Indian Railways' CLW records best production rate despite covid-19 restrictions
Indian Railways' CLW produced the first 50 electric locomotives were produced in 70 working days in the current financial year
Chittaranjan Locomotive Works produced the next 50 locos have been produced in only 32 working days in the current financial year
Indian Railways' manufacturing unit, Chittaranjan Locomotive Works(CLW) manufactured the 100th electric locomotives in the current financial year.
Shri Praveen Kumar Mishra, General Manager has not only motivated & encouraged the workforce of CLW but also constantly monitored the supply chain & production. With this, it is hoped that CLW will be able to achieve another milestone in this current financial year 2020-21 by surpassing the target again.
CLW has created world record by producing 402 and 431 Electric Locomotives in 2018-19 and 2019-20 respectively.
The Chittaranjan Locomotive Works located in West Bengal produced 402 locomotives in the financial year 2018-19. CLW surpassed their own record of producing 350 locomotives which they had manufactured during the year 2017-18.
The Indian Railways’ manufacturing unit has also achieved the record of producing highest ever 3-phase Electric locomotive Shells in one calendar year 2019 (Jan–Dec). During calendar year 2015, 149 shells were manufactured which has risen to 231 shells in 2019 showing a growth of 55% in five years.
In Electric loco assembly line the Bogie Assembly shop of CLW had also produced highest numbers of 413 complete Bogie Sets in one calendar year 2019( Jan-Dec). This was 246 in 2015 a growth of 66% over last 5 years.
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