Make in India LHB coaches that enhance passengers safety railway-news

 

Make in India LHB coaches that enhance passengers safety

 

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream ‘Make in India’ project just got a boost from Indian Railways! For the first time, Indian Railways has rolled out 100% ‘Make in India’ LHB (Linke-Hofmann-Busch) coaches, with each and every component made in the country. Manufactured at ICF (Integral Coach Factory) at Chennai, the ‘Make in India’ the coaches have been allotted to Western Railways. The technology for making modern coaches was acquired by Indian Railways from Linke-Hofmann-Busch, Germany back in 1995. However, till now even though the coaches were made and assembled here, some components were imported.

“Coach No. LACCN 111 and LSDD 166 with 100% indigenous content was flagged off after inspection from Member Rolling Stock of the Railway Board,” an ICF official told FE Online. Out of the two ‘Make in India’ coaches that have been rolled out by ICF, the non-AC one has 100% indigenous components. The AC coach has one imported component. “The non-AC coaches are fitted with wheel disc manufactured at Rail Wheel Factory at Bangalore. The AC coach has an imported wheel that has been assembled at ICF with some value added component,” the ICF official said.


Posted Date :  10-10-17

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