Technical Training Centre

Diesel Locomotive Works
Varanasi-221004,Uttar Pradesh (India)
AN ISO 9001, 14001, 50001, OHSAS 18001 & ISO:3834-2:2005 CERTIFIED ORGANISATION.

About TTC DLW, Varanasi

Technical Training Centre (TTC) has been inaugurated by Shri V. V. Giri, Governor of Uttar Pradesh on 2nd Feb. 1959. It provides the training in different categories like Induction Training for newly recruited / promoted staff and supervisors, Refresher, General Management, Professional, Quality & Industrial Related Safety Courses and Skill Upgradation Courses for DLW staff.Apart from above TTC also organize internship courses for Degree and Diploma Engineering & Management students and different training for other Zonal Railways staff and supervisors.

Main Activities

1. TTC:

  • In-house & outside Institutional training for DLW staff
  • Initial training for newly recruited supervisors, artisans (RRB / promotions / CG)
  • Training for Probationers and Zonal Railways supervisors and staff
  • Training of Act. Apprentices, (Non-ITI and ITI) under 'Act. Apprentice
  • Degree & Diploma Apprentices training as allotted by Board Of Apprenticeship Training (BOAT), Kanpur
  • Vocational training for Under Graduate Engineering Students
  • 'Kaushal Vikas' (PMKVY) training for local youth
  • TTC regularly organizes Seminar/Talk/Meeting in Auditorium / Seminar hall.



  • Training of DLW, NER, ECR, ER, CR & NFR welding professionals & Co-ordinate between regional welding institutes and function as Apex Body of Indian Railways for Welding training
  • Conducts Different modules of Welding Courses
  • Conducts Welder Qualification Test as per ISO:9606-1 for DLW Welders
  • Research & Quality Improvement Activities
  • Welding related problems of DLW
  • Preparation of specification for latest welding equipments


Facilities in TTC:

  • Basic Training Workshop (Machine Shop, Fitting Shop, Electrical & Electronics Lab, & Welding Workshop)
  • Computer Lab & Weld Test Lab
  • 10 Classrooms including 04 Smart Classroom (equipped with Projector, Interactive Board & Visual Presenter)
  • Auditorium / Conference & Meeting Hall (equipped with Electronic Podium, PA system & Projector)
  • Library: available for TTC and IRWRI having 863 books (both English & Hindi medium) for the knowledge up gradation of trainees and faculty members in various branches i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Management and Computer Applications.


System for ensuring proper training to employees:

For ensuring proper training to the employees/trainees following system is in place at TTC and IRWRI:
  • Standardisation of lesson plan for all courses to ensure uniformity in content and coverage of various topics in training module.
  • Different cut models of Locomotive equipment/parts in finished/manufactured form is available in TTC/IRWRI. Practical demonstration is also being done for better understanding of trainees.
  • Interactive digital boards with LCD projector and visual presenter is provided in the classrooms for better understanding and display of teaching materials.
  • Grading system for all faculty members is in place to continuous evaluation of teaching faculty through trainees' feedback.
  • TTC arranges training to the trainers to upgrade their teaching skill by Out-side Institutional training.
  • Digital database is being maintained to continuous monitoring of mandatory training courses. Any shortfall is promptly reported to concerned Unit In-charge to ensure compliance.