Rail Coach Factory, Kanchrapara


Kanchrapara Rail Coach Factory 9
Kolkata: After awarding a Rs 40,000 crore project to Alstom and GE Transport for locomotive projects in Bihar last month, Indian Railways has embarked on a second major initiative. It is set to open tender for a delayed Metro Coach Factory at Kanchrapara in West Bengal on Thursday, for which global transportation and […]

Railway Ministry to open bids for Kanchrapara Rail Coach Factory ...



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



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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