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23 April

1956

Laying of foundation stone of factory by the first President of India Late Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

August

1961

Diesel Locomotive Works came into existence.

January

1964

First Broad Gauge Locomotive (WDM-2) released by (Late) Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri.

November

1968

First Meter Gauge Locomotive (YDM-4) released by (Late) Shri Morarji Desai. (22 Nov.)

February

1975

First Broad Gauge Shunting locomotive (WDS-6) turned out.

January

1976

Locos exported to Tanzania.

March

1977

1000th Locomotive turned out.

December

1977

First Diesel Generating Set Commissioned.

May

1984

Locos exported to Vietnam.

August

1994

First 3100 HP WDM-2C loco turned out.

April

1995

First 2300 HP WDP-1 Passenger loco turned out.

July

1995

First 3100 HP WDG-2 Freight loco turned out.

December

1995

Locos exported to Sri Lanka.

April

1996

Locos exported to Bangladesh.

February

1997

Awarded ISO-9002 Certification.

October

1997

Locos exported to M/s Puttalam Cement Company, Sri Lanka.

August

1998

First 3100 HP WDP-2 Passenger loco turned out.

March

1999

4000th Locomotive turned out.

August

1999

First PKD WDG-4 Locomotive turned out.

March

2001

Awarded ISO-14001 Certification.

April

2002

First DLW built 4000 HP WDG-4 Loco turned out.

June

2002

First DLW built 3300 HP WDG-3C  Freight Loco turned out.

June

2005

2.4 MW Diesel Generating Set commissioned.

September

2005

Certified for OHSAS- 18001:1999

November

2006

First  IGBT based WDG-4 loco turned out.

January

2007

5000th Locomotive turned out.

November

2008

Locos exported to Mozambique.

October

2010

First Dual Cab WDP-4D loco turned out.

February

2012

First 5500 HP WDG-5 locomotive manufactured.

November

2012

First Dual Cab WDG-4D loco turned out.

January

2013

Enter into Golden Jubilee Year.

April

2013

Special WDP4D locomotive turned out equipped with new features.

April

2013

DLW bagged the shield of Best Production Unit of Indian Railways.

July

2013

1000th High Horse Power Locomotive turned out.

January

2014

Golden Jubilee Locomotive WDP4B ‘PRATEEK’ turned out.

September

2014

7051st Locomotive turned out.

December

2014

Inauguration of Expansion Project of DLW by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

April

2016

First Vacuum type Bio-Toilet equipped WDG-4D loco turned out.

October

2016

Dedication of the first phase of Expansion Project of DLW to the Nation by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

December

2016

2000th HHP loco flagged off by MoSR.

February

2017

First electric loco WAP-7 turned out.

March

2017

Obtained certification of ISO 50001: 2011, for Energy Management and GreenCo Silver Rating under  the GreenCo Green Company Rating System.

March

2017

First High Horse Power loco dispatched to Non-Railway customer (M/s.OPGC).

March

2017

Highest ever Annual outturn of 334 locomotives including 317 HHP and 2 electric locomotives.

April

2017

DLW bagged the Best Production Unit Shield 2016-17 of Indian Railways for second successive year.

 



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