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Brief History:

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
DLW bagged the ‘Best Production Unit Shield 2012-13’ of Indian Railways.
April
2013
Special WDP4D locomotive turned out equipped with new features.
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
DLW bagged the ‘Best Production Unit Shield 2015-16’ of Indian Railways.
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, 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.
August
2017
Obtained certification of ISO 3834, for Fusion Welding of Metallic Materials.
January
2018
Obtained NABL Accreditation for Laboratories
March
2018
  •  Successfully converted two old diesel loco WDG3A into Electric loco WAGC3 loco, this is first time in world
  •  Implementation of 5 S Workplace Management System
April
2018
DLW bagged the ‘Best Production Unit Shield 2017-18’ of Indian Railways for 3rd consecutive year.



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