Alstom to double metro coach building capacity in India as order book grows


Alstom to double metro coach building capacity in India as order book grows

Alstom is planning to double its metro coach manufacturing capacity at Sri City as its order book for both domestic and export orders is growing. The facility will also be executing the Rs 25-billion order for the Mumbai metro.

The company has bagged orders from metro projects in Chennai, Kochi, Lucknow and Mumbai. From overseas, it has bagged orders from Sydney in Australia and Montreal in Canada. In the past three years, it has supplied 500 cars. In the next 18 months, another 500 cars will be delivered from this facility.

Speaking to reporters after flagging off Made-in-India coaches to Sydney, the first export order for the company from India, Alain Spohr, managing director (India and South Asia), Alstom, said that the current capacity of the facility was 20 cars per month and the utilisation was 16-18 cars a month.  Read More

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