In a first, Mysuru Workshop’s Wheel Shop Manufactures 160 KMPH fit MEMU Motor Coach Wheel Set
Earlier, Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) had sought Mysuru Workshop to manufacture the 900 Trailer Coaches Wheel sets for 225 Trailer Coach Cars and 300 Motor Coach Wheel Set for 75 Motor Coach Cars. BEML is manufacturing MEMU coaches for 8 car formation with Bombardier Propulsion System to ply between Ghaziabad and Delhi region. All the required Material including drill bits are to be supplied by BEML at their cost. The work consists of machining and pressing of wheel and Axle Assy.
Wheel Shop of Mysuru Workshop has successfully manufactured High speed MEMU motor coach wheel set that is fit to run at a speed of 160 kmph. This wheel manufacturing is under taken for the first time in Indian Railway workshop against M/s Bombardiar quality plan. M/S Bombardier Transportations use these type of Motor Suspension Unit (MSU) Assemblies for Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) rakes in India.
The first batch of 6 wheel sets is ready for BEML under deposit work of Rs.2.4 Crs. 188 Trailer Coach wheels and 52 Motor Coach wheels have so far been manufactured.
Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR commended the work of Mysuru Works shop and said that this is a big achievement as wheels were being manufactured in Rail Wheel factories usually, claimed SWR press release.
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