Rail Coach Factory, Kanchrapara

Indian railway’s plan to share in-house designs and drawings of passenger coaches with private parties has created a flutter in its two production units – the Kapurthala-based Rail Coach Factory (RCF) and the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at Chennai. Initiating bulk privatisation of passenger coach manufacture, the railways had permitted […]

Railway’s ‘outsourcing’ plan put on hold after protests

A Railway Board directive to the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) to share its coach manufacturing know-how free of cost with private players has upset workmen, who feel it is against public interest and amounts to a sell-out of ICF’s mandate as a premier supplier of coaches to the Railways. The […]

Workers against ICF sharing know-how with Private Players

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