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 »

Electric Locomotive Allocation and Transfer Updates

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

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 »