As the production capacities of Indian Railways own Production Units namely, Integral Coach Factory/Chennai, Rail Coach Factory/Kapurthala and Rail Coach Factory/Rae Bareli, were not sufficient to meet the demand of coaches for Indian Railways, procurement was also made from other organizations namely Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML). Titagarh Wagons Limited (TWL), Jessops, BESCO Limited and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), 2924 coaches were supplies during the last 5 years i.e. from 2009-10 to 2013-14 by these firms to Indian Railways. The coaches manufactured by Railway Production Units during last five years are as given below :-
This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.