BEML has forayed into manufacture and supply of Metro Cars during 2002 and is the reliable Make in India partner in Metro Rolling Stock, having supplied so far more than 600 Metro Cars to Delhi Metro
Bangalore (SBC): Defence Public Sector Undertaking & Major Manufacturers of Metro Cars in the Country, BEML has received order worth Rs. 645 crores from DMRC for design, manufacture, supply testing and commissioning of 74 no’s broad guage Metro Cars for their RS-13 project (Rolling Stock). The traction systems are to be supplied by Mitsubishi Electric Corp. The 1 676 mm gauge vehicles are required to be compatible with the existing RS1 stock which was supplied by the MRM Consortium.
In this regard, H.S.Anand, Director (Rolling Stock) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation signed an Contract Agreement with BEML for supply of Metro Coaches in the presence of S S Joshi, Executive Director (RS), Amarendra Kumar, Chief Eletrical Engineer, DMRC, P Dwarkanath, Chairman & Managing Director, Aniruddh Kuma:-, Director, (Rail & Metro), S Prasad, Executive Director, B L Manjunath , Chief General Manager, BEML today at Bangalore
BEML has previously supplied 600 metro cars to Delhi, 150 to Bangalore and 40 to Jaipur, and said that the latest order would confirm its position as the preferred manufacturer to meet ‘emerging opportunities’ in the Indian Metro Rail market. BEML has forayed into manufacture and supply of Metro Cars during 2002 and is the reliable Make in India partner in Metro Rolling Stock, having supplied so far more than 600 Metro Cars to Delhi Metro. BEML has already supplied 150 Metro Cars to Bangalore Metro for their Phase I. BEML is also the rolling stock supplier to the Jaipur Metro project and supplied 40 Cars, the revenue operations of which have commenced recently. With this, BEML emerged as the preferred Metro Coach manufacturer in the country to encash emerging opportunities in the Metro segment.