Loco pilot is short form of the word locomotive pilot.
They are the backbone of the Indian railway system.
Generally locomotive engines have two Loco pilot for driving it.
Their duty hours should not increase 10 hour.
The final step to get in to the job is to qualify the selection process of RRB. Selection is usually done through a three stage process.
- Written test
- Viva-voce / Skill Test, Document Verification
- Medical Fitness Test
Qualification for Loco pilot is
Matriculation or equivalent undre 10+2 system and Course Completed Act Apprentice or ITI recognised by SCVT/NCVT or Diploma in Mecahnical /Electrical/Electronics/Automobile Engg recognised by AICTE or higher qualification.
Few of the major allowances offered to a Loco pilot can be clubbed as,
1) Dearness Allowance