EMU AVADI – 30.01.2020
The PELS society members of St. Joseph’s student branch chapter were taken for an Industrial Visit to the EMU Avadi on the 30th of January 2020. About 48 members participated in this. They started by 8:00 A.M in the morning headed to the station. Reaching there by 10:00 A.M, the students were taken to the station and one of the engineers working at the station was our instructor and Guide. They taught about the inception of the station and also how to maintain the parts of the engine in the train. The first lines in the station were electrified on 29 November 1979, with the electrification of the Chennai Central–Tiruvallur section The EMU car shed lines at Avadi were electrified on 1 February 1980. Avadi is one of the railway stations in the Chennai Suburban Railway network that are being developed as Adarsh stations. They inspected each train once every one and a half year, the engine parts of the local train are inspected for normal operation of the train. They usually inspect the train which works under the DC motor. Then they left the station by 4.00 pm. Our students got a great session in the EMU.