How to reach CLW
Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), located in the land of Viswa Bharati , a great educational and cultural seat in the world, is the premier electric loco producer in this country. Situated at the border of West Bengal and Jharkhand, it is about 32 kms away from Asansol and 237 kms from Kolkata, the state capital. The place where CLW is situated today was a small unknown hamlet of Santhals in the pre-industrialization era. Once the construction of the loco unit started, a wave of all round development reached this distant place and gradually it has become a modern railway township equipped with all modern facilities. Spread over an area of 18.34 sq. kms , CLW houses workshops, offices, schools college, staff quarters, cinema hall, indoor stadium and auditorium.
Apart from its expertise in rolling out state- of-the-art electric locos and providing Indian Railways much needed motive power, Chittaranjan is also a hot spot for nature lovers, and all those who want to soothe their frayed nerves in the lap of mother nature. Its serene environment, lush green fields and plethora of unknown birds welcome all visitors. It’s ideal to visit Chittaranjan from November to March every year. Every winter, migratory birds, after covering thousand miles come to the seven lakes within the township. If you are a nature lover, you will surely be delighted to get a glimpse of CLW’s flora and fauna. Come and explore this treasure trove.
vibrant environment and scenic beauty of Chittaranjan