RRB ALP Salary, Work Profile & Career Growth : SSC & Railway

RRB ALP Salary, Work Profile & Career Growth : SSC & Railway

BySachin Awasthi  |  Updated on: Dec 31, 2020
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RRB ALP Salary/ Pay Structure and Perks

RRB ALP Salary Details are mentioned below in detail. Applicants who are applying for the RRB ALP Exam must know the details about the RRB ALP Salary, Job profile, career growth options and more.

As mentioned in the official notification, the initial RRB ALP Salary pay scale of RRB Assistant Loco Pilot is 19,900 which falls under Level 02 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix. The gross salary will be increased by adding job allowances. Various perks & allowances given by Railways to Assistant Loco Pilot are:

House Rent Allowance (HRA)

Dearness Allowance (DA)

Running Allowance (Based on the kms travelled)

Transport Allowance

New Pension Scheme (10% Deduction) etc,

These are the various perks & benefits an Assistant Loco Pilot gets in addition to the salary. Other perks and allowances depend upon various conditions.

RRB ALP Job Profile

If you are applying or have applied for Assistant Loco Pilot job profile, you must know the work & responsibilities of this post. You have to perform the following duties if you get selected as RRB ALP.

  • Help the Loco Driver in tuning the Locomotive. 
  • Maintaining the productivity of the Locomotive by increasing sectional average speed, punctuality, safety & security.
  • Keeping an eye on signal & indicate it further.
  • Repairing the Locomotive (if required).
  • Noticing track defect through jerk or lurch.
  • Performing extraordinary work in case of serious unusual with trains.

Note: A locomotive is a powered railway vehicle used for pulling trains.

Apart from these, the Assistant Loco Pilot have to follow all lawful orders of a Loco Pilot. As promised, we will now move to the last part of our article i.e Assistant Loco Pilot career growth.

RRB ALP Career Growth

For an Assistant Loco Pilot, the next level of posts available during career are:

  • Senior Assistant Loco Pilot
  • Loco Pilot

After becoming Loco Pilot, you will be having the option to choose among the following:

  • Power Controller
  • Crew Controller
  • Loco Foreman (Loco Supervisor)

Here we end up our article on RRB ALP Salary & Work Profile. We hope you were able to get an idea of Assistant Loco Pilot Job Profile. If you still have any doubts, please feel free to write in the comments section below.


  • The initial RRB ALP Salary pay scale of RRB Assistant Loco Pilot is Rs.19,900

  • There are various allowances and perks in RRB ALP Salary such as House Rent Allowance (HRA), Dearness Allowance (DA), Running Allowance (Based on the km travelled), Transport Allowance and more. 

  • The RRB ALP pay scale is as per the pay commission Rs. 5200 to Rs.20200.

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