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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Abbreviations / Acronyms in Indian Railways

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Abbreviation/

Acronym

Expansion

1

AC

Alternating Current, Air conditioned

2

AAC

Anticipated Annual Consumption

3

ACD

Anti-Collision Device

4

ACP

Alarm Chain Pulling

5

AFRES

Advanced Finance Railway Earnings & Expenditure System

6

ARMV

Accident Relief Medical Van

7

ART

Accident Relief Train

8

ART

Accident Relief Train

9

AT welding

Alumino-Thermit welding

10

ATAS

Alternate Train Accommodation System

11

AVCs

 Avenue charts

12

BFR

Bogie Flat for Rails

13

BG

Broad Gauge

14

BOT

Build, Operate & Transfer

15

BPAC

Block Proving by Axle Counter

16

CAP.

Capital

17

CBC

Centre Buffer Coupler

18

CC

Closed Circuit

19

CGA

Controller General of Accounts

20

COD

Commercial Operation Date

21

COFMOW

Central Organisation For Modernisation Of Workshops

22

CONCERT

COuntry wide Network of Computerized Enhanced Reservation & Ticketing.

23

CONCOR

CONtainer CORporation of India Ltd

24

CORE

Central Orgnisation for Railway Electrification

25

CPOH

Central Periodical Over Hauling

26

Cr

Crores

27

CRF

Capital Recovery Factor

28

CRR

Centre for Railway Research ( at IIT/Kharagpur)

29

CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility

30

CTARA

Centralized Training Academy for Railway Accounts

31

DBFOT

Design, Built, Finance, Operate & Transfer

32

DEMU

Diesel Electric Multiple Unit

33

DF

Development Fund

34

DFC

Dedicated Freight Corridor

35

DGS&D

Director General of Supplies & Disposables

36

DHR

Dargeeling Himalayan Railways

37

DMRC

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

38

DMU

Diesel Multiple Unit

39

DMW

Diesel loco Modernisation Works

40

DRF

Depreciation Reserve Fund

41

DRM

Divisional Railway Manager

42

EBR

Extra Budgetary Resources

43

EBR(IF)

Extra Budgetary Resources (Institutional Finance)

44

EBR(PPP)

Extra Budgetary Resources (Public Private Partnership)

45

EMU

Electrical Multiple Unit

46

EOL

Engine On Load

47

EPC

Engineering Procurement & Construction

48

ETKM

Equated Train Kilo Metres

49

FB welding

Flash Butt welding

50

FIRR

Financial Internal Rate of Return

51

FLS

Final Location Survey

52

FRBM

Fiscal Responsibilities & Budget Management (act)

53

FSN

Fast, Slow & Non-moving

54

FWU

Four-wheeler Units

55

G&SR

General & Subsidiary Rules

56

GAAR

General Anti-Avoidance Rules (w.e.f 01.04.2016)

57

GASAB

Government Accounting Standards Advisory Board

58

GB

Green Book

59

GM

General Manager

60

GPS

Global Positioning System

61

GSP

Generalised System of Preferences

62

GTKMs

Gross Tonne Kilometres

63

HMR

Hyderabad Metro Rail

64

HOD

Head of Department

65

Hq.

Headquarter

66

HSR

High Speed Rail

67

IAS

International Accounting Standards

68

ICD

Inland Container Depot

69

ICF

Integral Coach Factory

70

ICMS

Integrated Coaching Management System

71

IFRS

International Financial Reporting Standards

72

IGAS

Indian Government Accounting Standards

73

IND AS

Indian Accounting Standards

74

IOH

Intermediate Over Haul

75

IPS

Integrated Power Supply

76

IR

Indian Railways

77

IRCA

Indian Railways Conference Association

78

IRCOT

Indian Railways Central Organisation for Telecom

79

IRFA

Indian Railway Financial Adjustments

80

IRISET

Indian Railway Institute for Signal Engineering& Telecommunication

81

IRR

Internal Rate of Return

82

IRS

Indian Railway Standards

83

IRSDC

Indian Railway Station Development Corporation

84

ISD

Indian Stores Department

85

IT

Information Technology

86

IVRS

Interactive Voice Response System

87

KMRCL

Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Ltd

88

LAN

Local Area Network

89

LC gate

Level Crossing Gate

90

LHS

Limited Height Subway

91

LV

Last Vehicle

92

LWR

Long Welded Rails

93

M&P

Machinery & Plant

94

MACLS

Multiple Aspect colour light signaling

95

MEMU

Mainline Electric Multiple Unit

96

MFC

Multi Functional Complex

97

MG

Metre Gauge

98

MMTS

Multi Modal Transport System

99

MMU

Mobile Mechanised Units

100

MPLAD

Member of Parliament Local Area Development

101

MRTS

Mass Rapid Transit System

102

MRV

Medical Relief Van

103

MRVC

Mumbai Rail vikas Corporation

104

MTRC

Mobile Train Radio Communication

105

MUTP

Mumbai Urban Transport Project

106

NBFC

Non Banking Financial Corporation

107

NCR

North Central Railway

108

NG

Narrow Gauge

109

NRUCC

National Railway Users Consultative Council

110

NRVY

National Rail vikas Yojana

111

NTES

National Train Enquiry System

112

NTXR

Neutral Train Examiner

113

O & M charges

Operations & Maintenance charges

114

OBHS

On Board Housekeeping Services

115

OFC

Optical Fibre Cable

116

OHE

Over-head Equipment

117

PB

Pink Book

118

PETS

Preliminary Engineering Cum Traffic Survey

119

PFT

Private Freight Terminal

120

PIS

Passenger Information System

121

POL

Petrolium, Oil & Lubricants

122

ppm

Parts per Million

123

PRCL

Pipavav Railway Corporation Ltd.

124

PRIME

Payroll and Related Independent Modules

125

PSC sleepers

Pre-stressed Concrete Sleepers

126

PSC sleepers

Pre Stressed Concrete sleepers

127

R&D

Research & Development

128

R3i

Railway's  Infrastructure for Industry Initiative

129

RAR

Revenue Allocation Register

130

RCC

Railway Convention Committee

131

RCF

Rail Coach Factory

132

RCIL

Railtel Corporation of India Ltd.

133

RCRV

Rail Cum Road Vehicle

134

RDSO

Research Design and Standards Organization

135

Rev.

Revenue

136

RFP

Request For Proposal

137

RFQ

Request For Quotation

138

RFTP

Request For Technical Proposal

139

RKms

Route Kilometers

140

RLDA

Rail Land Development Authority

141

RMS

Rake Management System

142

ROB/RUB

Road over bridge/Road under bridge

143

ROH

Routine Overhaul

144

RPF

Railway Protection Force

145

RRB

Railway Recruitment Board

146

RRI

Route Relay Interlocking

147

RRTS

Regional Rapid Transport System ( Delhi suburban)

148

RSF

Railway Safety Fund

149

RSP

Rolling Stock Programme

150

RSPB

Railway Sports Promotion Board

151

RSRC

Railway Safety Review Committee

152

RTIS

Real time Train Information System (another name SIMRAN)

153

SIMRAN

Satellite IMaging for RAil Navigation (in collaboration with IIT/Kanpur)

154

SLR

Seating cum Luggage Rake (Guard’s Brake Van)

155

SPAD

Signal Passed At Danger

156

SPART

Self- Propelled Accident Relief Trains

157

SPURT Car

Self Propelled Ultrasonic Rail Testing Car

158

SPV

Special Purpose Vehicle

159

SRSF

Special Railway Safety Fund

(ceased in 2008 year)

160

SST

Self Stabilizing Track

161

STC

Systems Training Centre

162

TAWD

Train Actuated Warning Device

163

TCAS

Train Collision Avoidance System

164

TEU

Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (used in containers/ships) (20x8x8 feet)

165

TMS

Terminal Management System

166

TOR

Turn Over Ratio

167

TPWS

Train Protection Warning System

168

TRANSLOC

Transport Logistics Corporation of India

169

TRC

Track Recording Car

170

TTM

Tie Tamping Machines

171

TVU

Train Vehicle Unit

172

TWFA

Transfer Without Financial Adjustments

173

UIC

International Union of Railways (french word-Union internationale des chemins de fer)

174

USBRL

Udhampur, Sri nagar, Baramullah Rail Link (345 km)

175

USFD

Ultra Sonic Flaw Detector

176

UTS

Ultimate Tensile Strength

177

UTS

Unreserved Ticketing System

178

VCD

Vigilance Control Device

179

VED

Vital, essential & Desired

180

VGF

Viability Gap Fund

181

VPN

Virtual Private Network

182

w.r.t

With respect to

183

WAN

Wide Area Network

184

WGR

Workshop General Register

185

ZISTUs

Zonal  Integrated Signal and Telecom Units.

186

ZTC

Zonal Training Centre