As a part of ER’s endeavor to blend innovation with Green Initiatives, towards achieving energy efficiency with better environment, Kanchrapara Workshop of ER has innovated an electric loco into dual mode . This dual mode loco can work under 25000 Volt electric traction and can work also where yard lines are not electrified, by battery voltage for shunting. This loco is given to Howrah yard. Such dual voltage loco, as green energy model, is first of its kind introduced in Eastern part of India. After WCR , ER is the 2nd Railway Zone, to introduce such dual mode loco.