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25 KV AC Traction was introduced for the first time in Indian Railways in the Dangoaposi section of CKP division during 1959. Consequent upon the electrification, electric locomotives imported from France (SNCF). Railways were inducted for hauling freight traffic. For the maintenance of these locomotives (WAG-1 Class locomotives). The electric loco shed, Tatanagar was established in the year 1962 under the supervision of SNCF Railway. Tata Electric Loco Shed then became the second loco shed of Indian Railway. The Shed started functioning with a holding of 69 locomotives.

Loco Holding of ELS / TATA as up to April  2012

WAM - 4WAG - 5AWAG - 5 HAWAG - 7WAG - 9Total

Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 11-05-2016  

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