BPC RULES FREIGHT TRAINS

BPCRULES

BPC RULES
FREIGHT TRAINS IN SWR
AS PER SWR/M/ N/31/POLICY.
Dt : 11/2009

 

BRAKE POWER CERTIFICATE

  •  It is a vital doc ready by the practice examiner in prescribed kind in triplicate and collectively signed by
    Train examiner, Guard and loco pilot.
  • This is issued after a by way of examination and testing of the formation for the effectiveness of brake energy

 

CERTIFICATE BRAKE POWER CERTIFICATE

  •  CLOSE CIRCUIT RAKES.- YELLOW.
  • PREMIUM RAKE-GREEN.
  • END TO END AIR BRAKE- GREEN,
  •  END TO END VACUM BRAKE- PINK

SPEED RESTRICTIONS

*Speed restrictions if any, are to be clearly entered within the Brake Power Certificate, When the practice having any restriction
because of
*ISMD hundreds,

*Traveling Crane,
*Damaged automobiles / Sick automobiles.
*Clamped wagons.

PATTERN OF EXAMINATION

* CLOSED CIRCUIT RAKE
– AIR BRAKE STOCK ONLY
*PREMIUM INTENSIVE END TO END
– BOX N, BTP N & BCN ONLY
* NON CLOSED CIRCUIT INTENSIVE RAKE [END TO END].
-VACUUM AND AIR BRAKE STOCK

INTENSIVE TRAIN EXAMINATION

*CLOSE CIRCUIT RAKE
* PREMIUM RAKE
* END TO END
* AIR
*VACUUM

BRAKE POWER

*CLOSED CIRCUIT RAKE.             ———————100%

* PREMIUM INTENSIVE END TO END.————–MINIMUM – 95%.

* INTENSIVE RAKE [END TO END].                 1.  AIR BRAKE – 90%.
2.VACUUM BRAKE- 85%.

VALIDITY OF BPC

CLOSED CIRCUIT RAKE                                          30 DAYS/ 6000 KMS WHICHEVER IS  EARLIER

35 DAYS/ 7500 KMS  WHICHEVER IS  EARLIER

PREMIUM                                                      12 DAYS PLUS
GRACE PERIOD OF THREE DAYS INTENSIVE END TO END.

INTENSIVE RAKE                                        UPTO LOADING POINT & FURTHER TO UN LOADING [END TO END].

POINT BPC SHALL BECOME INVALID

In case of cc rake ,if
*Rake is stabled for greater than 24 hrs in practice examination yard.
*The kilometers are notrecorded/discontinued by the practice crew (legitimate just for 20 days)
from the date of challenge of BPC.

BPC SHALL BECOME INVALID

In case of cc rake ,if

* Rake integrity is disturbed for greater than 4 wagons [ 10 fwus].
* Formations with invalid BPC to be moved on GDR test to the closest TXR level

IMPORTANT CHECKS BY GDR ON CC RAKE

* BPC ready in triplicate and yellow in color
* In BPC the names of zones overwhich legitimate ought to solely be talked about

IMPORTANT CHECKS BY GDR ON CC RAKE

* Individual wagon quantity and bv ought to be entered in BPC
*Validity in kms/days whichever is earlier
*Individual wagon quantity and bv ought to be entered in BPC

IMPORTANT CHECKS BY GDR ON CC RAKE

* Validity in kms/days whichever is earlier
* Post loading test of all trains loaded with metal consignment will probably be accomplished by C&W workers

IMPORTANT CHECKS BY GDR ON CC RAKE

* No intermediate examination is required by TXR apart from the unloading of wagons accomplished by
trippling operation
* In case lower than three rakes are being trippled per day test will carried out by GDRIMPORTANT CHECKS BY GDR
ON CC RAKE
* Any detachment/attachment of wagons at out stations shall entered and endorsed by GDR in BPC
* The rakes happening the ghat part wager CLR-QLM and SKLR-SBHR will probably be checked C&W workers for adequecy of
minimal brake energy of 90%  (or as per Local Rule)

IMPORTANT CHECKS BY GDR ON CC RAKE

*For different railway cc rakes operating on SWR when invalid in empty situation will endorsed by nearest nominated
TXR level
*For SWR or different railway cc rakes operating on SWR when invalid in loaded situation will probably be moved by
GDR test

CC RAKE

NO CC RAKE SHALL BEDISSIPATED,DISINTEGRATED OR DISSOLVED WITHOUT THE SPECIFIC

APPROVAL OF CFTM AND CRSE

IMPORTANT CHECKS BY GDR PREMIUM END TO END BPC

BPC will probably be inexperienced in color
Formed out of air brake solely
Intensively examined in empty
situation

IMPORTANT CHECKS BY GDR PREMIUM END TO END BPC

BPC legitimate for 12 days from the date of challenge
After lapse of 12 days grace interval of three days be permitted after intensive examination at first examination level

PREMIUM END TO END BPC

After the lapse of 15 days from the date of challenge even loaded rake will shall be provided for examination at first TXR level
Rakes will probably be allowed for a number of loading /unloading

PREMIUM END TO END BPC

Rakes will turned out minimal of 95 % of brake energy
After every loading/unloading the  rake will probably be examined by GDR  earlier than beginning PREMIUM END TO END
In case of mechanised loading/unloading examination by TXR will probably be fascinating
Invalid BPC formations to be moved on GDR test to the closest TXR level.

INTENSIVE (END TO END)  EXAMINATION VACUUM BRAKE AND AIR BRAKE.

Normally empty rakes shall be provided for examination
BPC inexperienced in color for air brake and pink paper for vacuum inventory

INTENSIVE (END TO END) EXAMINATION VACUUM BRAKE AND AIR BRAKE.

Individual wagon numbers will probably be entered in BPC
Originating brake energy forvacuum brake 85 %
Originating brake energy for airbrake 90%

BPC OF END TO END RUNNING OF TRAINS INVALID IF

Rake is stabled for greater than 24 hrs at originating station or any enroute yard having practice examination amenities.
Destination not talked about in BPC of loaded practice.

BPC OF END TO END RUNNING OF TRAINS INVALID IF

Destination talked about in bpc of empty examined practice
Formations with invalid bpc to be moved on GDR test to the closest TXR level

BPC OF END TO END RUNNING OF TRAINS INVALID IF

Rake integrity is disturbed for greater than 4 wagons [ 10 fwus].
Vacuum brake inventory empty examined rake not attain the loading level inside four days of challenge of BPC together with the day
issued.

BACK LOADING OF TRAINS

Back Loading is Permitted the place
facility of freight trainexamination exists, the loaded rake to be examined and BPC issued.BACK LOADING OF TRAINS
Non TXR station , the rake to be checked by guard and LP as per process and moved as much as the subsequent nominated freight
examination level in path of motion

POST LOADING /POST  TIPPLING CHECKS BY GDR

All CBCs and Air hoses are correctly coupled and locked
All angle cocks on the linked finish are in open situation

POST LOADING /POST TIPPLING CHECKS BY GDR

Last angle cock is in closedcondition
Empty/Load machine deal with is in correct placeHand brakes are in launched situation
Doors of wagons are closed and lockedContinuity of air stress /vacuum earlier than beginning
Prepare a joint memo in triplicate and signed by GDR and hand over a duplicate to SM

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