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.
ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVES CURRENTLY UNDER PRODUCTION
At present, CLW’s current Electric Locomotive production consists of only three phase locomotives namely WAP-5, WAP-7 & WAG-9. The first CLW built 3 phase WAG-9 loco “NAVYUG” was rolled out of CLW on 14.11.1998, while the first CLW built 3 phase WAP-5 locomotive “NAVODIT” was rolled out on 17.05.2000. Further, CLW have developed 2 new types of 3 phase Electric Locomotive WAG-9H and WAP-7. The first WAP-7 locomotive “NAVKIRAN” was rolled out on 10.05.2000.Today, India is one of the select brand of countries who alone have the capability to manufacture the 3phase Electric Locomotive
WAP-5, 5400 HP 25 KV 3-Phase Passenger Electric Locomotive
This is a 5400 hp 25 KV AC 3-Phase 4 Axle, Broad Gauge (BG) WAP-5, mainline electric locomotive for haulage of passenger trains. Its speed potential on IR tracks is up to 160 km/h, with designed speed potential of 200 km/h. This loco has an axle load 19.5 ton having Disk broke suitable for hauling Mail/Express and other super fast train. This is a state-of-art locomotive having 3-phase technology with computerized control system 121 no. of WAP-5 locomotive till 31.03.2017.
WAP-7, 6000 HP 25 KV 3-Phase Passenger Electric Locomotive
This is a 6000 HP variant of WAG-9 to operate 24/26 coach trains at 130 km/h. Designated as WAP-7 Class, this locomotive is a clear preferred choice of operators for running long passenger trains, new passenger operation initiatives can be best met by this locomotive. This loco has an axle load of 20.5 ton suitable for hauling Mail/Express and other super fast trains 351 no. of WAP-7 locomotives till 31.03.2017.
WAG-9, 6000 HP 25 KV AC 3-Phase Freight Electric Locomotive
This is a 6000 HP AC freight Loco with crew friendly AC cab and energy regeneration features. This loco has an axle load of 21.5 ton suitable for hauling heavy goods trains. This class of locomotive has a starting tractive effort of 51T, can attain max speed 90 kmph.895 no. of WAG-9 locomotives manufactured till 31.03.2017.