India’s first 12,000 horsepower electric locomotive: All you need to know


India’s first 12,000 horsepower electric locomotive: All you need to know

* The Madhepura factory is a high-value Foreign Direct Investment joint venture with French rolling stock giant Alstom, reported news agency IANS

* The Rs 20,000-crore project is expected to roll out 800 high horsepower locomotives over 11 years

* The average cost of each locomotive is estimated to be Rs 25 crore

* The project cost includes Rs 1,300 crore for the setting up of the factory and two locomotive maintenance depots at Saharanpur (in Uttar Pradesh) and Nagpur (in Maharashtra) and the building of the stipulated number of locomotives Read More

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