Alstom, Siemens & Stadler In a Race To Set Up Coach Production Factory

Alstom, Siemens & Stadler In a Race To Set Up Coach Production Factory

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Date of Post : 22 July, 2017

Kolkata: Three Transportation giants Alstom, Siemens, & Stadler Bussnang AG are in a race to set up an electric rail coach factory in West Bengal.

The proposed rail coach factory, which will produce coaches with aircraft-type interiors and is expected to come up on railway land in Kanchrapara near Kolkata on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis & will involve a total investment of Rs 2,000 crore (approx US$ 312.5 Million).

More Information:

  • This is the 2nd largest tranche of FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in the railway sector under the “Make in India” programme.
  • The selected bidder will manufacture & supply train sets comprising nearly 5,000 electric rail cars over 12 years & undertake their maintenance for another 13 years.
  • The factory will produce rolling stock worth Rs 50,000 crore (approx US$ 7812.5 Million) in 12 years and will help Railways save almost Rs 10,000 crore (approx US$ 1562.5 Million), compared to the imported value of these coaches.
  • Indian Railways (IR) have already shortlisted 3 consortia, namely, Siemens-Bombardier Transportation, CRRC Corporation of China-Alstom Transport, & Stadler Bussang AG (Switzerland)-Medha Servo Drives.
  • The government will own 26% in the joint venture.
  • Final bidding will take place in December 2017.
  • This project is part of the modernisation drive of Indian Railways.

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That’s great when there has been over 700 workers loose thier jobs at Nippon Sharyo in Rochelle IL and people keep taking jobs from US.