Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav

Director/Signal, Research Design & Standards Organisation, Indian Railways

Currently employed at Research Design & Standards Organisation, Indian Railways

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    17 years of wide ranging experience in Railway Signalling systems & applications. Expertise in managing roles with technical, commercial & managerial responsibilities for mid to large size projects for suburban and mainline railways. 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. Currently working on developing & standardising signalling equipment & systems for use on Indian Railway network. Successfully led multiple signalling renewals projects in Indian Railways. Experienced in providing functional lead in signalling design, possessions planning, test & commission planning, contract administration and asset management of operational railway including faulting and renewals planning. 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. Recently worked on design packages of major Signalling Renewal Schemes of Network Rail UK. Work involved development of project specifications, design specifications, Scheme plan Review, Interlocking Controls design, Review of schematics like location area plans, TFMs, Datalinks and Detailed designs. Specialties: Multiple competency certifications from IRSE(UK) for rail signalling as below. *Principles Signalling designer *Signalling Schemes designer *Signalling Design Verifier. See my Linkedin Profile- http://www.linkedin.com/in/akhilesh




At Research Design & Standards Organisation, Indian Railways

From 2009 to Present
RDSO is the central organization of Indian Railways focussed on research, designs & standardization activities for equipments & systems to be used all over Indian Railways. Currently working on design & development of modern signalling equipments like digital axle counters, block proving by axle...
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Senior Consultant

At WS Atkins

From 2005 to 2009
Working with ATKINS on secondment from Indian Railways. Responsibilities include Signalling Schemes development, Specifications development, Interlocking Logic Design, Detailed design and Independent Verification work for various international (Mainly UK Railway) projects. Worked on following Major...
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Deputy Chief Signal & Telecom Engineer

At Indian Railways

From 1992 to 2005
Engineering management of Rail signalling systems involving design, maintenance, construction, testing & commissioning of systems. *Joined Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE) in 1992 though All India Engineering Services Exam (www.upsc.gov.in) *Trained in Signal Engineering at...
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Centres d'intérêt

  • Reading fiction and technical books. Playing & Watching cricket and tennis.