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23 years of wide ranging experience in Railway systems & applications. Experienced in managing assignments in complete range of system life cycle, i.e., conception, design, development, manufacturing, construction, testing and maintenance of operational assets. Significant experience in planning, tendering, procurement & contract management.
Experienced on developing & standardizing safety critical signalling systems like cab signalling, automatic train protection (ETCS based TPWS system for IR), Fail-safe multiplexer & centralized traffic control for use on Indian Railway network.
Successfully led multiple signalling projects for Indian Railways. Experienced in providing leadership for teams working on design, development, project management, process improvement and asset management.
Successfully interfaced with other railway disciplines like Track, Civils, OHE and Electricals in all the above activities. Led multi-disciplinary teams for accident investigations involving signal passed at danger, derailment etc.
Successfully participated in delivery of multiple major Signalling Schemes of Network Rail UK while on secondment from 2005 to 2009.
Specialties: Managing technology, people & projects in Railway domain. In recent past managed technologies like ETCS based TPWS, Centralized traffic control/Train management system (CTC/TMS) and Failsafe signalling multiplexer for adoption over Indian Railways.
Atkins, Indian Railways
(1) Institution of Railway signal Engineers (2) Institution of Railway Signal & Telecom Engineers (India)
(1)Bachelor of Engineering from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India. - www.mnnit.ac.in (2) Trained in Signal engineering at Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering & Telecommuncation (IRISET), Secunderabad- www.iriset.ac.in (3) Trained in management of railway systems at Railway staff college Vadodara - www.rscbrc.ac.in
Awards and Honors
Multiple awards in Indian Railways and recognition by Atkins rail for playing a key role in design work for network rail projects.
Indian railways, Network Rail, UK