6 Days Once in five year 7 Gateman Induction 12 Days For new recruits 8 Gateman Induction 9 Gateman Refresher 6 Days Once in five year 10 Track Maintainer Induction 30 Days Once on joining Railway 11 Track Maintainer Refresher 6 Days Once in five year DTI 6 days For gateman picked up from track maintainer capacity
Various Training and Duration SN Category Type of Training 12 JE/SSE/USFD Initial 13 JE/SSE/USFD Refresher 14 Welder (AT) Initial 15 Welder (AT) Refresher 16 JE/SSE (Welding supervisor) Initial Place of Training Duration Frequency/Remarks RDSO 4 weeks Once selected for USFD testing RDSO/IRICEN 1 week First refresher after 3 year. Thereafter once in five year 2 weeks Once on selection as Welder 1 week Once in Two years TPP/LKO & TWC/Vijayawada 1 week One time in service
Modified and detailed old 1103 para: 1406 Certificate of Competency - In order to ensure safe working & proper output, a qualified person shall be appointed. Such qualified person shall be responsible for supervising Track works and its proper protection. The qualified person shall hold a certificate of competency, which shall be issued according to prescribed instructions. Staff in whose favor a certificate is issued should be literate, having knowledge of Hindi or other local language, should have passed the prescribed Medical test. The certificate of competency will be issued for a specified period, by an authorized officer, and renewed periodically. Categories of staff competent to supervise and execute the works are listed in Annexure - 14/2.
New para 1407 Training and Certification of welders. Certification of Welders of Approved portion manufacturing firms and labour contracting firms shall be done by RDSO as per provisions of “Indian Railway Standard Specification for Fusion Welding of Rails by the Alumino-Thermic process”. Training and certification of Departmental welders and supervisors shall be done by Thermit Portion Plant (TPP), Northern Railway, Lucknow and Thermit Welding Centre (TWC), Vijayawada as per procedure for certification given in Annexure - 1 of “Manual for Fusion Welding of Rails by The Alumino-Thermic process”.
SN Nature of Activity /Work Lowest level Authorize level (minimum) 1 To carry out Maintenance work under Keyman their personal supervision in LWR/CWR for following works Renewal of fastenings not requiring lifting. Emergency repairs to Rail fracturce. Inspection and Checking of SEJ, oiling and greasing and re-tightening /renewa. I of fittings once a fortnight. Divisional Training centre. (Valid for 5 years from the date of issue) In exceptional cases, by ADEN for one year as per Para 1402 (3) (c). 2 Hot weather patrolling Patrolman Cold weather patrolling Protection of (Railway track and secure safety of trains in case employee) of buckling, rail fractures, or any abnormal behavior of track. Any other Patrolling. For passing of train in emergency at rail/weld fracture site. SSE/P. Way (Overall Incharge) (Experienced and trust worthy men from the Permanent Gang to work as patrolman/Watchman. )
SN Nature of Activity /Work Lowest level Authorize level (minimum) 3 Carrying out various activities in connection with maintenance of track as given in relevant chapters of this manual. JE/Pway Subject to passing of Initial/Refresher/ Promotional courses 4 To use Trolley /Lorry/dolly To Use Trolley/Lorry To use Motor trolley Mate Head Trolleyman Motor Trolley Driver ADEN (Valid for Two years) 5 To work as Gateman/ Trackman SSE/P. Way (In-charge)/ Divisional Training Centre (Valid for 5 Years) 6 To use of trolley/ Motor Trolley/ Lorries JE/SSE/P. Way Senior Scale officer, (Valid for Two years)
S N Nature of Activity /Work Lowest level Authorize level (minimum) 7 To Supervise AT welding. JE/SSE/P. Way TPP/Lucknow or TWC/ Vijayawada (after satisfactory completion of TW 3 course) 8 To execute AT weld (Provisional Certificate) Departmental AT Welder TPP/Lucknow or TWC/ Vijayawada (TW 1 competency valid for executing 100 joint or 6 months whichever is earlier) 9 To execute AT weld (Regular Departmental AT competency Certificate for Welder departmental welding. TPP/Lucknow or TWC/ Vijayawada (after satisfactory completion of TW 2 course with validity up to 2 years and after two year reassessment valid for next 2 year. ) 10 Provisional Competency certificate for welder of private firm. Contractor/ Firm AT Welder. M&C Directorate of RDSO (Valid for 2 years) 11 Regular Competency Certificate for Welder of private firm. Contractor/ Firm AT Welder M&C Directorate of RDSO (Valid for 5 years)
S N Nature of Activity /Work Lowest level Authorize level (minimum) 12 Supervision of FB Welding (Min Diploma in Mech/Elect Engg. Or BSc duly passing test as per Flash Butt welding manual provision) Departmental/Firm FB welding supervisor CTE/CE(con) 13 Welder for FB welding (Min class X or equivalent duly passing test as per Flash Butt welding manual provision) Departmental/Firm FB welders CTE/CE(con) 14 Supervision of FB Welding of Railway PSU / Metro (Min Diploma in Metro/Firm FB welding Mech/Elect Engg. Or BSc duly passing test supervisor as per Flash Butt welding manual provision) CTE 15 Welder for FB welding of Railway PSU / Metro (Min class X or equivalent duly Metro/Firm FB welding passing test as per Flash Butt welding supervisor manual provision) CTE
SN Nature of Activity /Work Lowest level Authorize level (minimum) 16 USFD operator of departmental USFD Departmental USFD machines (Initial certification) Operator M&C Directorate of RDSO (Valid for 3 years) 17 USFD operator of departmental USFD Departmental USFD machines (Subsequent certification. ) Operator M&C Directorate of RDSO (Valid for 5 years) 18 USFD operator of contracted USFD machines (Provisional certificate) USFD Testing by contractor operator M&C Directorate of RDSO (Valid for 6 Months) 19 USFD operator of contracted USFD machines (Regular Certificate) USFD Testing by contractor operator M&C Directorate of RDSO (Valid for 2 years) 20 Quality Control in charge for outsourcing of USFD Quality control Incharge by contractor M&C Directorate of RDSO (Valid for 3 years)
Page view of Annexure 14/2
New para on Medical examination
New para: 1408 Category of Medical Examination — In order to secure continuous effective service and to ensure that one shall not possesses any disease, unfitting him or likely to unfit him for that Service, Regular medical examination of railway staff should be done. Following different Medical category, based upon the nature of work and responsibility for P. Way Non Gazetted staff as prescribed in Chapter V of Medical Manual is reproduced as under – Group A: Vision tests required in the interest of public safety. Categorized as A-1 to A-3. Group B: Vision tests required in the interest of the employee himself or his fellow workers or both. Categorized as B-1 & B-2. Group C: Vision tests required in the interest of administration only. Categorized as C-1 & C-2. Frequency and Standard of medical test shall be qualified by P. Way staff during their service as listed in Annexure - 14/3. Authorized Medical Examiner for these tests shall be DMO and above.
SN Category 1 2 3 4 5 JE/SSE/P. Wa y Gateman Trolleyman Mate, Keyman, Track Maintainer. Safaiwala, Watchman Visual std. Validity/ Periodical medical exam (PME) Every four years till 45 yrs. and then A-3 every two years till 55 yrs. and thereafter annually till retirement. B-1 On attaining the age of 45 yrs. and there after every 5 yrs. C-2 No PME
Important changes from old chapter- XVI
Books of Reference Old para improved by removing less important references: 1409 Books of Reference — Books of reference listed in Annexure - 14/4 and other publications from RDSO and IRICEN/Pune including Technical Monograms considered essential, should be supplied to the officers and the JE/SSE/P. Way of each Division. The Chief Engineers’ and the Divisional Engineers’ Offices should make arrangement to ensure circulars and instructions are available in TMS and/or at Zonal web site as a separate tab on Engineering department page.
Offices, which should be equipped with a copy of the publication Item No. Publications 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Act- Indian Railways Code- Indian Railway for the Engineering Department. Indian Railway Permanent Way Manual Indian Railway Works Manual Indian Railway Bridge Manual- Accident & Circulars pertaining to Accidents. Rules for the opening of a Railway for the public carriage of passengers. Rules- General and Subsidiary, Parts I & II Schedule of Dimensions Standing Orders-Engineering Department For the personal use of such officers Divisional and inspectors Engineer’s office as may be prescribed Assistant Divisional Engineer’s office JE/SSE/ P. Way’s office 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Offices, which should be equipped with a copy of the publication For the personal use of such officers and inspectors as may be prescribed Divisional Engineer’s office Assistant Divisional Engineer’s office JE/SSE/ P. Way’s office 1 1 1 Manual for Flash Butt Welding of Rails 1 1 1 Manual for Fusion Welding of Rails by the Alumino-Thermic process 1 15 Small Track Machine Manual 1 16 Track Machine Manual 1 17 Manual for ultrasonic testing o rails and welds 1 18 Guidelines for handling and stacking of rails (No. CT-35) 1 1 1 Item No. 11 12 13 14 Publications Working Time Table and Appendix thereto Manual of instructions for fabrication, installation and maintenance of glued insulated rail joints. 1