Alstom’s ‘Make in India’ electric locomotives go off track on safety test


Alstom’s ‘Make in India’ electric locomotives go off track on safety test

In a setback for the ‘Make in India’ initiative of Indian Railways (IR) and Alstom’s plans in the country, the French major’s electric locomotive has failed to clear a trial conducted by the Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO). On April 10 last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had flagged off the new locomotives from Alstom India’s Madhepura facility in Bihar.

The facility is officially a joint venture, with the company having 74 per cent of the equity and IR the other 26 per cent. According to an official source, during trial  Read More

 

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