Diesel Loco Shed, Vatva
|Operator(s)||Western Railway zone|
|Rolling stock||WDM3D, WDG 3A, WDM 3A, WDS6 and WDS4B|
|Opened||9 November 1981|
Diesel Loco Shed, Vatva is a engine shed located in Vatva, Gujarat in India. It is located north-east of Vatva falling under Ahmedabad railway division. The shed caters to the need of freight as well as passenger trains.
It was established on 11 November 1981 with capacity holding of 15 locomotives, but currently it holds around 126 locomotives, WDM3D, WDG3A, WDM3A, WDS6 and WDS4B class. It received its first locomotive, a WDM 2, from Diesel Loco Shed, Ratlamn.
Major and minor schedules of Diesel Locomotives are carried out in the shed. The shed is ISO: ISO 9002:1994, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 9001:2008 certified.
The shed homes about 140 diesel locomotives of varied types, which are its primary rolling stock of the shed.
Types of Locos maintained and their HP & holdings
|SN||Type of Loco||HP||Holding|