BLW sets record in locomotive manufacturing

In a similar development, Banaras Locomotive Works (BLW) has set a new record by manufacturing the highest number of locomotives till date during 2021-22. A total of 367 locomotives were manufactured this year in­cl­u­ding locomotives exported to Mozambique. Of the 367, 31 WAP7, 332 WAG9 and four Mozambique locomotives were manufactured. Along with this, BLW generated a revenue of Rs 60.9 million from exported lo­co­motive pa­rts as against Rs 10.8 million in the previous year, 464 per cent higher as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. Similarly, the revenue generated from non-railway customers from the supply of locomotive parts stands at Rs 0.16 billion, 98.6 per cent higher than the revenue generated in the corresponding period in the previous year (Rs 0.08 billion).