New Delhi: Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) has turned out 300th locomotive of the FY 2019-20 on the evening of 21 December, in less than 9 months (216 working days) of the current financial year.
The working days for production of 300 locomotives has reduced from 292 days in the year 2017-18 to 249 days in 2018-19 and further to 216 days in the current FY 2019-20, i.e. a reduction of 28% since 2017-18.
General Manager Praveen Kumar Mishra flagged off the 300th loco, WAG-9 HC (32692) from CLW on 21 Dec in the presence of senior officers and staff, and appreciated the efforts of the team of officers and staff.
Mishra also expressed hope that with this trend in production, CLW will be able to even surpass the target of this FY 2019-20 and will be all set for creating a new record. CLW produced 402 locomotives in 2018-19 and thus became the world’s largest producer of locomotives.
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