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Scientific Institute Detail - Islamic Republic of Pakistan
DIRECTORATE OF RESEARCH AND TRAINING, PAKISTAN RAILWAYS
Name of Head of Institute
Syed Nasir Ahmad Zaidi (Director)
Address
Directorate of Research and Training(Pakistan Railway Academy), Walton Road, Lahore Cantt , Lahore , Pkistan
Telephone Fax
0092-042-99220491 0092- 42-2958
Email URL
drt@brain.net.pk http://www.pakrail.com/intro.htm
Date of Establishment
1929
Facilties
- 35 class rooms equipped with teaching aids are available. Separate class room is made available to each class of 20-25 trainees. - There are 5 model rooms. The trainees of various disiplines avail opportunity to make use of the model rooms for the practical demonstration of their lessons relating to operation and understanding technical aspects of Railway working. - Computer laboratory with adequate training facilities is available for a group of 15 trainees at a time to make them understand computer applications. - To view more details, please visit the website
Objectives
The main purpose of the institution is to provide in-service and pre-service training to all the railway employees from basic to the highest level (from BPS-5 BPS-17).
Working Language
English
Area of Specialization
Robotics
International Cooperation
Information not available
 
Functions
- To impart pre-service and in-house training of Railway staff and officers. - To advise the Railway administration on issues related with railway operations. - To undertake Operational Research on matter referred by railway administration. - To conduct training courses for participants from foreign railways of the Middle East & Africa.
Achievements
Information not available
Units and Departments
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Operating & Management
- Signalling and telecom
- Electrical/Electronics
Publications
Information not available
Manpower
M.Phil
1
M.Sc
4
Projects
Information not available
Description
Initially a training school for Railwaymen was established in January 1925 at Lyallpur (Now Faisalabad) where it continued functioning upto july, 1929. Subsequently it was shifted on 8th March, 1930 to the present site at WALTON Lahore. The school was named after the then Agent of N.W.R. Col. Sir Cch Walton. The school progressively became a Railway training centre to cater for growing needs of the training to the Railway employees in various disciplines for pre-service and in-service training courses.The Directorate of Research and Training was re-named as the Pakistan Railway Academy in July, 2000.
Source
www.pakrail.com/intro.htm
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