Centre of Excellence for Locopilots inaugurated at Rourkela (SER)

Indian railways has a Centre of Excellence at Rourkela(SER). This is a fresh facility being created to train Loco pilots. This facility was inaugurated by Shri, Rahul Gautam, PCEE (SER) in the presence of Shri. Vijay Kumar Sahu (DRM-Chakradharpur) and Shri. Ramendra Kumar Tiwari.

This facility is the only Indian Railway facility with two simulators in juxtaposition having the E70 and CCB brake systems. Each Simulator Cab has SOVAC based Geo-specific visual simulation complete with signalling system. Facility to change weather conditions, introduce faults / obstructions allows the instructors to provide comprehensive training through independent instructor stations.

In addition, the facility includes an Observation cum training area. Computer based learning software provides multimedia based training on the technical as also on all aspects of driving.