Electric Locomotive Allocation and Transfer Updates

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

Indian Railways Inducts Locos Not Based on Need, But to Utilize Production Capacity: CAG

CAG has flagged several issues with planning, production and maintenance of diesel and electric locomotives on Indian Railways Read more »

CLW Gets Bigger, Expands Production Capacity to 500 Locomotives Per Year

Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) has expanded its production capacity to 500 units per year. Read more »

WAG-12B Certified For 120 kmph by RDSO Says Alstom

WAG-12B receives 120 kmph speed certificate, but is unlikely to operate at those speeds anytime soon. Read more »

Electrification Effects: Codal Life of Diesel Locomotives Reduced – WDG4x, WDP4x Avoid Death Row, For Now

Grappling with a large surplus of diesel locomotives, the Indian Railways has slashed their codal life from the earlier 36 years to 30 years. Read more »

Only Unfit Electric Locos To Be Scrapped: Railway Board

No scrapping of electric locos just because they are old, says Railway Board. Read more »

Back in Action, CLW Rolls Out 100th Locomotive For FY 2020-21

Ramping up production after the COVID-19 lockdown disruption, CLW has reached the 100 loco production milestone for the year in 102 days. Read more »

CLW Puts Digital Version of Coffee Table Book Online, Link Inside

CLW has released a digital version of its coffee table book Engines of Change for the general public to download and view Read more »

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 »

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 »