BHEL bags Rs.672 Crore order for electrics for 25 kV AC Mainline EMU Trains

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New Delhi : Against international competitive bidding (ICB), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured a landmark contract for 146 sets of lGBT-based 3 phase electrics for 25 KV AC Mainline EMU (MEMU) trains.

 

Valued at Rs.672 Crore, the order has been placed on BHEL by  Rail  Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala. BHEL’s scope of the work in the order envisages design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of IGBT-based propulsion system and other equipment  for MEMU trains  of Indian Railways.

 

These state-of-the-art system and equipment will be developed and produced by BHEL at its various manufacturing plants located at  Bengaluru,  Bhopal  and  Jhansi.

 

BHEL has been a reliable and trusted partner in the growth of Indian Railways for over 50 years and has always remained in the forefront for bringing in new technology. The company has been supplying electric as well as diesel locomotives, EMUs, propulsion system sets  and drives  to Indian  Railways  over the years.

 

Notably, BHEL has supplied 360 electric locomotives of various ratings to Indian Railways apart from over 370 Diesel Electric Shunting Locomotives to various industries which are operating successfully.

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