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Wagon Repair Shop Raipur

Wagon Repair Shop, Raipur is one of the Premier Workshops on Indian Railways planned to cater for repairs to different classes of BG Wagons.  The   First wagon    was turnout in the month of July’1968. At present the target of wagon POH for 2023-24 is 6000 vehicle units. Besides POH activities, rehabilitation of BOXN wagons and conversion of twin pipe system of all wagons are also being carried out.

More than 388 Overhauled BOXN Wheel sets per month are being supplied to divisions for ROH repair of wagons including PP Yard/BIA, BCN depot/BSP, VSKP, Kurda Roard and Sambalpur division.

            Apart from serving the interests of the IR with perseverance, dedication and excellence, this Workshop has been proving its role in catering to the needs of other vital industries like NTPC, BALCO, NALCO, SAIL, RITES, MPEB etc., by providing them overhauled wheel sets and POH repair of wagons.


Wagon Repair Shop, Raipur scaled many milestones, attaining special distinction on IR through its unstinting efforts, innovative culture and immense caliber. Few such milestones are:

  • First Modern Workshop on Indian Railways dedicated to wagon Repair.
  • First workshop to have wagon over wagon movement and traverses since its inception with less operation.
  • First Workshop in Indian Railways in turning out one Formation of BOXNR (Stainless Steel) Wagons.
  • Pioneer workshop in Indian Railways to convert BOXN wagons to BOXNEL extreme axle load wagons i.e. 20.3T to 25T.
  • First Workshop to develop repair facilities for High Capacity Draft Gears (RF-361 & Mark-50).
  • Acquired prestigious ISO–9001 version Certification for Quality Management System since April 2005
  • First workshop to convert BOXN to BOXN-UG wagon. 10 Rakes of BOXN-UG turned out.
  • First workshop to start overhauling of CTRB in Indian Railways.
  • IOH of ICF wheel sets was started in May’09 to meet the challenge of IOH requirements of ICF coaches on SECR. 
  • First workshop to retrofit twin pipe arrangement on BVZI wagons.
  • First workshop to implement WISE and to have the coveted status of being the pilot of pilots in WISE implementation.
  • First workshop to implement restructuring orders and promote 351 staff and implement a productivity improvement of 6 %.
  • Introduction of single batch salary payment through NEFT. 
  • Pilot of the pilot workshop for implementation of WISE-II.

Salient Feature of Wagon Repair Shop/SECR/Raipur


POH repairs to different types of BG Wagons

First Wagon turned out

Year 1968

Total boundary area

550 Acres

Total covered area

10 Acres

Length of track

27.35 Kms.

Average consumption of Electrical power

118530 KWH/Month (CSPDCL 59891 + Solar 58639)

IMS certification,

ISO 50001 certification,

Green co rating,

5s certification,

ISO 3834-2 certification

Lean Six Sigma

Certified in Apr’ 2022

Certified in Dec’ 2021

Certified in Mar’ 2022

Certified in Oct’ 2021

Certified in Oct’ 2021

Certified in Oct’ 2021

Centre of excellence 2017-18 Bogie Shop

Centre of excellence 2018-19 CBC Shop

Centre of excellence 2020-21Air Brake Section

Centre of excellence 2020-21 CTRB Section

Centre of excellence 2021-22 Wheel Shop

Certified in Nov’ 2017

Certified in Nov’ 2018

Certified in Oct’ 2020

Certified in Oct’ 2020

Declared in July’ 2021

 Non Railway Customer

NTPC, BALCO, RITES, OPGC Odisha, SAIL Bhilai etc., by providing them overhauled wheel sets and POH repair of wagons.

Staff strength as on 01.07.2022

(including Electrical, Accounts

& Stores)



Outturn Target (2023-24)

6000 VUs

Factory License No.- 842/842/G-0/RPR/2M(I)


Consent to operate (Water)-Consent to operate has been obtained from CECB, Raipur vide letter no. 205/TS/CECB/2019 dt. 06.04.2019 which is valid upto 31.07.2021.

Consent to operate (Air)-Consent to operate has been obtained from CECB, Raipur vide letter no. 205/TS/CECB/2019 dt. 06.04.2019 which is valid upto 31.07.2021.

Registration No.-Udyam Aakanksha/Unit No. 11100405993440

Present Activity of the workshop

  • Periodic overhauling (POH) of wagons & its components.
  • Rehabilitation of BOXN wagons.
  • Overhauling of BVZI wagons.
  • POH of diesel & electric locomotive wheels.
  • Retrofitment / Conversion of Single pipe brake system to twin pipe brake system.
  • Deposit Works of different PU & Privet units such as NTPC, NALCO, SAIL, BALCO etc

Source : South East Central Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 18-01-2024  

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