BEML flags off last train set for Kolkata Metro Project
18th Jun 2020

BEML has flagged off the last train set for Kolkata Metro (East West) project from its Metro coach factory at Bangalore Complex. The company secured the contract for 14 train sets (6cars each), valued at approximately 900 crore from Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation.

The company independently completed the design, manufacturing activities and the delivery of the proto type train set was done during March 2018, which was subjected to extensive testing and trials on KMRC mainline including statutory testing by RDSO & CRS and cleared all the tests. Subsequently, the company built KMRC train sets were put to revenue operation since February 2020 and are operating satisfactorily. Further, 6 train sets are ready for deployment in revenue operation.

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.