Top 5 Most Powerful Locomotives of Indian Railways

Indian Railways use both electric and diesel locomotives for broad gauge line. WAP class and WAG class are two most used Locomotive Class of Indian Railways, Indian Locomotive Class WAG-9 is the most powerful Locomotives of Indian Railways.

WDG4G

WDG4G will be the India’s first high horse power locomotive arrived at Kolkata port from Alstom France. The high power 12000 HP electric engine will be used to haul freight trains, manufacture at Electric Locomotive Factory Madhepura.

WAG-9

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Indian Locomotive Class WAG-9 is currently the most powerful freight locomotive used by Indian Railways. WAG-9H class is mostly used as freight locomotive and second heaviest locomotives and only freight dedicated three-phase AC locomotives in India.

Sheds Holding of WAG-9

Ajni
Bhilai
Tughlakabad
Vadodara

WAG-7

WAG-7

Indian locomotive class WAG-7 is built by Chittaranjan Locomotive Works is a electric locomotive used in India. WAG-7 is one of the most affordable locomotive in the world and also the highest production figures of any locomotive in India.

Sheds Holding of WAG-7

New Katni
Lallaguda
Bhusaval
Mughalsarai

WAG-5

WAG-5

Indian locomotive class WAG-5 is second most widely used locomotive of the Indian Railways, This electric locomotive used for passenger trains as well as freight dedicated locomotive.

WAP-7

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Indian locomotive class WAP-7 was developed by Chittaranjan Locomotive Works and most widely used passenger locomotive by Indian Railways. The WAP-7 locomotive maximum speed is 140 km/h and now largely used by Northern, Western Railway, Southern Railways and Eastern Railways of India.

Sheds Holding of WAP-7

Ghaziabad
Tughlakabad
Tatanagar
Visakhapatnam

WAP-5

WAP-5-Locomotive

Indian locomotive class WAP-5 were imported from ABB and used by Indian Railways. Gatimaan Express and Bhopal Shatabdi trains of Indian Railways are hauled by High Speed electric locomotives, WAP-5.

Sheds holding WAP-5

Ghaziabad
Vadodara

WAP-4

WAP-4

Indian locomotive class WAP 4 has been stopped by Indian Railways, last produced by the Chittaranjan Locomotive Works. WAP-4 locomotive used for passenger electric locomotive in India.