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Production of DC Traction Motors and Control Equipment commenced in April, 1967. Currently both DC & AC traction motors are being manufactured. Steel foundry was set up in 1962-63 for manufacture of cast steel loco parts. CLW has in house facilities for machining and assembly of wheel sets, fabrication and machining of bogies etc. The facilities include modern CNC machines, plasma-cutting machines, inert gas welding sets etc 


River Ajay flows past CLW along its northern side. Workshops, offices and quarters are spread over the whole are with ample space in between – surrounded by greenery and trees. There are several water bodies in CLW exhibiting a lush green environment which attract a large number of migratory birds every year. A variety of flora and fauna can be seen here all the year round.


Long before others became environment conscious, CLW administration started planting trees, thus turning an arid area into a green o­ne. In 1996 alone 90,000 saplings were planted with the help of the Social Forestry Division of Government of West Bengal. In 2005 also 50,000 saplings have been planted with the help of same agency. The Administration is regularly educating the staff and encouraging them to preserve the environment. Recently, an immense amount of work has been done, with a view to conserve the Environment, as well as using of all the existing natural resources in an eco-friendly manner. The efforts have been recognized by the World Environment Foundation and the Golden Peacock award for Environment Management 2006, has been conferred o­n 9th June 2006.



     CLW has complied fully with the provisions of the Industrial Safety Act, 1948. CLW in its safety policy aims to ensure 100% safety for all workers working in Chittaranjan Locomotive Works. CLW is the proud recipient of the Safety innovation award 2006. The award was conferred o­n CLW o­n 6th September, 2006 by the Safety and Quality forum of the Institute of Engineers (India). We repeated  the illustrious performance in the year 2009 and CLW was again conferred the Safety innovation award o­n 30.09.09.



CLW has continued its excellent performance and has been successful in producing  a record best number of 220 locos in 2009-10. CLW celebrated its Diamond Jubilee year  in 2009-10 .  The year saw a number of celebrations. A kite flying Competition was held o­n March, 2009, to commemorate CLW’s stepping into its Diamond Jubilee year. The programme brought together the residents of the township , in celebrating the  Diamond Jubilee year .  Few parks were also renovated in this year. 


The first electric locomotive (WAP-7type no. 30277) with Head On Generation (HOG) scheme was    flagged  off  on  30th June, 2010 by GM/CLW.


The first 3-phase Electric locomotive (WAG-9 Loco no. 31291)fitted with Cab Air-Conditioning  System in Chittaranjan Locomotive Works(CLW) was flagged off and dedicated to the   service of  the nation on 31.1.2011


Indian Steam Railway Society at 9th National Steam Congress organised by Indian Steam railways Society on 18th Feb 2012 at National Rail Museum ,New Delhi felicitated CLW for the outstanding contribution in the Steam loco production in the country. Shri Sanjiv Handa, Member Mechanical, Rly Board handed over the Memento and Certificate which were received by Shri Radhey Shyam , General Manager, CLW


The commencement of work for the Electric Loco Component Factory  at Dankuni as Ancillary unit of CLW was formally inaugurated by Mamata Banerjee, Hon’ble Chief Minister, West Bengal on 28th May 2012.


Record production of  electric locomotives in CLW -270 nos in 2012-13.


Visit of Advisor(Rly Stores) to CLW on 5-4-14


Visit of Member Engineering to CLW on 22-4-14


Visit of  Shri Babul Supriyo, Hon’ble Member of Parliament to CLW on 24-6-14.


West Bengal State Ranking Jr Badminton Tournament held in CLW on 28-1-5.


Addl Member Rly Stores visited CLW on 21-2-15.



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