Electric Loco Shed, Lallaguda

Electric Loco Shed, Lallaguda is a motive power depot performing locomotive maintenance and repair facility for electric locomotives of the Indian Railways, located at Lallaguda of the South Central Railway zone in Telangana, India.

Electric Loco Shed, Lallaguda
Location
LocationLallaguda South, Railway Colony, Secunderabad, Telangana
Coordinates17°26′N 78°32′E / 17.433°N 78.533°E / 17.433; 78.533Coordinates: 17°26′N 78°32′E / 17.433°N 78.533°E / 17.433; 78.533
Characteristics
Owner(s)Indian Railways
Operator(s)South Central Railways
Depot code(s)LGD
TypeEngine shed
Rolling stockWAP 7
WAG 9
History
Opened2000; 20 years ago (2000)
Former rolling stockWAP 4
WAG 7

Route haul map of LGD ELS

OperationsEdit

Being one of the three electric engine sheds in South Central Railway, various major and minor maintenance schedules of electric locomotives are carried out here. It has the sanctioned capacity of 175 engine units. Beyond the operating capacity, this shed houses a total of 248 engine units, including 123 WAP 7 and 125 WAG 9. Like all locomotive sheds, LGD does regular maintenance, overhaul and repair including painting and washing of locomotives. LGD locomotives used to be predominantly the regular links for trains traveling to north as well.

MarkingsEdit

Lallaguda loco shed has its own logo and stencils. Sometimes the shed uses sticker logo too.

LocomotivesEdit

SN Type of Loco HP Holding Comments Images
1. WAP 7 6122 129 In service  
2. WAG 9 6100 125 In service  
Total Locomotives Active as of November 2020[1] 255

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "e-Locos".