A sneak peek into Indian Railways first electric loco shed as it celebrates its 91st anniversary


A sneak peek into Indian Railways first electric loco shed as it celebrates its 91st anniversary

The electric loco shed at Kalyan holds a unique record to its name. It is the first electric loco shed of Indian Railways and is maintained by the Central Railway zone. The electric loco shed was established on 28 November 1928 under the Great Indian Peninsula Railway (GIPR).

The electric loco shed at Kalyan during its journey of the last 91 years has maintained nearly 16 different types of electric locomotives. The loco shed has undertaken a long journey since its formation when it use to maintain electric locomotives EA/1 and EF/1 which were having horsepower of 2160 HP & 2230 HP respectively in 1928.

Presently it maintains electric locomotives of 6125 HP WAP/7, which is being used in the push-pull operation of 22221/22222 Rajdhani Express. Read More

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