Texmaco Rail & Engineering has been awarded a contract, valuing $67.7 million, by the Ministry of Railway, Bangladesh Government, for construction of 45 Kilometer Dual Gauge Railway Line, including Railway stations buildings, Level Crossing gates and a Custom House Building through North Eastern Border area in Maulavibazar District of Bangladesh adjoining Karimganj District of Assam state of India.
The Rail route is expected to enhance trade and passenger transportation between the two countries by opening a new custom check post. The line segment is planned to be constructed within a period of 18 months by the EPC Division - Kalindee Rail Nirman of the company. Track would be made with high standards of Railway construction specifications to carry 25 Ton axle load to ease transportation of heavy goods and commodities between the two countries.
Texmaco Rail & Engineering is one of India's leading freight car manufacturers and diversified engineering company. The company is the largest supplier of wagons to the Indian Railways in India with strong in-house capabilities for the design and manufacture of special purpose wagons.