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02-Apr2018

BEML delivers ultra modern metro train to Kolkata Metro

BEML has delivered the first set of six car metro train unit to Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRCL). BEML won this contract for supply of 84 nos. standard gauge metro cars (14 trains) to KMRCL East-West Metro Line against international competitive bidding. The total contract value is around Rs 900 crore.

BEML is the first Indian company supplying indigenously developed six car metro train with Advanced Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) system. The six coach rakes comprise of two Driving Motor Cars (DMC) at either end, LED lightings for energy conservation and latest train protection/control systems. The carrying capacity of each rake is 2068 passengers and with a maximum operation speed capability of 80 kmph.

The state-of-the-art metro trains are indigenously designed, developed and manufactured by BEML, truly realising the motive of 'Design in India' and 'Skill India' initiatives of the Government.

BEML a leading mining and construction equipment manufacturer has designed and developed indigenously over 40 products through its R&D, and are not only working in India but also in 65 countries around the world.



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