Zone-wise details of total number of diesel and electric engines in Indian Railway
Ministry of Railways
Operational Diesel and Electric Locomotives
Zone-wise details of total number of diesel and electric engines operational in the country are as under:
|S. No.||Railway Zones||Diesel Engines||Electric Engines Broad Gauge (BG)|
|Broad Gauge||Metre Gauge||Narrow Gauge|
|13||South East Central||187||0||29||254|
Zonal Railways have been advised to provide Electric locomotives in newly electrified sections subject to operational feasibility and availability of electric locomotives.
Trains are run as per scheduled Time Table of Trains prepared on the basis of the sectional speed, design speed, trailing rolling stock, track geometry and other operational/commercial factors.
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 29.12.2017 (Friday).