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Sep 22 2013 (09:25)
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Premier Loco Production Unit - CHITTARANJAN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS

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CHITTARANJAN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS ( C.L.W )
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CLW is a premier loco production unit of Indian Railways ( Situated at Chittaranjan, WB) which has rolled out all type of locomotives ( Steam, Diesel & Electric ) since its inception in 1948 after Independence...
***The factory is named after Great Patriot " Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das" Jee.
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first Steam loco "Deshbandhu" was rolled out on 1st Nov 1950 By Dr Rajendra Prasad( First President of India )...
Last Steam loco "Antim Sitara" was built in 1972. It produced 2351 Steam locos in all.....
***Total 842 Diesel shunting locos were built here till 1994......
***At present CLW is manufacturing State of Art 3 ph & 1 ph Electric locomotives for Indian Railways....

CURRENT PRODUCT MIX OF CLW
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* WAP-5: 3 phase, 5340 HP passenger loco for high speed operation .Designated speed 160 kmph for IR( Designed speed 200 kmph)...
* WAP-7: 3 phase, 6000 HP passenger loco for long distance , high speed operation. Designated speed 140 kmph....
* WAP-4: 5000 HP , AC loco for mail/exp operation. Designated speed 130 kmph....
* WAG-9:3 phase, 6000 hp- 6 axle, Freight loco for heavy freight movement. Max speed 100 kmph.....
* WAG-7: 5000 hp-6 axle AC loco for heavy freight movement. Max speed 100 kmph....
So far CLW has produced 4944 Electric locos till 31/03/2013....
All pics Sourced from Google ( Courtesy/credits Flicker )...
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