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FIRST THREE PHASE LOCO FITTED WITH AC CAB PRODUCED BY CLW

TheFirst 3-phase Electric locomotive( WAG-9 Loco No. 31291) fitted with Cab Air – Conditioning System in Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) was flagged off and dedicated to the service of the nation on 31-1-2011by General Manager/ CLW , Shri Amar Nath in a simple ceremony inside the shop. Principal Officers , Senior Officers , members of Staff council and President / CLW-Women’s Welfare Organisation (CLW-WWO) along with Members of the CLW-WWO andstaff of CLW were present on the occasion.
This is the first of its kind Electric locomotive produced by the CLW on Indian Railways . This will help the Loco pilot to bear the harsh atmosphere during the summer and winter months and will boost the efficiency of the loco pilot in working the Locomotives . It is hoped that with this the stress levels on the Loco pilot will reduce considerably and Indian Railways will be benefited in improving safety and efficiency.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Amar Nath, GM/CLW, appreciated the efforts for such successful endeavor and hoped CLW would design & develop more such innovations in order to face new challenges in future also. A group award of Rs 20,000 was announced by the General Managerfor the successful endeavor .

Source - Press Releases by CLW