Diesel Locomotive Works Current Affairs, GK & News

The renaming of Manduadih railway station as Banaras received final consent

The Union Home Ministry has given green light to the Uttar Pradesh government’s request of renaming Manduadih railway station as Banaras railway station. The no-objection certificate for changing the name has been received by the government of UP. The Diesel Locomotive Works is located near Manduadih station which is four kilometers away from Varanasi Cantt ..

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V.P. Pathak took over as Member (Materials Management) of Railway Board

V.P. Pathak took over as Member (Materials Management) Railway Board. Previously, he had been working as Director General (RS), Railway Board since June 2018, and General Manager of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works since December 2016. Shri Pathak was Indian Railway Stores Service Officer of 1980 batch. He has worked in different capacities in ER, NR, NCR, ..

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PM Modi Flags-off First Ever Diesel-to-Electric Converted Locomotive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first ever diesel-to-electric converted locomotive at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Diesel-to-Electric Converted Locomotive The 10,000HP freight locomotive was converted from two units of old diesel locomotives of 2600 HP each with indigenous technology. The conversion was achieved in record time with the help of engineers ..

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India’s first-ever diesel to electric converted locomotive twin engine flagged off at Varanasi

On 19th Feb, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first ever diesel to electric converted locomotive twin engine of ten thousand Horse Power at DLW Varanasi. It’s a complete ‘Make in India’ initiative & the conversion is an Indian R& D innovation for the entire world. The Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) has converted two ..

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