Loco Park, Chittaranjan

1-DSC05582-0011-DSC05581Loco Park of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), Chittaranjan, West Bengal.
The production activity of CLW was started on 26th January, 1950 the day when India became Republic. The initial product of CLW was Steam Locomotive . In the period 1950-1972 Chittaranjan Locomotive Works turned out a total number of 2351 Steam Locomotives.
It is the only major Electric Locomotive manufacturer in the country. It is situated at the Border of West Bengal and Jharkhand and is at about 32 km from Asansol and 237 kms from Kolkata. The place where CLW is situated today was actually a cluster of small villages. Source : CLW Website

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Loving nature, traveling, reading and little bit of painting in my leisure. My love for nature & travel has lately developed a passion for photography which is reflected in my Blogs, especially showcased at my Blog "Nature & Travel Photos" (http: exxtracts.wordpress.com).
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