Condemn 2,500 Diesels ASAP, Make Indian 10-12k hp Electric Locos by 2022: Ministry tells Railway Board

The railway ministry wants half the diesel loco fleet to be scrapped as soon as possible, and wants the railways to produce high horse power electric locos in India Read more »

Electric Locomotive Allocation and Transfer Updates

List of electric loco allocations updated regularly. Please keep checking page for updates. Read more »

UPDATED: India Hands Over 10 BG Diesel Locomotives to Bangladesh

India has handed over 10 broad gauge diesel locomotives to Bangladesh as grant as per an agreement inked earlier. Read more »

WAG-12: Official Press Releases from Alstom and Indian Railways

The Alstom manufactured WAG-12 locomotive has just entered service on the Indian Railways. Here are official statements from Alstom and Indian Railways Read more »

WAG-12: Alstom’s New 12,000 hp Locomotive Enters Service on Indian Railways. See Specifications, New Features and More Inside

The WAG-12B locomotive has entered service on the Indian Railways after more than a year of trials and design modifications. See specifications and more details inside Read more »

20 Years of WAP-7, The Modern Passenger Traffic Workhorse of the Indian Railways

The WAP-7 is now a 20 year old, mature locomotive design that is the backbone of the Indian Railways' passenger service fleet today. Read more »

Indian Railways Now Has 7,000+ Electric Locos, Gomoh, Bhilai Sheds Cross 300+ Each

Indian Railways now has a fleet of more than 7,000 electric locomotives. Gomoh and Bhilai Locomotive Sheds now home 300 units each Read more »

India May be Locked Down, but Indian Railways’ Loco Maintenance Sheds Aren’t

Indian Railways locomotive maintenance sheds continue to work through the lockdown, tending to locomotives and keeping them fit for return to duty soon. Read more »

IR to retain 700 diesel locos post full electrification

The Railway Board has decided to retain 700 diesel locomotives in mainland operation over zonal railways. Read more »

WR: Branded WAP-5 Locomotive Earns Zone 1.5 Crore

Western Railway to earn 1.5 crores from branding of the WAP-5 locomotive and save an additional amount on painting expenses. Read more »