Manufacturing Capability for Rolling Stock in Indian Railways

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During 2014-15 the Production Units of IR produced Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), Chittaranjan manufactured 250 BG electric locomotives including 145 state-of-the-art 3-phase 6000 HP electric locos (equipped with IGBT technology based propulsion system & auxiliary converters). Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), … Continued

Some Facts about Indian Railways

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Indian Railways have a massive base of assets which it uses to produce the transportation output. The assets owned by Indian Railways include about 10,000 Locomotives, about 58000 coaches with aggregate seating capacity of 50 lakh, about 2.5 lakh wagons … Continued

Research and Development in Indian Railways

Research and Development RDSO is the sole R&D organisation of Indian Railways(IR) and functions as the technical advisor to Railway Board, Zonal Railways and Production Units. One of the major roles that RDSO has played is that of developing and … Continued

The Rail Fan – Ferroequinology

Etymology Latin ferrum ‎(“iron”) + Latin equus ‎(“horse”) + English -logy; from iron horse From WIKIPEDIA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railfan A railfan, rail buff or train buff (American English), railway enthusiast or railway buff (Australian/ British English), or trainspotter or anorak (British English), is a person interested in a recreational capacity in … Continued