The following data is taken from reports published by the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG India) in 2002.

Here the data shows the distances and times worked by locomotives that are generally in active use compared to the total number that are out 'on line' (out from the home shed), computed statistically over a period of time.

Railway Description 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002
Diesel Electric Diesel Electric Diesel Electric Diesel Electric Diesel Electric
Central Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 390 423 377 427 384 465 386 481 392 486
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 516 529 498 527 505 534 520 545 516 557
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 23.20 23.50 23.50 22.90 23.60 23.50 23.40 23.40 23.30 24.00
Eastern Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 309 307 309 305 322 305 324 305 318 339
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 348 323 348 332 359 336 363 343 362 390
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 22.84 22.90 23.10 23.30 23.30 23.50 23.30 22.50 NA NA
Northern Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 425 509 418 499 414 475 412 506 399 536
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 623 526 605 554 576 525 573 512 541 537
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 14.20 23.42 18.58 21.90 20.30 21.40 17.60 23.40 15.80 23.44
North Eastern Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 353 NAP 333 NAP 319 NAP 321 NAP 321 NAP
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 514 NAP 502 NAP 514 NAP 524 NAP 524 NAP
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 16.40 NAP 16.40 NAP 14.30 NAP 14.10 NAP NA NAP
Northeast Frontier Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 321 NAP 316 NAP 286 NAP 284 NAP NA NAP
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 289 NAP 286 NAP 292 NAP 299 NAP NA NAP
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 19.60 NAP 20.80 NAP 18.50 NAP 19.60 NAP NA NAP
Southern Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 379 407 373 368 371 362 372 378 374 416
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 452 477 435 483 445 484 453 464 461 475
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 17.82 17.34 17.10 16.90 17.10 17.20 16.80 16.70 17.11 16.14
South Central Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 383 351 364 356 377 369 383 374 357 360
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 496 574 473 603 505 612 500 643 472 650
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 20.53 16.62 20.30 15.80 20.20 16.50 20.30 16.70 NA NA
South Eastern Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 255 367 251 370 248 382 258 382 259 374
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 377 393 381 388 394 391 402 386 363 386
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 15.80 19.80 15.20 19.80 14.90 21.40 16.20 21.80 NA NA
Western Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 314 383 310 395 323 387 334 386 344 390
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 455 461 484 482 483 494 507 523 520 533
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 14.67 15.70 14.10 15.60 14.30 15.40 14.60 15.10 15.09 15.72
All India average Engine Kms. Per day per engine on line 337 395 320 389 325 401 327 409 NA NA
Engine Kms. Per day per engine in use 423 456 420 476 428 467 435 471 NA NA
Engine hours worked per day per engine in use 18.80 18.90 18.60 18.70 18.50 18.80 18.50 19.00 NA NA

Source: Indian Railways Annual Statistical Statement No.No. 22



Data is taken from reports published by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, 2002.
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