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Dinesh Trivedi flags off the first BEML-made stainless steel EMU Print E-mail
Written by Arjun   
Friday, 21 October 2011
Bangalore: Railway Minister, Dinesh Trivedi, flagged off the first BEML-made stainless steel EMU (electrical multiple unit) for suburban trains and a 100-tonne stainless steel wagon. BEML has designed and produced them at its Bangalore complex for Indian Railways. The 100-tonne stainless steel wagon will be deployed on the proposed freight corridor.

Coinciding with the launch of the Bangalore Metro rail service, Trivedi inaugurated BEML's model of a Metro station outside its facility. BEML is making the metro coaches under licence from its Korean partner, Rotem.

Minister of State for Railways, K. H. Muniyappa, dedicated to the nation BEML's eight-wheel OHE car, which will be deployed on rail tracks for repair of overhead electric lines.

BEML manufactured Country's First Standard Gauge Metro Rail Cars for Delhi Metro and Aluminium Bottom Discharges Wagon for NALCO which were rolled-off by the then Chief Minister of Karnataka and Minister of State for Defence and Minister of State for Railways on 11th September 2009.

BEML, being the only Indian Company manufacturing Metro Cars, has supplied the rolling stock to Delhi Metro and Bangalore Metro. BEML has set a turnover target of Rs.4,300 Crores to be achieved during the FY 2011-12 with an Order Book of over Rs.5,000 Crores.

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