Mechanical Department of WCR is responsible for maintenance of rolling stock including passenger coaches, freight wagons, and cranes. Besides, it maintains large number of machinery & plant in workshops, sheds and other work centers. The department also formulates plans for procurement of rolling stock, machinery & plant and ensures safety and reliability of stock in train operation.
Mechanical department of West Central Railway has fairly heavy responsibility in respect of maintenance of Rolling Stock including, Freight Examination, ROH of BOXN/BCN wagons and primary maintenance of coaches. Coach Rehabilitation Workshop at Bhopal primarily undertakes POH of coaches. Wagon Repair Workshop at Kota primarily undertakes POH and Rehabilitation of BOXN wagons.