Electric Locomotive Allocation and Transfer Updates

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

Kacheguda – Chengalpattu express to run with ‘Diesel on top of Electric’ arrangement

The Transportation department of South Central Railway has decided to run the 17651/52 Kacheguda - Chengalpattu express with electric traction between Gooty and Chengalpattu, with a unique 'Diesel on top of Electric'... Read more »

India's first dual traction locomotive to be homed at Kazipet

Indian Railways will now have a locomotive which runs on both Diesel and Electric traction, the WDAP-5. This innovative dual traction loco was designed at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) at Varanasi.... Read more »

SCR takes 30 trains on electric traction : To save Rs 53 crores

South Central Railway, has taken 30 trains on electric traction during the current fiscal FY20 Read more »

SER: 288 locomotives now fitted with RTIS

288 locomotives on SER with RTIS. Trains hauled by RTIS device enabled locomotives can be plotted in train control chart automatically.It gives mid-section location updates and current speed. Read more »

CLW turns out 300th loco for FY20

300 locos produced as on date by CLW. The number of working days for production of 300th loco has reduced from 292 days inFY18 to 249 days in FY19 and further... Read more »

CR : 3 pairs of trains to run on Electric traction end to end

Central Railway has decided to run 3 pairs of trains for Nagercoil/Thiruvananthapuram hauled by electric loco end to end. The following are the pairs of trains. 16340 Nagarcoil – Mumbai express; ex... Read more »

Push-Pull: Missing the Woods for the Trees?

The Indian Railways should pause a while and consider whether these may actually be the wrong class of trains which are being prioritized for this format Read more »