Electric Locomotive Allocation and Transfer Updates

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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'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 »

Faster Rajdhani Services Coming: RB Directs All Rajdhanis to be Converted to Push-Pull Config by March 2020

Rajdhanis, Shatabdis, Durontos to be made Push-Pull to reduce journey times. RB asks Zones to ensure speedy implementation. Zones asked to suggest a revised timetable for converted trains. Mumbai Rajdhani and August... Read more »

Two PSUs to Absorb Indian Railways Production Units?

In a twist, the Ministry of Railways is considering a proposal to create two PSUs instead of the originally planned one PSU to take over the Indian Railways' production units. Read more »

Push-Pull, Wireless Control, OHE Readiness for 160 kph Part of 63rd ESC Meeting Agenda

Expansion of Push-Pull services, integration of Distributed Wireless Power Control System and Push-Pull, getting the OHE ready for speeds of 160 kph were among the key items on the agenda at the... Read more »

IR to Explore Hiving Off Production Units into Separate Entity

Indian Railways (IR) has decided, as part of its 100 Day Plan, to conduct a detailed study on the hiving off and corporatization of its production units into a separate entity. Read more »

New PCME appointed at DLW

Shri. DK Mondal (IRSME) has been appointed as the new Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer (Coordinating-HOD) at Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi. Read more »

PM flags off India’s first diesel to electric converted locomotive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off India's first diesel to electric converted locomotive at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) in Varanasi on Tuesday. Read more »