New Delhi: BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.) has secured a landmark contract valued at Rs 672 crore from the Rail Coach Factory (RCF) Kapurthala. The order is for supply of 146 sets of IGBT-based 3 phase electrics for 25 KV AC Mainline EMU trains (MEMU Trains), BHEL said.
“BHEL’s scope of 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 & equipment will be developed & produced by it at BHEL’s various manufacturing plants located at Bengaluru, Bhopal & Jhansi.
BHEL has been a reliable & trusted partner in the growth of Indian Railways for over 50 years & has always remained in the forefront for bringing new technology, the company emphasized.
BHEL has been supplying electric as well as diesel locomotives, EMUs, propulsion system sets & drives to Indian Railways over the years.