Railways industrial base in Sanghacal starts its production
On 12 October Specialized Railway Institution #5 llc of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC launched into production Sanghacal industrial base after major overhaul. The chairman of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC Cavid Qurbanov participated at the opening ceremony.
It should be mentioned, that 25 meter frames that are used in overhaul process of Azerbaijan Railways are mainly build in Sanghacal industrial base of Specialized Railway Institution #5 llc of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC.
Taking into account global economic situation it is impossible to fulfill current demands with old technologies. Therefore, reconstruction of Sanghacal industrial base were started in January. After completion of all construction activities there are now two industrial bases instead of one.
In was mentioned, that at the first case 400 meter long three railroad molds were deconstructed and new ones were build. Additionally, each of the new molds is 225 meter longer than the old ones and therefore, production efficiency rate was increased. Sophisticated construction process of the second, newly built industrial base resulted in two 625 meters long and one 705 meter long railroad molds. In general, more than 7 km of roads were renewed within the base. It indicates, that Sanghacal industrial base is capable to produce 60-65 km of railway frames per month.
Additionally, at the base territory trees and other greenery were planted. More than 200 personal of the base were involved in renovation activities.
Currently there are 6 ruffed cranes are functioning with different delays in the base. With the keen assistance of top management of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC 2 additional cranes were bought.
New administrative building, toilets, dressing rooms and shower rooms, sentry-box were built in the base to improve employment conditions. Also to increase production throughput of the workshops new facilities and to construct railroad repair machinery new area were built.
Hangar for equipment and new stadium is currently under construction.
The chairman of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC Cavid Qurbanov made survey in newly repaired Sanghacal industrial base, congratulated railways employees with 13 October, professional holiday of railroad workers, and expressed gratitude to the personnel of Specialized Railway Institution #5 llc for performed works.
In should be mentioned, that this base was established in 1936. The main goal of creation Road-Mechanical Stations, which started at the first period of soviet industrialization, was to provide complete repair of railways and this base still fulfill its initial service objectives.