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                                       ELECTRIC LOCO SHED, VIJAYAWADA                                                                                                


The shed was established in the year 1979-80, with a homing capacity of 100 locomotives and  was inaugurated formally on 12th April 1981 by the then Honorable MOSR Shri M.Mallikarjun, celebrated the Silver Jubilee year during 2006.  



  • Foundation stone laid by Shri K. Hanumanthaiah, the then MOSR on 08/9/1972.
  • First loco no. 21217 (WAM-4) received from CLW/CRJ on  07/3/1980.
  • First light run between BZA-CLX with loco no. 21223 (WAM-4) on 15/3/1980 .
  • First  trail run with goods service between BZA-CLX on 17/3/1980 .
  • WAP-4 class locos were transferred from ELS/LGD in 2016, ELS/BZA has become one of shed in IR maintaining variety of locos WAM-4, WAP-4, WAG-5 and WAG-7.
  • ELS/BZA has been certified with Integrated Management System consisting of (ISO 9001: 2015 QMS, ISO 14001: 2015 EMS and BS OHSAS 18001: 2007) in 2018 

                                                     LOCO HOLDING  (223)


                                  WAP-4 locos:68                                        WAG-7 locos:112                                    WAG-5 locos:43                                           


Innovation of mobile hydraulic jig for removal/provision of centre pivot of WAG-7 has been  developed in-house by ELS/BZA . It was awarded with one of the best innovations in IR railway in Fy 2017-18.     






Source : South Central Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 21-12-2019  

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