The Diesel Loco Shed of the South Central Railway at Gooty town celebrated its golden jubilee year of existence here on Thursday amidst much fanfare and nostalgia, replete with retired employees of the initial years. Speaking as the chief guest of the programme, P.C. Gajbhiye, Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Gooty Diesel Loco Shed (SCR) said the facility that was started as a steam-based locomotive maintenance shed has become a state-of-the-art Diesel Loco Shed which boasts of handling close to 182 locomotives as against its built up capacity of 110. “The shed would be able to handle 250 locomotives in next two years after upgrade of infrastructure,” he said. As part of the celebrations, five retired employees were felicitated. The function was attended by DRM Manoj Joshi, Senior Divisional Mechanical Engineer S. Srinivas and others.