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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) ShriLalBahadurShastri.
November
1968
First Meter Gauge Locomotive (YDM-4) released by (Late) ShriMorarji 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
Highest out turn of 161 Locos (amonuting to 230 units.)
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.
December
2002
DLW certified for ISO-9001:14001.
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.
March
2011
Highest out turn of 267 locomotives.
February
2012
First 5500 HP WDG-5 locomotive manufactured.
March
2012
Highest out turn of 190 High Horse Power locomotive.
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.
March
2014
Highest out turn of 304 locos including 269 High Horse Power locos.
September
2014
7051st Locomotive turned out.
December
2014
Inauguration of Expansion Project of DLW by Hon’ble Prime Minister ShriNarendraModi.
March
2016
Highest out turn of 330 locomotives, including 300 High Horse Power Locos.
April
2016
DLW bagged the Shield of Best Production Unit of Indian Railways.



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