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Posted: Apr 27 2012 (11:09PM)
Last Response: May 01 2012 (12:32PM)
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WDG5 - 5500 HP diesel electric locomotive
A new diesel locomotive for Indian Railways - the WDG5
These are the first images of # 50001, the prototype WDG5 locomotive at DLW, Varanasi. At 5,500 HP, this is the most powerful diesel locomotive to be ever made in India. The locomotive ready, except for the RRT (Real Road Test)clearance from CRS. The locomotive/series is named Bheem, after the strong Pandav brother from epic of Mahabharat. The loco has a 20 cylinder EMD prime mover and an AC-AC transmission.
All photograph are by Subhabrata Chatterjee/IRFCA Kolkata with due permission from the concerned authorities. March 2012.
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Harris Kiran*^ 4090 blog posts 349 correct pred (66% accurate)
yeah but its a inconvenience caused for LP's , what were the Drawbacks in WDP4D, why was its production stopped , any Idea ?? , As far as I know TKD shed is using it and its running fine
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