A Trip inside CLW (Chittaranjan Locomotive Works ) | A Paradise for all Railway Lovers

Recently in 2016 a second unit of CLW has been opened at Dankuni , West Bengal , which is also manufacturing WAG 9 class locomotives as well .

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Presenting to you a short trip inside Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (C.L.W.) at Chittaranjan , West Bengal . At present WAG 9 , WAP 7 & WAP 5 class locomotives of Indian Railways are being manufactured in this Factory , which recently completed it`s 60 Glorious years in 2010 .


With a rich history and reliable locomotive factory of Indian Railways , CLW has been the power house of many succesful electric locos like WCM 5 , WAP 1 , WAM 4 & WAP 4 many of which are still doing well in hauling passengers . However in 2015 CLW stopped manufacturing WAG 7 and the ever reliable WAP 4 class electric locos ,leaving behind the three phase locos WAP 5 , 7 and WAG 9 .

Recently in 2016 a second unit of CLW has been opened at Dankuni , West Bengal , which is also manufacturing WAG 9 class locomotives as well .