Closed circuit, premium and end-to-end category freight train formations are examined at the depot. The brake power certificate issued by the depot is the authority to utilize rakes in the specified schedule. Average 49 such rakes are examined at the depot in a month. The depot is maintaining BOBRN (type of open goods wagon) rake used in closed circuit coal movement between Panambur and Udupi Power Corporation Ltd (UPCL).
The covered area of the depot can hold four wagons and the sick line has the facility of whiting jack and hoist to deal with the sick vehicles. In addition to freight train examination, the carriage and wagon depot also performs Platform Turn Round (PFTR) maintenance of passenger carrying trains. Three trains are being provided the PFTR at the Depot and in which one is a daily and other two are a tri-weekly train and a bi-weekly train.
Rolling in examination and carriage watering for all through trains to/from Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) too is also being done at Mangaluru Junction station. IMS certification obtained to the depot covers ISO 9001-2015 for quality management, ISO 14001-2015 for environment management, ISO 45001-2018 for occupational health and safety and the certification is valid for three-years, that is up to December 2022.