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Special Names of Locomotives

इंजनों के विशेष नाम

Antim Sitara — (“Final Star” in Hindi) Last broad-gauge steam locomotive (WP) produced in India.
Abhinav - Named to the first WAP6 initially now rebuilt to a WAP4 numbered 22401 homed at Howrah(HWH) shed
Airavat - Named to some WDG-4's which belong to Gooty and Raipur Diesel locomotive sheds. These are named after Lord Indra's white elephant.
Baaz - (Bird of prey in Hindi) Mainly two WDP 4's 20011 & 20012 are called BAAZ, WDP-4's 20000-20009 also have the name stencilled on them in the side.
Baba Saheb - Named to a WAP-1 numbered 22021 homed at Royapuram(RPM) shed which is named after B. R. Ambedkar. It was the 110th electric locomotive of the year 1990-91.
Vallabh-Named to first WCAM1 #21800 now no longer in service. It means beloved. WCAM1 is also the first bi-current charged locomotive class in India.
Balwant - Named to first WCAM2 #21861. It means strong. WCAM2 was the most powerful bi-current charged locomotive class in India at the time.
Cheetah - Named to some Broad Gauge locomotives. They include a WDM3A #16612, WAG5H #24404, WAP4E #22541, WAP4 #22382 and some WDM3Ds.
Gajraj - Named to some Broad Gauge locomotives. They include some WAG7s and ALCo(American Locomotive Company) based locomotives.
Gajodhar
Garuda - Named to first Microprocessor controlled WDG-2a reclassified as WDG3A. It means eagle. This name is no longer in use. They had an unusual livery.
Jagjivan Ram - Named WAM-1 which is named after India's ex-Railway Minister Babu Jagjivan Ram.[24]
Jawahar - Named to the first WAP3 later rebuilt to a WAP1 #22005 homed at Arrakonam(AJJ) shed which is named after India's first prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru.
Krishnaveni - Named to a WAG-5E #23989 homed at Vijayawada(BZA) shed. It is named after Krishna River. It has a modified shell and single windscreen on either sides.
Navodit - Named to first natively produced 3-phase Electric Passenger locomotive WAP-5 #30011 homed at Ghaziabad(GZB) shed. It means 'New shining'.
Nav Jagran - Named to a WAP-5 # 30012 homed at GZB shed. It means 'New awakening'. It is the second indigenously produced 3-phase electric locomotive by CLW.
Gaurav - Named to some electric locomotives. It means pride. They include a WAP5 #30044 homed at Vadodara(BRC) shed and a WAP6 #22404 now rebuilt to WAP4.
Nav Shakti - Named to a WAG-9 #31030 homed at GMO shed. It was a prototype for WAG9H but it was later rebuilt to a standard WAG9. It has twin white stripes in the livery.
Nav yug - (New era in Hindi) Named to first natively produced 3-phase Electric Goods locomotive: WAG-9. It is numbered 31022 homed at GMO shed.
Prabal - Named to some ALCo based locomotives which belongs/belonged to Lucknow(LKO) Shed. They include WDM3A, WDM2A, WDM2B, WDM2, WDM3D, WDG3A and WDM3B.
Prayas - Named to a WAG-7 #27512 homed at Kanpur(CNB) shed located in the Allahabad division of Railways. It has a Silver livery. It looks unlike any other WAG7.
Pushpak - Named to some WDP-3As homed at Tughlaqabad(TKD) shed of Northern Railway zone on Kanpur-Delhi section in Delhi. It means floriculture.
Rajhans - Named to some Passenger dedicated electric locomotives built by CLW. It means 'Royal Swan'. They include some WAP1s and a WAP4E # 22540.
Airavat - Named to a WAP-4e #22393 which belongs to Vadodara Shed at Sayajigunj of Western Railway zone in Gujarat. It has an unusual Red/Grey livery.
Mayur - Named to a WAP-4e #22678 which belongs to Vadodara Shed. It means peacock. It is the first locomotive built by CLW in the year 2007.
Pawanhans - Named to a WAP-4e #22234 which belongs to Vadodara Shed. It means 'Air Swan'. It has been fitted with three compressors.
Arjun - Named to a WAP-4e #22604 which belongs to Vadodara Shed. It is the name of the lead character in Mahabharata. It is the first WAP4 allotted to the shed with roof-mounted headlamps.
Panther -Named to WAP-4e #22335 which belongs to Vadodara Shed.
Sahyattri - Named to a WAP-4e #22286 which belongs to Howrah(HWH) Shed of Eastern Railway zone in West Bengal at Howrah. It means co-passenger.
Samrat - Named to a WAG-7 #27455 homed at TKD shed. It means emperor. It looks unlike any other WAG7.
Shakthi - (Power in Hindi) Named to Some Micro-processor controlled WDG-3A locomotives. This name is still used unlike Garuda.
Shantidan - Named to first WAG-7 #27001 homed at GMO shed (29 March 1992) (christened by Mother Teresa). It means 'Gift of peace'.
Sukh Sagar Naveen - Named to a WAM-4BDR #20420 (not in service). It means 'New sea of happiness'. It is the first WAM4 allotted to the BZA shed and also the first WAM4 with a BDR sub-class.
Tiger Face - Refers to those WAG-7 locomotives which have red and white stripes on their front and painted red, white, blue. This was their original livery.
Velociti - Named to some ALCo based locomotives homed at Vatva(VTA) shed. It includes WDM3D and WDM3A. The name probably has the same meaning as velocity.
Tez - Named to some WDM3Ds in 111xx series which were previously homed at Gonda(GD) shed in Gonda district in Uttar Pradesh(UP). It means fast in Hindi.
Natraj - Named to a WDG4 numbered 12119 homed at Hubli(UBL) shed at Hubli in Dharwad district in Karnataka. It is the name of an Indian Goddess of dance.
Neelkanth - Named to a WDG4 numbered 12169 homed at UBL shed. It has been fitted with Distributed Power System(DPS). It is a name of Lord Shiva.
Maruraj - Named to some WDG4s homed at Bhagat Ki Kothi(BGKT) shed of North Western Railway zone in Rajasthan near Jodhpur.
Ajeet Maruraj - Named to a WDG4 numbered 12192 homed at BGKT shed. Ajeet means invincible.
Amit - Named to a WDG4 numbered 12195 homed at BGKT shed. It means Infinite.
Gir Lions - Named to some Sabarmati(SBI) shed WDG4s of Western Railway zone of Ahmedabad division in Gujarat. Gir is a name of a National Park.
Kaushal - Named to a WDG4 numbered 12253 homed at SBI shed. It means perfect. It is the first WDG4 built rated at 4500 hp built indigenously at DLW.
Vijay - Named to a WDG4D numbered 12681 homed at SBI shed. It has twin cabs and an unusual livery. It is the latest class of locomotives. It means victory.
Chetak - Named to some broad gauge locomotives. It is the name of Maharana Pratap's renowned horse. It includes a WDP1, WAP4E, WAG5A and some WAG5s, WAG5HEs,
Awadh - Named to a some WDM3As homed at Gonda(GD) shed. It was the name of a kingdom.[25]
Firex - Named to some American Locomotive Company based locomotives homed at Jhansi(JHS) shed of North Central Railway zone. It includes some WDM3As and WDM2As.
Sher Punjab - Named to a WDM3A numbered 16370 homed at Ludhiana(LDH) shed. It has an Orange/Dark Blue with white stripes livery. Sher means Lion.
Prachand - Named to WDM2A numbered 16852 homed at GD shed at Gonda, Uttar Pradesh. It means huge.
Deshbandhu - Named to a WDM2 numbered 17279 withdrawn from service. It means country brother. It is the first WDM2 of Andal shed withdrawn from service.
Kundan - Named to a WDM2 numbered 18233 preserved at Diesel Locomotive Works. It is the first WDM2 built on kits supplied by ALCo. Named after a form of a traditional Indian gemstone jewellery.
Veer - Named to a WDM3A numbered 18745R homed at JHS shed at Jhansi in UP under Jhansi division. It means brave. It is the first WDM2 rebuild of its shed.
Indraprastha - Named to a WDS4A numbered 19057 preserved at Regional Rail Museum, Howrah. It was the name of a city in which Pandavas lived.
Swachchata - Named to a WDS4D numbered 19571 homed at Beliaghata(BGA) shed at Kolkata. It has been fitted with mechanized track apron cleaning system.
Subhash - Named to a WDS4D numbered 19577 homed at BGA shed at Sealdah railway station in West Bengal. It is named after Subhas Chandra Bose.
Viraam - Named to a WDS4D numbered 19732 which was scrapped in October 2011. It was the last WDS4 produced. It means end. It was homed at Kurla(CLA) shed.
Aravali - Named to some WDP4s homed at BGKT shed. It is named after a mountain range running through the Rajasthan which is close to the shed.
Agni - Named to a WDP4 numbered 20090 homed at BGKT shed. It means fire. It is the first locomotive produced by DLW in July 2009.
Vikram - Named to a WDP4 numbered 20092 homed at BGKT shed. It means victory. It is the last WDP4 allotted to BGKT shed.
Rajatabha - Named to a WAM4G numbered 20401 which is scrapped. It was the first WAM4G. It was homed at Bhilai(BIA) shed of Durg district in Chhattishgarh.
Surubhi - Named to a WAM4P numbered 20615 which is scrapped. It is the name of Goddess Lakshmi. It was homed at Asansol(ASN) shed in West Bengal.
Navchetna - Named to a WAM46P numbered 21380 homed at Asansol(ASN) shed. It means new feeling. First WAM4 at this shed to be fitted with SI unit and Microprocessor.
Anant - Named to a WAM46P numbered 21399 homed at Bhusaval(BSL) shed of Central Railway zone at Bhusawal. It means infinite. The last WAM4 to be built.
Ravindra - Named to a WAP1 numbered 22043 homed at GZB shed. It means 'Lord of the Sun'. It is the first WAP1 fitted with SI unit with top-mounted headlamps at this shed.
Vidyasagar - Named to a WAP1 numbered 22058 homed at Royapuram(RPM) shed of Southern Railway zone in Chennai. It means 'Sea of knowledge'.
Aastha - Named to a WAP1 numbered 22076 homed at GZB shed at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh in UP. It means faith. It was the last WAP1 produced.
Swarnanjali - Named to a WAP4 numbered 22242 homed at HWH shed. It means 'Gold Offerings to God'. It is the first WAP4 in the Red with yellow stripe livery.
Louhapurush - Named to a WAP4E numbered 22333 homed at BRC shed. It means 'Iron Man'. Named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The locomotive has a unique road number.
Yugantar - Named to a WAP4 numbered 22591 homed at GZB shed. It means ever-lasting. It is the first WAP4 to be fitted with top-mounted headlamps along with Microprocessor control.
Avtar - Named to a WAP4 numbered 22615 homed at GZB shed in Ghaziabad district, India. It means same as Avatar. It has been fitted with static converter.
Khandesh - Named to a WAP4E numbered 22680 homed at BSL shed. It refers to the north-western portion of Maharashtra state where the locomotive runs.
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