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Recent Milestones (2019-20):

  • 310 locomotives have been manufactured in FY 2019-20. This includes 272 electric, 4 conversion locos and one dual mode loco.
  • First ever manufacturing of dual traction locomotive WDAP5.
  • DLW has delivered 27 locos to NRCs worth ₹ 309 Cr during 2019-20. This includes 7 export (Srilanka) loco.

This year DLW has obtained IRIS certification for efficient and transparent System for the activities of Design & Development and Manufacturing for the scope of certification: 17 (Rolling stock). Now DLW have following certifications:

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • OHSAS 18001
  • ISO 3834
  • GreenCo Silver Rating
  • NABL Accreditation
  • 5 S
  • IRIS
  • ISO 50001

Locomotive Production:

DLW have manufactured 8971 locomotives (all types) till 31st Jan’2021 since its inception of production. It includes 2467 HHP, 675 electric, 165 export and 624 locos for NRC.

Future Plan:

  • 289 locos (275 electric and 14 locos for NRC/Export) have been planned to manufacture in current FY 2020-21 and 380 electric loco have been planned to manufacture in 2021‑22.

Electric Loco Production Performance:

BLW has successfully transformed itself from being a diesel loco manufacturer to an electric loco manufacturer while maintaining excellent industrial relations. From manufacturing 02 units in 2016-17, unit has scaled in just three-four years, by a factor of 150.

Active co-operation of employees and their high level of motivation enabled BLW to increase its output significantly. It is depicted below:


Source : Welcome to BLW Official Website CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 10-02-2021  

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