Chittaranjan Loco Makes Record 350 Electric Engines In A Year


Chittaranjan Loco Makes Record 350 Electric Engines In A Year

Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) was buzzing with activity till late on Saturday, the last day of financial year 2017-18.

Barely five minutes before the clock struck 11, a gleaming new electric locomotive chugged out from the siding of the country’s premier rail locomotive manufacturer. The locomotive, the 350th to be built by CLW in 2017-18, was flagged off by Ghanshyam Singh, member (traction), Railway Board, in the presence of CLW general manager V P Pathak.

Minutes before this, Singh had flagged off a locomotive that rolled out from CLW’s Dankuni unit, the last one for the year. In 2016-17, CLW had built 292 locomotives and was set a target of 350 by the Railway Board for 2017-18. Read More…

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