Creation of Mobility Directorate in Railway Board’s Office

In line with the Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu’s budget speech for creation of cross functional Directorates to focus on areas like speed enhancement, motive power depicting Mission Raftaar Ministry of Railways has decided to constitute a new Directorate … Continued

Railway Ministry Takes Major Step Towards Scientific and Technical Collaboration Among Major Government Technical and Scientific Agencies for Development of Special Material and Technologies for Improving Railway Rolling Stock

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First Round-Table Meeting Chaired by Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha, convened on 25th April 2016 to discuss the Issue- “Scientific and Technical Collaboration Among Major Government Technical and Scientific Agencies for Development of Special Material and Technologies … Continued

Manufacturing Capability for Rolling Stock in Indian Railways

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During 2014-15 the Production Units of IR produced Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), Chittaranjan manufactured 250 BG electric locomotives including 145 state-of-the-art 3-phase 6000 HP electric locos (equipped with IGBT technology based propulsion system & auxiliary converters). Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), … Continued

Research and Development in Indian Railways

Research and Development RDSO is the sole R&D organisation of Indian Railways(IR) and functions as the technical advisor to Railway Board, Zonal Railways and Production Units. One of the major roles that RDSO has played is that of developing and … Continued

Make in India for the World – Realizing export potential of Indian Railway products & services

Imperatives of export orientation   There exists a significant global opportunity for railway equipment, rolling stock and services. The current market volume for railway products, equipment and services is around EUR 162 billion per year and is said to be … Continued

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