The HOG conversion work on the WR network was first started at the Mumbai Central Division of the zone in the month of November 2015, when the first rake of train number 12951/12952 Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express was converted
Indian Railways’ Western Railway (WR) zone achieves big success! This Indian Railways zone is operating the highest number of head-on-generation (HOG) system equipped LHB trains on the network! As many as 67 locomotives have been converted to HOG system-enabled ones over the Western Railways network, hauled by electric traction. The HOG technology is environment-friendly and helps in reduction in operating cost of trains. In this regard, a net savings of Rs 32.22 crore has been recorded during the current financial year of
Head on Generation technology is Environmentally friendly mode of operation over End on Generation s Diesel generator.
Moreover, EOG produced heavy noise pollution. In HOG no / nil noise pollution.The Guard / under guard s working efficiency also improved in HOG without subject to heavy noise in EOG and their heath / mental health also improved a lot.
ESTERN RAILWAY PIONEERS BY RUNNING HIGHEST NUMBER OF HOG CONVERTED TRAINS OVER INDIAN RAILWAYS
WR Saves More Than Rs. 32.22 Cr By Converting EOG LHBrakes Into Head on Generation (HOG) System In 2019-2020 & Rs. 83 Cr in the last 4 years
Photo caption: The newly converted 3-Phase state-of-the-art WAP7 locomotive.
Western Railway is continuously working towards contributing extensively to ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat’
All 39xxx DMW, 37xxx DLW locos are HOG
Yeah but CLW still ships some locos with HOG and prime example would be the HWH P5s that were just allotted are not HOG...
Yeah they can but I don't think they will do a research on P4 as they have already done to many upgrade on that loco from it's P1 days so right now 3 Phasers are only option...
That is not a problem unless someone literally pours a bucket of water on the connections. With typical drizzling, the danger of a short-circuit is practically zero.
The HOG system is switched on only after the connections are made and verified. So, there is no danger of electrocution during the connection. The connectors are also certified to be water proof, so some amount drizzling is not an issue.
30678 and 30679 are not converted. Still in HOG shell. 30630 and 30680 were converted to HOG.
Western Railway zone has achieved a unique record by running highest number of Head On Generation (HOG) system converted trains over Indian railways network.
Indian Railways has been working to reduce the carbon emission in its network through new and ingenious ways.
A statement released by the Western Railway has said that till now 67 electric locomotives converted to Head On Generation (HOG) System, which the highest on Indian Railways.
But unofficially Southern Railway tops whole IR in the HOG running count in 32 pairs of trains with 54 rakes currently..