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What is the difference between a WAP - 5 & WAP - 7 Electric Loco ?  
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Aug 12 2011 (19:55)
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What is the difference between a WAP - 5 & WAP - 7 Electric Loco ?

Aug 06 2011 (17:02)
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Sealdah Jammu HumSafar should get JRC Stoppage*^~   Added by: Sealdah Jammu HumSafar should get JRC Stoppage*^~  Aug 12 2011 (19:55)
WAP-5 is known for it's speed (Max Speed Potential : 200 Kmph) as it is usually meant for hauling medium load trains like Rajdhanis & Shatabdis . On the other hand , WAP-7 is known for it's power as it is usually meant for hauling heavy load trains like 20+ Coach Long Distance Non - Rajdhani Trains (Max Speed Potential : 140 Kmph) . If you want a combination of both speed and power then it's got to be a Diesel Dippy which is the WDP-4 Loco (Max Speed Potential 180 Kmph and can also haul heavy load trains but not at such high speeds due to Present Indian Track Conditions) . Thanks for asking this question .
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