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Diesel Locomotive Roster – The WDP and WDG Series!

The WDG4 EMD Diesel Locomotive Engine of the Indian Railways

It took four decades after running around with the “mixed” WDM series that the Indian Railways finally thought that it would be a good idea to come out with separate dedicated specialized diesel locomotives (engines) for passenger and freight services. ...

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Indian Railway Locomotive Terminologies & Design

Pune Twin WDG4s

Locomotives are very complicated and very heavy machinery, which they have to be, given the enormous amount of work they are meant to do. The average Diesel engine inside a locomotive has 16 cylinders (V16) and displaces around 150 liters, ...

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