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

Railway Type of traction 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-2002
Locos
on line
No. of
failures
Failures
per loco on line
Locos
on line
No. of
failures
Failures
per loco on line
Locos
on line
No. of
failures
Failures
per loco on line
Locos
on line
No. of failures Failures
per loco on line
Locos
on line
No. of
failures
Failures
per loco on line
Central Diesel 516 905 1.75 528 721 1.37 520 635 1.22 522 417 0.80 526 314 0.60
Electric 654 757 1.16 718 678 0.94 739 585 0.79 740 371 0.50 737 242 0.33
Eastern Diesel 436 391 0.9 433 326 0.75 434 299 0.69 431 266 0.62 425 264 0.62
Electric 390 288 0.73 403 279 0.69 401 234 0.58 415 258 0.62 416 252 0.61
Northern Diesel 467 740 1.58 477 672 1.41 509 511 1.00 534 519 0.97 538 456 0.85
Electric 260 213 0.82 272 185 0.68 286 168 0.59 287 158 0.55 289 144 0.50
North
Eastern
Diesel 108 509 4.71 117 498 4.26 135 320 2.37 146 335 2.29 146 83 0.57
Electric

Not applicable

Northeast Frontier Diesel 89 176 1.97 99 154 1.55 105 136 1.29 107 127 1.19 112 131 1.17
Electric

Not applicable

Southern Diesel 251 152 0.61 287 155 0.54 319 164 0.51 328 183 0.56 329 227 0.69
Electric 136 135 0.99 163 120 0.74 195 52 0.27 203 59 0.29 194 92 0.47
South Central Diesel

Not available

358 439 1.22 363 627 1.72 374 604 1.61 401 525 1.31
Electric

Not available

287 259 0.9 274 262 0.96 278 252 0.91 282 231 0.82
South Eastern Diesel 537 1734 3.22 549 1443 2.63 548 1338 2.44 549 1220 2.22 555 1070 1.93
Electric 498 1284 2.57 497 1027 2.07 500 938 1.88 503 1031 2.05 550 988 1.80
Western Diesel 240 191 0.8 268 118 0.44 280 156 0.56 282 157 0.56 288 156 0.54
Electric 311 162 0.52 318 96 0.3 327 102 0.31 321 98 0.31 323 91 0.28
Total Diesel 2644 4798 1.81 3116 4526 1.45 3213 4186 1.30 3273 3828 1.17 3320 3226 0.97
Electric 2249 2839 1.26 2658 2644 0.99 2722 2341 0.86 2747 2227 0.81 2791 2040 0.73

Source: Monthly statement of equipment failures sent by Zonal Railways to Railway Board and Indian Railway Annual Statistical Statement No.22



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