CR’s Parel workshop rolls out 100th non-customer engine
Mumbai: Central Railway (CR)’s Parel workshop in the city has rolled out its 100th indigenously manufactured engine in non-customer category, since its inception in 2007.
The locomotive, comes with a micro-processor based control system, Central Railway Chief PRO Narendra Patil told reporters here yesterday.
The system activates the brakes and cuts off the fuel supply in case of any fault in the engine.
The WDS6 diesel engine has 1350 HP and weighs 126 tonne, he said.
This is the 100th engine in the non-customer (non-passenger) category made at the workshop since it started in 2007, Patil said.