October 18, 2023 – Kolkata: Titagarh Rail Systems Limited (TRSL), formerly known as Titagarh Wagons Limited, has officially entered into a contract with the Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) to provide critical support for the Ahmedabad Metro Rail Phase-II Project. The contract, valued at Rs. 350 crore, covers the design, manufacture, supply, testing, commissioning, and training of 30 standard gauge cars.
Titagarh Rail Cars to roll out for Ahmedabad Metro
The company has set ambitious deadlines, with a prototype delivery expected within 70 weeks from the Letter of Acceptance (LOA) issued on August 29, 2023, and the project’s completion within 94 weeks from the same LOA.
TRSL’s cutting-edge facility in Uttarpara, located in the Hooghly district of West Bengal, India. It will serve as the primary production hub for these state-of-the-art metro cars.
The Ahmedabad Metro Rail Phase-II Project, with a total cost of Rs. 13,500 crore, is currently being executed by GMRC. This significant initiative is set to add 28.2 km of new Metro lines to the city’s existing network, further enhancing public transportation and connectivity.
About Titagarh Rail Systems Limited
Titagarh Rail Systems Limited (TRSL) is a prominent player in both Passenger and Freight Rail Systems, providing mobility solutions to billions of people. Its extensive portfolio includes railway wagons, components, passenger coaches (EMU/MEMU), and Metro Coaches.
TRSL holds the distinction of being the largest private sector manufacturer of railway wagons. It is also well-established in the field of passenger coach manufacturing. The company has secured notable contracts from Indian Railways, including the largest-ever order for wagons. TRSL is actively involved in the production and supply of Metro cars for Pune Metro and Surat Metro.
Additionally, TRSL, in collaboration with its Italian venture, has developed full aluminum body Metro Coaches for Pune. The same are manufactured at their state-of-the-art facility in Uttarpara, West Bengal. The company’s commitment to the “Atma Nirbhar” and “Make in India” initiatives makes it an integral part of India’s rail systems and development efforts. TRSL operates not only from Uttarpara but also has engineering infrastructure in Titagarh, West Bengal, and Bharatpur, Rajasthan.