- DLW redirects here. For the DL&W railroad in the United States, see Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad. For the light rail system in London, see Docklands Light Railway
The Diesel Locomotive Works
) in Varanasi
, is a production unit owned by Indian Railways
, for which it manufactures diesel-electric locomotives
and spare parts.
Founded in 1961, the DLW rolled out its first locomotive three years later, on January 3, 1964. It manufactures locomotives which are variants based on the original ALCO
designs dating to 1960s and the GM EMD
designs of the 1990s.
DLW locomotives have power outputs ranging from to . Currently DLW is producing EMD GT46MAC
and EMD GT46PAC
locomotives under license from Electro-Motive Diesels
(formerly GM-EMD) for Indian Railways.
It has supplied locomotives to other countries such as Germany
, Sri Lanka
, Sudan Tanzania
, and Vietnam
and also to a few users within India, such as large power plants.
7.''Times of India, Nov 14, 2009''
8. ''Times of India, Nov 14, 2009''